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This rapid set thinset mortar is a lightweight, high-performance tile adhesive designed for Large and Heavy (Medium Bed Mortar) and thin-bed installations and features superior non-sag performance for wall installations. 


Product Overview

This highly versatile, quick set tile mortar is an ideal large format tile mortar for most every application where a high strength polymer modified, fast drying thinset is required. TRI-LITE Rapid contains no respirable crystalline silica levels that exceed the OSHA action level*

* OSHA action level set forth in OSHA’s Respirable Crystalline Silica (RCS) standard for construction, 29 CFR 1926.1153, as tested by an independent laboratory to be below the OSHA action level for respirable crystalline silica - see

Features & Benefits

  • Rapid set thinset – ready for grouting in 3-4 hours
  • Exceeds ANSI A118.15 FHT, A118.4 and A118.11
  • Lightweight tile adhesive – 27.5 LB (12.5kg) - same coverage as 50 LB (22.7 KG) of traditional mortar
  • Non-sanded formula, smooth texture, and easy to trowel. 
  • No respirable crystalline silica levels that exceed the OSHA action level*
  • Superior non-sag large format tile mortar
  • 3/4" (19 mm) thick without shrinkage
  • Smooth creamy formula, lightweight consistency is easy to trowel providing unmatched workability
  • Exceeds ISO 13007-C2FTS1P1 

Product Specifications


Product # 0279-0275-22-1
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Available Colors
Part of System LATICRETE®
Country Availability Canada, United States
Substrates Brick Masonry, Cement Backer Board, Cement Plaster, Ceramic Tile and Stone, Ceramic Tile and Stone, Concrete, Concrete and Brick Masonry, Concrete and Masonry Surfaces, Concrete Block, Exterior Glue Plywood, Gypsum Wallboard, Laminate, Non-Water Soluble Cut-Back Adhesive, Non-Water Soluble Cut-Back Adhesive, Vinyl Or Other Resilient Tile
Packaging Summary

27.5  lb (12.5 kg) bag


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