Industry

Here hygiene has top priority

Tiling in foodstuff-processing plants


Breweries, dairy farms, slaughterhouses or ready-meal factories – they all have one thing in common: anywhere that processes cheese, cold meats, pizzas and such like, has to ensure scrupulous cleanliness. All fixtures, as well as floors and walls, which come into contact with foodstuff and raw materials, must constantly be cleaned by both chemical and mechanical means and must be disinfected.

But it’s not just the tile that has to be easy to clean, the grouting in the joint is just as important. Here the special joint mortar CF 200* offers the ideal solution: thanks to its alkaline nature it does not provide the living conditions that microorganisms such as mould spores need to thrive. It also means that the time spent on cleaning during running operations is manageable. What’s more, CF 200 is very resilient against oxidation agents, which are common ingredients in many disinfectants.

And apart from exemplary hygienic ambient conditions, all perishable food items must be kept in cold stores. When new tiles have to be fitted or when damaged tiles need to be replaced, the tile fitter will have very little time at his disposal to complete the works; to make his life even more difficult, he will additionally also be confronted with cool surface areas and low ambient temperatures. In this scenario M 10 Speed Flexible Adhesive manages to kill two birds with one stone: it achieves reliable adhesion extremely fast and at substrate and ambient temperatures that can be as low as + 3 °C.

1

Prime the screed with BOTAMENT® D 11 Deep Primer

2

Bond the BOTAMENT® SB 78 Sanitary Sealant Tape + the inside corner using M 21 Classic Flexible Superior Adhesive or M 10 Speed Flexible Rapid Adhesive

3

Insert the BOTAMENT® AE Sealant and Decoupling Membrane into the fresh adhesive bed of M 21 Classic Flexible Superior Adhesive or M 10 Speed Flexible Rapid Adhesive

4

Lay the tiles into a bed of M 21 Classic M 21 Classic Flexible Superior Adhesive or M 10 Speed Flexible Rapid Adhesive

5

Fill the joints with BOTAMENT® CF 200 Special Joint Mortar

6

Lightly wash off the tile cover removing any grout residue