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    How do I know what the open time is for a given product?

    Tilers

    Hi! How do I know what the open time is for a given product? Will it always say on the product itself?

    Asked by Bill on 5th Jan 2022
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    Angle Tiling

    "Yes, it will at room temperature. Room temperature can affect the pot time. For example, working in a glass conservatory during summer when it might be hot will reduce the pot time. My advice would be to mix a small amount and increase the mix each time till you're happy with what you can comfortably use in the pot time"

    Answered on 5th Jan 2022 - Member since Aug 2021 - report
    TOP CAT building and maintenance

    "Yes, most products will have directions of use and time limits..pay attention to temperature..the higher the temperature the quicker products start to set.

    Hope this helps thanks, Heath"

    Answered on 5th Jan 2022 - Member since Dec 2021 - report
    Massey Tiling Contracts

    "All products will have instructions on the packaging for mix detail and also open time detail if you mix to the instructed amount."

    Answered on 5th Jan 2022 - Member since Jul 2017 - report
    Tile-It

    "Most reputable manufacturers will back up the information printed on the product with a technical helpline phone number printed somewhere on the packaging.
    Every product differs slightly so it's always best to check."

    Answered on 5th Jan 2022 - Member since Feb 2019 - report

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