- Setaflex Rapid S1
- Trade Flexi Rapid C2-FT
- Standard Set Setaflex S1
- Setaflex Semi-Rapid S1
- Ultimate S2
- AnhyFix (Gypsum based)
- Standard Set Extrabond
- Rapid Extrabond
- Thick Bed FlexiRapid
BAL has been a trusted brand of tile adhesives, floor levelling compounds and grout for over 50 years. It is the leading authority in the UK professional tiling market and is renowned for its stringent product quality, superior technical know-how and excellence in training.
Now part of the Ardex Group but firmly based in Trentham, Stoke-on-Trent BAL provides tiling products around the UK and world.
BAL sells products under the BAL, Dunlop, and MUDD brands. It was the first UK company to offer industry training to Professional Tilers at a specially created training centre.
We supply a range of BAL products so peruse the products below and contact us for any product / pricing queries.
BAL Bedding Mortar is a special cement with graded fillers for producing a high performance mortar bed for external use, allowing external pavers and tiles to be fixed to the requirements of BS 7533-4. Bed depth can be achieved from 10mm up to 100mm thickness (minimum 25mm on MOT Type 1).
Pre-blended – just add water, BAL Bedding Mortar is easy to mix and lay up to 100mm in a single application. With more than 1hr working time and walkable in 12 hours it provides the perfect bedding system for 20mm porcelain, stone and pavers. It is also freeze-thaw resistant – protecting external installations against damage. Suitable on both bonded and unbonded backgrounds including concrete and Type 1 MOT.
A rapid-setting levelling compound, BAL Level Fast can be walked on after only 30 minutes and tiled on after 45 mins. Level Fast can be used from 2mm to 30mm – including only 3mm over timber. Formulated with Fibre Strand Technology for extra flexibility and strength, there is no need for spike rolling – saving significant project time. With a 10 minute bucket life and 10 minute wet edge, it gives you longer time with each mix.
BAL Level Fast provides the perfect time-saving start to any tiling project with key features including self-smoothing, self-healing and a low-shrinkage technology. With a one-pour technology it can be used over most substrates including concrete, sand:cement screeds, overlaid timber and crucially underfloor heating installations.
BAL Level Max is a rapid-setting, high performance single part polymer-modified, protein-free, fibre cementitious leveller for floors. It has a maximum bed depth up to 80mm in a single application – the largest in the market. It is suitable for use over timber at 3mm, accepts foot traffic in 3 hours and can be tiled after only 4 hours at any depth saving significant project time and reducing costs.
It provides the perfect start to any flooring project with key features including added flexibility and strength, self-smoothing capability, low shrinkage and a protein free formulation. Easy to use, BAL Level Max is extremely versatile making it suitable for domestic and commercial projects as it is pumpable and achieves excellent coverage of 5m² at 3mm bed depth. Available in 25kg packs it is perfect prior to the installation of tiles or floor coverings even on key installations such as Under Floor Heating.
BAL Level Out is a high performance, fast-setting levelling compound for smoothing rough or impact damaged external concrete bases prior to tiling. It can be used from 2mm to 20mm thickness in a single application and is suitable for tiling after 3 hours, walkable after 2 hours at 20C. Water content can be reduced if gradient levelling has to be carried out.
BAL Level Out provides smooth and easy levelling of external areas. Pumpable, it requires 5.25ltrs of water per 25kg. A pot life of 30 minutes provides plenty of time to pour and spread per mix. Self-smoothing with great flow, it is water and frost resistant for long-life installations.
^ Can receive ceramic or natural stone tiles after 3 hours at 20°C. A longer drying period will be required at thicker depths and/or lower site temperatures.
It is a rapid-drying acrylic primer suitable for priming wall and floor backgrounds prior to the fixing of ceramics, mosiacs and natural stone tiles in dry or wet interior and exterior environments. BAL Prime APD stabalises dusty surfaces and reduces the porosity of backgrounds and may be used undiluted on plaster walls, tongue and groove floorboards. Use diluted on plaster walls (if dusty or porous), Anhydrite and cement floors. Use diluted on plaster walls when using ready mixed adhesives.
Perfect for priming walls and floors, BAL Prime APD offers a number of benefits for the fixer. Available in 2.5 litre bottles, the product can also be used with BAL levelling compounds and the BAL WP1 Tanking System. BAL Prime APD can be used undiluted and diluted and helps stabilise backgrounds prior to tiling in interior or exterior environments.
USE UNDILUTED ON:
USE DILUTED 1:1 with clean water on and a second coat:
MAY BE TILED AFTER: 30 minutes
A highly polymer modified cementitious slurry primer engineered for fixing natural stone and porcelain tiles or pavers in external areas onto BAL BEDDING MORTAR to the requirements of BS 7533 or as a bonding slurry onto a mature concrete base.
BAL Priming Slurry Bond is easy to apply using only a trowel, brush or roller, achieving a depth of at least 2mm. Should be applied wet on wet. Use slurry priming bond on both background, top of bedding mortar and applied to the back of the tile, slab or paver. Provides excellent coverage of 8m2 at 2mm thickness.
A water-based temporary protective tile sealer, BAL Protective Sealer protects surfaces against discolouration when using pigmented grouts. For use with all BAL grouting products, it can be removed by washing-off after grouting.
Suitable for most tile types, BAL Protective Sealer is an essential part of any tilers’ toolbox removing any potential need to re-grout or re-tile which could add significant costs and time to your job.
Typical Coverage per pack:
|Size: 2.5L||25-37m² (with 2 coat application)|
With exceptional bond strength and flexibility, BAL Terrace Grout can used for joint widths up to 15mm. Available in four popular colours – Black, Light Grey, Dark Grey and Beige. Hard wearing, water and frost-resistant.
Mixing quickly on-site with water, BAL Terrace Grout provides a smooth finish on external tiled or paved patios, terraces and paths. Easy to spread, with a pot life of 45 minutes, BAL Terrace Grout is the fixers choice for jointing external pavers, tiles and natural stone. Available in 10kg bags, coverage is approximately 0.5kg/m2 at 5mm joint widths. 24 hours cure time.
** BAL Terrace Grout must be part of a BAL pallet / half-pallet order to checkout (that’s how we do free delivery) **