CERESIT CX 5 Rapid assembly mortar

  • Rapid setting – cured in 5 minutes
  • High-strength and shrinkage-free
  • For fixing metal and plastic elements

Features and benefits

Universal fast-setting mortar for quick, easy and strong fixing and assembling with perfect consistency for horizontal and vertical substrates (indoor & outdoor applications).

Properties

Description

CERESIT® CX 5 EXPRESS can be used to: embed, fix and anchor fast of any kind in concrete, cement-bond plasters, brickwork and screeds e.g. anchors, hooks connectors, hinges, elements of electrical installations, guide strips of corner slats, installation elements (passage pipes, brackets), fill fast assembly holes and locally damage concrete substrates, reprofile fast concrete substrates, seal temporary of spot water leaks e.g. prior to concrete repair or waterproofing work.Available pack size: 2kg, 5kg, 20kg, 25kg

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How to use

CERESIT Tiling CE60 LP Instructions Illustration Step 1

CERESIT CX 5 EXPRESS FAST-SETTING MORTAR SUBSTRATE PREPARATION

CERESIT CX 5 EXPRESS quick setting mortar can be used on compact, load-bearing and clean substrates free of adhesion-reducing substances, such as fat, bitumen, dust. The substrate should be moistened with plenty of water without creating a puddles.

CERESIT Tiling CE60 LP Instructions Illustration Step 2

MIXING AND APPLICATION OF CERESIT CX 5 EXPRESS FAST-SETTING MORTAR

The content of the packaging should be poured to the measured amount of water and mixed until the homogenous mass without lumps is obtained. For fixing, anchoring and filling apply material directly after mixing with no delay. Set elements and reprofile within 3-4 minutes. 

CERESIT Tiling CE60 LP Instructions Illustration Step 3

IMPORTANT TO NOTE WHEN USING CERESIT CX 5 EXPRESS FAST-SETTING MORTAR

Work should be carried out at ambient and substrate temperature from + 5° C up to + 30° C. At extreme temperatures, warmed-up or chilled water can be used. CERESIT CX 5 EXPRESS rapid assembly mortar contains cement and mixed with water has an alkaline reaction. 

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Frequently asked questions

CERESIT CX 5 EXPRESS can be used inside and outside – fast setting even at lower temperatures. Water and frost resistant. For horizontal and vertical substrates – suitable consistency for both. Does not cause chloride corrosion of metal elements. CX 5 fast setting mortar can be used in both dry and wet conditions.

CERESIT CX 5 EXPRESS quick setting mortar can be used on compact, load-bearing and clean substrates free of adhesion-reducing substances, such as fat, bitumen, dust. The substrate should be moistened with plenty of water without creating a puddles. In the case of blocking local water leaks, the existing gap should be disassembled in such a way as to create a possibility of the CERESIT CX 5 EXPRESS filling jamming into it. For anchoring a fitting hole of appropriate diameter should be forged or drilled. The clearance between the anchor element and the substrate of the mounting hole should not exceed 20 mm.

If material comes in contact with eyes, rinse thoroughly with water and seek medical advice. The content of chromium VI - below 2 ppm during the product’s validity period. For assembly of heavy structures and machines, use CERESIT CX 15 STRONG grouting mortar. For substrate water tanks waterproofing, it is recommended to use CERESIT CR 65 and CERESIT CR 166 waterproof slurries. In case of assembly of elements made of stone sensitive to discoloration, it is absolutely necessary to carry out their own tests to check whether the mortar will discolour the element.