Ceramica Fix Ltd. impressed their client with the professional finish and fast-track installation of wall and floor tiles in the new purpose-built Ducati UK headquarters.
All tiling was completed using one of UltraTile’s best-selling cementitious adhesives, ProFlex SP. A single part product, polymer modified for increased bond strength and enhanced performance.
The adhesive’s performance is rapid setting for faster completion, and it accommodates movement due to the product’s S1 classification. ProFlex SP is ideal for use with low absorbency tiles such as porcelains, and has exceptional water resistance making it suitable for use in wet areas and swimming pools.
The adhesive allows a 60 minute pot life and for grouting to begin after only 2.5 hours. Due to the product’s popularity and for job suitability, 10kg and 20kg bag sizes are available.
Almost 300m² of porcelain floor tiles and ceramic wall tiles were installed by Ceramica Fix’s team of fixers. These areas were then finished using UltraTile FlexJoint in grey. This grout boasts a super fine texture, is polymer modified for ultimate flexibility, repels water and will not mould. FlexJoint can be used with underfloor heating and can be used on joint widths from 1-20mm, confirming its suitability for use with large format tiles.
The new 8000 sq/ft premises housing offices, a warehouse, dealer training rooms, a workshop and a retail area was officially opened in September 2011. It’s prestigious unveiling heralds a new era for Ducati in the UK as it becomes part of the on-going development of the Silverstone site, which is home of two and four wheeled motorsport in the UK.