When adhering ceramic or porcelain tiles to an Atlantis shower base, the acrylic surface of the base must first be sanded to achieve adequate adhesion. The base must be sanded in a North, South, East, West direction. Tiles adhesive must then be back buttered to the shower tray. Listed below are independently tested tiling systems and procedures.
Laticrete has carried out independent testing, below are products tested when tiling directly onto the Atlantis acrylic shower tray –
Mapei has carried out independent testing, below are products tested when tiling directly onto the Atlantis acrylic shower tray –
Available to purchase from Atlantis are the Essential Waterproofing Tapes. Included in the package is an adhesion layer , base to wall reinforcements band and base to floor connection band.
The Atlantis shower base has a waterproof surface. The function of the adhesion layer is to provide an adhesion surface only. Using this method allow for a large range of liquid waterproofing products to be used for waterproofing over the entire shower area. The reinforcement band and floor connection band creates a secure connection between the shower base and adjoining substrate prior to waterproofing.