In compliance with EN norms – RG ( Reactive Grouts)

Epoxy Grout for filling of tiles & Stone joints up to 15 mm on the floor and on the wall.

Wallnut Connect & Lock premium Epoxy Grout is consisting of high quality special coated colour quartz, eco-friendly resin & hardener. The grout provides excellent high-quality joints between tiles & stone. The joints are chemical, stain & abrasion resistance. Connect & Lock Epoxy Grout doesn’t allow water to go through and can be used for filling the tile & stone joints up to 15mm on floor & on wall.

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Why epoxy grout is the best choice for all type of grouting work:

Epoxy grout
 comes with very high compressive strength and durability. It is highly resistant to stains, cracks, chemicals, harsh weather conditions, and climate changes. Highly thixotropic in nature and does not sag from the joint up to 15 mm. or even more. Permanent locking of color between joints. Very low VOC. Smooth and shiny flush joints between tiles & stone.

These features make epoxy grout the only way to go if youre looking for the most durable, efficient way to do tile work. The strength of epoxy grout makes it the most efficient solution for grouting work it can be used for almost any type of tile and stone. if you are looking for the most viable flooring solution to keep you away from redoing you tile and save a lot of money it's highly recommended. Epoxy Grout is consisting of high-quality special coated color quartz, eco-friendly resin & hardener. Grout doesnt allow water to go through and can be used for filling the tile & stone joints up to 15mm on the floor & on the wall

Epoxy Grout best uses as per the area

Heavily trafficked areas like entryways, hallways, and foyers
Harsh conditions exposed to grease and acid, like restaurant kitchens
Kitchen counters and backsplashes
Any type of flooring you want to protect such as.
Bathroom floor
Kitchen floor
Shower pan
Entryway
Shower wall
Bathroom wall
Polished or honed stone
Rectified tile

Advantages of Connect and Lock Epoxy Grout:
  • Permanent locking of color between joints.
  • High-quality UV stable color quartz in 23 shade.
  • No stain on grout joints.
  • High chemical & stain resistant.
  • Hygiene, antibacterial & does not allow fungal growth by itself.
  • Almost waterproof by its nature. 
  • Very high compressive strength.
  • Smooth and shiny flush joints between tiles & stone. 
  • Easy to mix, apply, and water cleanable at the site.
  • Durable and long-lasting.
  • Highly thixotropic in nature and does not sag from the joint up to 15 mm. or even more.
  • Very low VOC and at par with international norms.
  • Post application no acid or special cleaner needed to clean the surface.
Suitable materials for grouting:

• All types & size of glazed, ceramic & vitrified tiles.
• All types & size of natural and engineered stones.
• All type & size of ceramic & glass mosaic.
• All kinds of natural and re-engineered agglomerated stone.
• Large format tiles of all types including thin slabs.
• Tiles & mosaic in metal form.

Surface Preparation:
  • First, check that tiles or stone are fixed properly and are not sounding hollow. In case sounding hollow, the first repair or replace the area.
  •  Ensure that joints are clean and free from all foreign material such as oil, grease, dust, etc. In case the dust or cement particles are stuck inside the joint, use a vacuum cleaner or blower to remove the same. The Grout remover tool also can be used in case old grout to be removed.
  • In case working in an external area under the sun, avoid applying grout on a hot surface and in joint. First, let cool the surface of tiles or stone and don’t work under direct sun. A hot surface may compromise the final performance of grout.
  •  In case the surface of tiles or stone are absorbent, then before starting the application, first apply the grout in a small test patch area. In case discoloration of the surface, consult Wallnut technical representative, and stop the application.
  •  In case tiles or stone are rustic in nature and having uneven surfaces, it is possible that grout residue may remain on the surface and difficult to fully clean. In this case, better not to apply grout on the entire surface area. Also, if needed, edges of tiles or stone can be masked by applying suitable masking tape and can be removed post-cleaning of grouts.
Mixing Ratio: Part A-Hardener : Part B-Resin : Part C-color quartz: (1 : 2 : 8.5)
  • First, mix part A and Part B full quantity in any plastic bucket by using a slow-speed electric stirrer. Once uniform consistency of Part A & Part B is obtained, start adding Part C entire quantity until smooth & uniform paste is obtained for application.
  •  In case manual mixing is done, it is possible that the entire quantity of grout can be difficult to mix, in this case, it is advisable to adjust the paste consistency with Part C powder.
  •  In case part quantity of grout is mixed, it is advisable to use strictly the correct ratio of Part A: Part B (1:2). For taking the correct ratio, a measurement jar or marking given on Part A & B bottle can be used. (In case Part A & B mixing ratio are not correct, the final result may vary and grout performance can be compromised.)
  • Depends on the joint size on the floor and wall application, the thixotropic consistency of grout can be adjusted by Part C quantity. However, if high gloss is needed on the final grout surface, the Part C ratio can be adjusted as per need.
  • Use the mixed material within 15 to 45 minutes (Depends on ambient temperature) before it starts setting in the bucket.
How to apply & cleaning:
  • Before applying the grout on the overall surface of tiles or stone, test the small area for any discoloration due to absorbency in tiles or stone surface.
  •  In case tiles or stone surface is rough or uneven, it is advisable to apply the grout only in the joints and not on the entire surface of the tiles or stone to avoid cleaning issue. (A good masking tape also can be used if needed on the edges.)
  •  Spread the grout evenly on the surface of tiles or stone to cover the area. • Once grout is spread, fill the joint completely using rubber grout float. Keep the rubber float diagonally to the joint and apply a 45-degree angle to have a perfect filling.
  •  Once all the joints are filled properly, remove excess grout if any from the surface of tiles or stone.
  •  To achieve a flush joint, leave the grout approx. 15 to 45 minutes (Depends on temperature) in the joints. (Immediate cleaning of grout is possible, but it may lead to un-even grout surface finish).
  •  Start cleaning the grout with clean water and medium density sponge in a circular motion all over the joints. Finish the joint smoothly and evenly. (Change the water twice or more to have proper cleaning of the surface). The sponge cleaning will ensure the grout leaves a smooth and glossy finish at the joints.
  • There may be a white haze that appeared on the grout joints at the time of cleaning. This is not discoloration and the haze will disappear shortly after cleaning.
  •  Leave the grout for 24 hrs. to dry and fully set. Protect the area for any possible stain on fresh grout due to the movement of dust.
  •  After 24 hrs. the tile surface can be cleaned with soap water to remove any haze remained at the top.
Technical Performances and working data

In compliance with EN 13888 for RG (Reactive grout) 

Compressive strength : > 50 MPa : as per EN 12808-3

Abrasion resistance : < 175 mm3 : as per EN 12808-2

Water absorption after 240 min. : < 0.04g : as per EN 12808-5

Porcelain tiles/concrete tensile strength : ≥ 3 MPa : as per EN 1348

(Using as adhesive)

Fungal contamination : NIL

Bacterial contamination : NIL

(Data @ 28 days test. 23° C & 50% humidity)