Soudabond PLASTERBOARD - PU Adhesive Foam

Soudabond PLASTERBOARD is a FAST CURING, ready-to-use polyurethane adhesive foam designed specifically for bonding plasterboard panels.

With the ability to allow plastering within 1 hour and eliminating the need for mixing, this efficient solution accelerates project timelines, reduces manual labour, and delivers a clean and precise application.

Offering excellent initial bond, precise dosage, and coverage of up to 14m² per canister, Soudabond PLASTERBOARD is a cost-effective and space-saving alternative to traditional mortar-based adhesives. Its versatility, flexibility, and resistance to water, solvents, and chemicals make it suitable for various building substrates, ensuring reliable and durable bonding performance.

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Soudabond PLASTERBOARD is a FAST CURING, ready-to-use polyurethane adhesive foam designed specifically for bonding plasterboard panels.

With the ability to allow plastering within 1 hour and eliminating the need for mixing, this efficient solution accelerates project timelines, reduces manual labour, and delivers a clean and precise application.

Offering excellent initial bond, precise dosage, and coverage of up to 14m² per canister, Soudabond PLASTERBOARD is a cost-effective and space-saving alternative to traditional mortar-based adhesives. Its versatility, flexibility, and resistance to water, solvents, and chemicals make it suitable for various building substrates, ensuring reliable and durable bonding performance.

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Key Features Soudabond PLASTERBOARD

✔️ Fast-curing formula allows for plastering within 1 hour, speeding up project timelines.

✔️ Ready-to-use foam eliminates mixing, providing a clean and effortless application.

✔️ Equivalent coverage to a 25kg bag of mortar-based adhesive, saving space and weight.

✔️ Cuts working time by up to 30%, enhancing efficiency and allowing for quicker completion.

✔️ Provides reliable adhesion even at low temperatures, ensuring high-quality results.

 

Full Product Description

Soudabond PLASTERBOARD sets a new standard in fast-curing, polyurethane adhesive foam, delivering efficient bonding for plasterboard panels with exceptional speed and precision. This ready-to-use foam revolutionises the installation process, allowing for plastering within 1 hour, significantly accelerating project timelines and improving overall efficiency.

Unlike traditional mortar-based adhesives, Soudabond PLASTERBOARD eliminates the need for mixing, providing a clean and effortless application that reduces manual labor and minimises downtime. Each canister of Soudabond PLASTERBOARD offers the equivalent coverage of a 25kg bag of mortar-based adhesive, representing a substantial space and weight-saving alternative.

The product's ability to cut working time by up to 30% further enhances project efficiency, allowing for faster progress and completion. With excellent initial bond characteristics, it ensures reliable and durable adhesion, even at low temperatures, making it suitable for a wide range of environmental conditions. The precise application of Soudabond PLASTERBOARD contributes to economical usage, with each canister covering up to 14m² of plasterboard, reducing material waste and costs.

Additionally, Soudabond PLASTERBOARD's thermal conductivity of 0.035 W/m·K enhances the performance of insulation panels when filling gaps, contributing to improved energy efficiency and thermal insulation. The product's ability to remain flexible without becoming brittle, along with its capacity to level uneven surfaces, ensures a smooth and seamless bonding surface for plasterboard panels. Furthermore, its limited post-expansion feature facilitates fast and precise installation of insulation panels and plasterboard, providing reliable and durable results with minimal effort.

Soudabond PLASTERBOARD's versatility is evident in its suitability for vertical applications, allowing for seamless and reliable bonding across various surfaces and orientations. Its wide temperature application range, from +5 °C to +35 °C, ensures flexibility in project implementation, accommodating differing environmental and seasonal conditions. The foam's solvent-free composition and resistance to a variety of solvents, paints, chemicals and water make it a durable and reliable bonding solution for diverse building substrates, including concrete, wood, and plastic (except PE, PP & PTFE).


Product Benefits:

  • Fast-Curing Formula: Soudabond PLASTERBOARD allows for plastering within 1 hour, accelerating project timelines and improving overall efficiency.

  • Ready-to-Use: Eliminating the need for mixing, the foam provides a clean and effortless application, reducing manual labor and minimising downtime.

  • Equivalent Coverage: Each canister of Soudabond PLASTERBOARD offers the equivalent coverage of a 25kg bag of mortar-based adhesive, representing substantial space and weight savings.

