LATICRETE Leads the Industry in Innovation
For over 65 years, LATICRETE has led the industry with pioneering advancements – developing high-performance building materials and services for architects and construction professionals worldwide. From time-tested to ground-breaking, our broad product portfolio provides superior quality and value. We are fully committed to innovation, growth, and a complete system component approach.
Here are some examples of product and service innovations LATICRETE® has developed.
Eco Grout Color Selector
LATICRETE launched the industry’s first sustainable alternative to plastic grout color sampling tools, preventing millions of plastic pieces from being discarded. The Eco Grout Color Selector Tool is comprised of 100% recyclable materials. It provides a highly accurate color profile and revolutionizes how the marketplace samples grout color.
LATICRETE & MICROBAN® OFFER ANTI-MICROBIAL PRODUCT PROTECTION
LATICRETE offers the most comprehensive array of tile and stone installation materials incorporated with Microban® antimicrobial product protection. Select products incorporate this technology to protect from the growth of microbes including bacteria, mold and mildew.
Never before has a pre-mixed grout offered the superior strength and performance of an epoxy, now found in SPECTRALOCK® 1. This patent-pending, professional grade grout offers all the benefits of SPECTRALOCK epoxy grout without the hassle of mixing. SPECTRALOCK 1 provides exceptional durability, extreme versatility, and excellent color consistency – even with the most demanding applications.
The world’s first customizable tile adhesive system allows you to always have the right adhesive on site. LATICRETE® SELECT-BOND™ is a versatile, every day thin-bed and Large Heavy Tile adhesive that exceeds both ANSI A118.4 and A118.11. Choose to add a LATICRETE® SELECT-BOND™ Kit when you need enhanced performance. Choose from: High Performance (A118.15), Non-Sag or Rapid kits.
125 TRI MAX®
Leading the way with the industry’s first 3 in 1 mortar! 125 TRI MAX® provides high-performance adhesion while minimizing fractures and reducing noise transmission. Installations completed in 30% less time with the elimination of mat and thin-set combinations. Just mix, spread and set – it couldn’t be easier to ensure a flawless flooring installation and building occupant’s comfort with our simple one-step thin-set.
VAPOR BAN® PRIMER ER
We’ve launched the first in the industry all-in-one moisture vapor barrier and primer that can be applied in one-step. Save labor and money by turning a typical two-day installation into one. This easy to apply, single-coat, 100% solids, liquid applied epoxy coating controls moisture vapor emissions from new or existing concrete slabs and can be used as a primer prior to installing self leveling underlayment products.
LATICRETE 3D Printing Mortar
Our R&D team continues to push the future of 3D construction and digital fabrication with the development of several cementitious 3D printing mortars. Our mortars provide solutions for the professional 3D construction industry that includes homes, schools, healthcare facilities, commercial buildings and modular formwork. We are proud to be part of this innovative, problem-solving, leading-edge industry and its market development.
Quick Cure System
We’ve created the fastest mortar bed shower system on the market. The system consists of combining two products, Quick Cure Mortar Bed and HYDRO BAN® Quick Cure. By using these two products together you can walk on, flood test and be tile-ready in 1.5 hours!
We launched the installation material industry’s first Live Chat online technical service functionality of its kind, allowing customers to connect directly with a LATICRETE Technical Services representative via web chat, email or phone call. We’re able to provide instant, easy-to-access, five-star service to our customers across the globe by whichever means is most convenient for them. Live Chat is available on every page of the website, can be accessed through computers, tablets and smartphones, without having to download an app.
PERMACOLOR® SELECT ANYCOLOR™
We can now color-match almost any color you can imagine and deliver in less than 2 weeks! PERMACOLOR® SELECT ANYCOLOR™ is available in competitive comparative colors.
Don't forget - PERMACOLOR® SELECT grout is also available in 80 stocked colors, including all 40 LATICRETE® colors.
SPECTRALOCK® PRO Premium Grout
SPECTRALOCK® Grout is the world’s #1 epoxy grout. SPECTRA LOCK is a stainproof* epoxy grout that utilizes a revolutionary breakthrough in technology. Its unique cross-linking system performs like an epoxy with respect to color uniformity, durability, and stain protection and it is just as easy to use as a portland cement-based grout.
*Stain proof (residential installation only) to common household cleaners, liquids and other goods. Clean all spills immediately.
SPARTACOTE Flex PURE
SPARTACOTE Flex Pure is a low-odor and low-VOC resinous flooring system which can be used to achieve a multitude of protective and decorative seamless finishes. Widely used in commercial and industrial environments, Flex PURE greatly limits facility downtime with rapid installation and next-day return to service.