ARDEX X 32™ ​MICROTEC® Universal Rapid Setting and Drying Thin-to-Thick Bed Mortar

ARDEX X 32™ ​MICROTEC® Universal Rapid Setting and Drying Thin-to-Thick Bed Mortar

SKU: ARDEX-X32 Category:


A rapid-setting, Portland cement-based, polymer-modified mortar with MICROTEC® and self-drying technologies, ARDEX X 32™ MICROTEC® Universal Rapid Setting and Drying Thin-to-Thick Bed Mortar is ideal for moisture-sensitive natural stone, marble and granite installations. It will not contribute to staining, discoloration or warping of natural stone tiles. ARDEX X 32 can be used as a thin to thick bed up to 1 1/4” (31.8 mm) thick and is excellent for use with agglomerate and ungauged stones that require various mortar depths. Even at a 1 ¼” (31.8 mm) thickness, ARDEX X 32 is ready for grout in just 3 hours, making it ideal for same day interior or exterior fast track installations. ARDEX X 32 can be used over exterior concrete and masonry surfaces and over common interior substrates, including concrete, masonry and exterior-grade plywood.

Key Features

  • Fast setting – walk on and grout in 3 hours
  • Use as a thin, medium or thick bed mortar, up to 1 1/4″ (32 mm)
  • Ideal for use with moisture-sensitive stone, virtually eliminates staining, warping and discoloration
  • Water repellent; for fast track swimming pool and wet area applications
  • The ultimate mortar for interior and exterior ungauged stone applications
  • Ideal for use with heavy and large format tiles
  • Excellent sag resistance for walls and slump resistance for floors
  • Easy to mix and apply; mixes using just water
  • Ideal for rapid pre-smoothing of floors and walls prior to tiling



Microtec® Technology

Meets or exceeds ANSI 118.4

Meets or exceeds ANSI 118.11

Meets or exceeds ANSI 118.15

ISO Classification: ISO C2 FTE S1

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40 LBS

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