  • Reduced Working Time: The product cuts working time by up to 30%, enhancing project efficiency and allowing for faster progress and completion.

  • Excellent Initial Bond: Soudabond PLASTERBOARD offers reliable and durable adhesion, even at low temperatures, ensuring high-quality results in diverse environmental conditions.

  • Economical in Use: The precise application of the foam covers up to 14m² of plasterboard per canister, reducing material waste and costs.

  • Thermal Conductivity: With a thermal conductivity of 0.035 W/m·K, the foam enhances the performance of insulation panels when filling gaps, contributing to improved energy efficiency and thermal insulation.

  • Flexibility and Surface Leveling: Soudabond PLASTERBOARD remains flexible without becoming brittle and is capable of levelling uneven surfaces, ensuring a smooth and seamless bonding surface for plasterboard panels.

  • Limited Post Expansion: The foam's limited post-expansion feature facilitates fast and precise installation of insulation panels and plasterboard, providing reliable and durable results with minimal effort.

  • Wide Temperature Application Range: The foam's suitability for use at temperatures between +5 °C and +35 °C ensures flexibility in project implementation, accommodating differing environmental and seasonal conditions.

  • Solvent-Free and Chemical Resistance: Soudabond PLASTERBOARD's solvent-free composition and resistance to a variety of solvents, paints, and chemicals make it a durable and reliable bonding solution for diverse building substrates.

 

Typical Applications:

  • Plasterboard Installation: Soudabond PLASTERBOARD is engineered for efficient and reliable bonding of plasterboard panels, allowing for seamless and rapid installation in diverse construction projects.

  • Insulation Panel Bonding: The foam's limited post-expansion feature makes it suitable for fast and precise installation of insulation panels, enhancing the energy efficiency and thermal insulation properties of buildings and structures.

  • Vertical Applications: Soudabond PLASTERBOARD's suitability for vertical applications ensures reliable and durable bonding across various surfaces and orientations, enhancing its versatility in construction projects.

  • General Building Substrates: With its resistance to a variety of solvents, paints, and chemicals, the foam is suitable for use on all general building substrates, such as concrete, wood, and plastic (except PE, PP & PTFE), making it a versatile and reliable choice for diverse construction projects.

Substrate Suitability:

All usual substrates such as concrete, masonry, stone, plaster, wood, cold bituminous thick coatings, sand or slate surfaced bituminous sheeting, polystyrene, polyurethane and phenol resin foam, corrosion protected steel sheeting, fibre cement, gas concrete, particle board, plasterboard, gypsum fiberboard, fibre cement,hard PVC and emulsion paints.

Adhesive surfaces must be stable, clean, without bubbles and free of separating agents such as talcum, grease, oils, etc. Suitable are building moist, but not wet (water film, standing water) substrates.

Any cement slurries and sinter layers on mineral substrates must be removed mechanically. Bubbles in bituminous sheeting must be removed. To ensure perfect adhesion, the bituminous sheeting should have a fully covered surface.

Does not adhere to PE, PP. PTFE and silicone. All substrates should be tested for suitability with regard to adhesion and compatibility

 

General Measures:

An Expanding Foam Gun MUST be used when applying Gun Grade Cans.

Prior to using the product, cover all adjacent areas for protection against soiling. In windy conditions, precautions must be taken to ensure that Soudabond PLASTERBOARD cannot contaminate components, objects or persons in the vicinity.

Good ventilation must be ensured for indoor use. Wear protective goggles and gloves. Tightly screw the can to the thread in the gun and shake the gun about 20 times downwards so that the contents are mixed well to ensure an optimum adhesive quality and high yield. After extended periods of non-use, the can must be shaken again to obtain the required adhesive quality!

With the adjusting screw on the gun, adjust the adhesive bead to the required diameter. (The emptier the can, the more the adjusting screw needs to be opened). The gun must be held vertical during application.

A distance of 1 to 2 cm must be maintained between the nozzle and plasterboard panel/substrate while spraying.

Apply pressure to the plasterboard panel within about 8 minutes (20°C-65% R.H. – this time is shorter at higher temperature/humidity and longer at lower temperature / humidity). Do not tap or remove and reapply panels as this will damage the adhesive structure and reduce the adhesive strength substantially.

At high temperatures and low humidity in particular curing can be accelerated by lightly spraying the adhesive bead with water.

 

Application Onto Plasterboard:

Prior to application, the substrate stability must be verified. This can also take place with a sealing tape test. In this test, sealing tape is applied to the substrate and quickly pulled off again. If old paint or plaster adheres to the adhesive tape, this means that the substrate does not have the necessary stability and must be reinforced or removed.

With chalking and highly absorbent substrates, the substrate adhesion can be improved with a deep solvent primer. Remove protruding concrete burr or excess plaster.

Soudabond PLASTERBOARD levels uneven surfaces up to 30mm. Three vertical adhesive beads are sufficient for the installation of plasterboard wider than 50cm. For panel widths below 50cm, a minimum of two adhesive beads must be applied.

General note: Do not load/subject the bond to traffic within the curing time of about 1 hour.

All open joints can be filled out with Soudabond PLASTERBOARD. Trim protruding, fully cured adhesive with a sharp knife. Soudabond PLASTERBOARD can be painted or plastered after curing.


Cleaning:

Uncured Foam can be cleaned with Soudafoam Gun & Foam Cleaner or SWIPEX Cleaning Wipes prior to curing.

Cured foam can only be removed mechanically or with Soudal Cured PU Foam Remover.

Q) What is Soudabond Plasterboard PU Adhesive Foam?

A) Soudabond Plasterboard PU Adhesive Foam is a single-component polyurethane foam designed specifically for the bonding of plasterboard panels. It is a ready-to-use adhesive that cures rapidly upon exposure to moisture in the air, offering a fast and efficient alternative to traditional mortar-based adhesives. This product facilitates a quick plastering turnaround, allowing for plastering within just 1 hour after application, making it an ideal solution for accelerating project timelines.

 

Q) How does Soudabond Plasterboard compare to traditional mortar-based adhesives?

A) Unlike traditional mortar-based adhesives that require mixing and have a longer curing time, Soudabond Plasterboard is a ready-to-use foam that significantly reduces manual labor and downtime. It offers a fast-curing formula that allows for plastering within 1 hour and provides equivalent coverage to a 25kg bag of mortar-based adhesive, resulting in substantial space and weight savings. Its precise application also reduces material waste and costs, enhancing project efficiency by up to 30%.

 

Q) Can Soudabond Plasterboard be used on vertical surfaces?

A) Yes, Soudabond Plasterboard is specially formulated for vertical applications, ensuring reliable and durable bonding across various surfaces and orientations. Its stable adhesive foam consistency does not sag, making it suitable for vertical installations of plasterboard and insulation panels.

 

Q) What are the suitable substrates for Soudabond Plasterboard?

A) Soudabond Plasterboard adheres well to all usual building substrates such as concrete, masonry, stone, plaster, wood, cold bituminous thick coatings, sand or slate surfaced bituminous sheeting, polystyrene, polyurethane, phenol resin foam, corrosion-protected steel sheeting, fibre cement, gas concrete, particle board, plasterboard, gypsum fiberboard, hard PVC, and emulsion paints. However, it does not adhere to PE, PP, PTFE, and silicone.

 

Q) What are the typical applications of Soudabond Plasterboard?

A) Soudabond Plasterboard is engineered for the efficient and reliable bonding of plasterboard panels and insulation panels, enhancing the energy efficiency and thermal insulation properties of buildings. Its versatility and rapid curing time make it suitable for a wide range of construction projects, including residential, commercial, and industrial applications.

 

Q) What are the advantages of using Soudabond Plasterboard in construction projects?

A) The advantages include fast curing times allowing for plastering within 1 hour, no need for mixing, substantial space and weight savings compared to mortar-based adhesives, and reduced working time by up to 30%. It provides an excellent initial bond even at low temperatures, is economical in use with minimal material waste, and offers improved energy efficiency and thermal insulation when filling gaps between insulation panels.

 

Q) How is Soudabond Plasterboard applied?

A) Soudabond Plasterboard should be applied using an expanding foam gun. The can must be attached to the gun and shaken approximately 20 times to ensure the contents are well mixed. Adjust the adhesive bead to the desired diameter using the adjusting screw on the gun, and maintain a distance of 1 to 2 cm from the nozzle to the plasterboard panel/substrate while spraying. Pressure should be applied to the plasterboard panel within about 8 minutes under standard conditions.

 

Q) What precautions should be taken when using Soudabond Plasterboard?

A) When using Soudabond Plasterboard, ensure all adjacent areas are covered to protect against soiling. In windy conditions, take precautions to prevent contamination of nearby components, objects, or persons. Ensure good ventilation for indoor use, wear protective goggles and gloves, and follow the product's application guidelines carefully to achieve optimum adhesive quality and yield.

 

Q) Can Soudabond Plasterboard be used in different environmental conditions?

A) Soudabond Plasterboard is suitable for use in a wide temperature range from +5 °C to +35 °C, accommodating differing environmental and seasonal conditions. Its excellent initial bond characteristics ensure reliable and durable adhesion even at low temperatures, making it versatile for various climates and project timelines.

 

Q) How does Soudabond Plasterboard contribute to energy efficiency?

A) With a thermal conductivity of approximately 0.035 W/m·K, Soudabond Plasterboard enhances the performance of insulation panels when filling gaps, contributing to improved energy efficiency and thermal insulation in buildings. This feature makes it an ideal choice for projects aimed at reducing energy consumption and enhancing building comfort.

 

Q) How much coverage does one canister of Soudabond Plasterboard provide?

A) Each canister of Soudabond Plasterboard provides coverage of up to 14m², offering a cost-effective and space-saving alternative to traditional adhesive methods. This efficient coverage helps to minimise material waste and reduce overall project costs, making it an economical choice for large-scale and small-scale construction projects alike.

 

Q) Is Soudabond Plasterboard resistant to water and chemicals?

A) Yes, Soudabond Plasterboard features a solvent-free composition that is resistant to a variety of solvents, paints, chemicals, and water. This resistance ensures the durability and reliability of the bond in diverse building substrates and conditions, making it a versatile choice for construction projects that may be exposed to harsh environmental factors.

 

Q) Can Soudabond Plasterboard level uneven surfaces?

A) Soudabond Plasterboard is capable of leveling uneven surfaces up to 30mm, ensuring a smooth and seamless bonding surface for plasterboard panels. Its ability to fill gaps and level surfaces without becoming brittle enhances the finish and integrity of the installation, providing a solid base for subsequent construction or decoration.

 

Q) What is the curing speed of Soudabond Plasterboard?

A) The curing speed of Soudabond Plasterboard is approximately 30 minutes for a 30mm adhesive bead under standard conditions of 20°C/65% relative humidity. This fast curing time allows for quick progression through construction phases, significantly reducing downtime and accelerating project timelines.

 

Q) How should Soudabond Plasterboard be cleaned up?

A) Uncured Soudabond Plasterboard foam can be cleaned with Soudafoam Gun & Foam Cleaner or SWIPEX Cleaning Wipes prior to curing. Once cured, the foam can only be removed mechanically or with Soudal Cured PU Foam Remover. It's important to clean up any spills or overspray promptly to ensure a clean and professional finish.

 

Q) What is the temperature resistance of Soudabond Plasterboard?

A) Soudabond Plasterboard has a temperature resistance range from -40°C to +90°C and can even withstand temperatures up to +120°C for a maximum of 1 hour. This wide temperature range ensures the product's performance and durability in various climates and operational conditions.

 

Q) How does the post-expansion feature of Soudabond Plasterboard benefit the installation process?

A) The minimal post-expansion feature of Soudabond Plasterboard facilitates fast and precise installation of insulation panels and plasterboard. This controlled expansion reduces the risk of misalignment or deformation of panels during the curing process, ensuring a tight and secure fit without the need for extensive adjustments.

 

Q) Can Soudabond Plasterboard be used for bonding insulation panels?

A) Yes, Soudabond Plasterboard is suitable for the fast and precise installation of insulation panels, enhancing the energy efficiency and thermal insulation properties of buildings. Its minimal post-expansion and ability to fill gaps ensure a reliable and durable bond, making it an ideal solution for insulation projects.

 

Q) How does the consistency of Soudabond Plasterboard affect its application?

A) The stable adhesive foam consistency of Soudabond Plasterboard ensures that it does not sag, making it ideal for vertical applications. This consistency allows for precise and controlled application, reducing drips and runs, and ensuring that the adhesive stays where it's applied for optimal bonding strength.

 

Q) What protective measures should be taken during the application of Soudabond Plasterboard?

A) When applying Soudabond Plasterboard, it is recommended to wear protective goggles and gloves to prevent skin and eye contact. Ensuring good ventilation, especially for indoor applications, is also important to avoid inhalation of vapors. Additionally, covering adjacent areas for protection against soiling and taking precautions in windy conditions are crucial to maintain a clean work environment.

 

Q) How can the adhesive strength of Soudabond Plasterboard be maximised?

A) To maximise the adhesive strength of Soudabond Plasterboard, ensure that the substrate is stable, clean, and free of separating agents such as talcum, grease, oils, etc. For optimal adhesion, substrates should be building moist but not wet. Mechanical removal of any cement slurries and sinter layers on mineral substrates is also recommended. Applying the appropriate amount of adhesive and adhering to the recommended curing times are crucial for achieving maximum adhesive strength.

 

Q) Is Soudabond Plasterboard suitable for outdoor use?

A) While Soudabond Plasterboard is resistant to a variety of environmental factors, including water and chemicals, its suitability for outdoor use should be evaluated based on the specific conditions and requirements of the project. It is advisable to test the product's adhesion and compatibility with the intended substrates and consider additional protection if exposed to extreme weather conditions.

 

Q) How should substrates be prepared before applying Soudabond Plasterboard?

A) Substrates should be stable, clean, and free of dust, grease, oils, and any separating agents. Highly absorbent substrates may require pre-treatment with a deep solvent primer to improve adhesion. Any cement slurries, sinter layers, or protruding concrete burrs on mineral substrates should be removed mechanically. A sealing tape test can also be conducted to verify substrate stability before application.

 

Q) How can I ensure a precise dosage of Soudabond Plasterboard during application?

A) Precise dosage of Soudabond Plasterboard can be achieved by adjusting the adhesive bead to the required diameter with the adjusting screw on the foam gun. As the canister empties, it may be necessary to further open the adjusting screw to maintain the desired flow. Holding the gun vertically and maintaining a consistent distance from the surface during application will also contribute to precise and controlled dosage.

 

Q) What is the full strength curing time for Soudabond Plasterboard?

A) The full strength curing time for Soudabond Plasterboard is about 12 hours for a 30 mm adhesive bead under standard conditions of 20°C/65% relative humidity. This curing time ensures that the adhesive has fully set and achieved maximum bonding strength, ready for subsequent construction or finishing work.

 

Q) What are the tensile and shear strengths of Soudabond Plasterboard?

A) Soudabond Plasterboard has a tensile strength of 0.19 N/mm² and a shear strength of 0.142 N/mm², as per DIN EN 1607 and DIN EN 12090 standards, respectively. These strengths indicate the foam's ability to withstand forces applied in tension and shear, contributing to the durability and stability of bonded structures.

 

Q) Can Soudabond Plasterboard be used in high humidity environments?

A) Yes, Soudabond Plasterboard is suitable for use in high humidity environments due to its resistance to water, solvents, and chemicals. However, the substrate should be building moist but not wet (no water film or standing water) to ensure optimal adhesion. In conditions of high temperature and low humidity, curing can be accelerated by lightly spraying the adhesive bead with water.

 

Q) How does Soudabond Plasterboard impact the thermal conductivity of a building?

A) Soudabond Plasterboard contributes to improved energy efficiency and thermal insulation in buildings, with a thermal conductivity of about 0.035 W/m·K. By filling gaps and creating a seamless bond between insulation panels and plasterboard, it enhances the overall thermal performance of the construction, reducing energy consumption and improving comfort levels.

 

Q) How should Soudabond Plasterboard be stored?

A) Soudabond Plasterboard should be stored in a cool, dry place, away from direct sunlight and extreme temperatures to preserve its quality and shelf life. The canisters should be kept upright to prevent leakage and ensure the foam remains ready for use. Proper storage conditions will help maintain the foam's consistency and adhesive properties, ensuring it performs as expected when applied.

 

Key Features Soudabond PLASTERBOARD

✔️ Fast-curing formula allows for plastering within 1 hour, speeding up project timelines.

✔️ Ready-to-use foam eliminates mixing, providing a clean and effortless application.

✔️ Equivalent coverage to a 25kg bag of mortar-based adhesive, saving space and weight.

✔️ Cuts working time by up to 30%, enhancing efficiency and allowing for quicker completion.

✔️ Provides reliable adhesion even at low temperatures, ensuring high-quality results.

 

Full Product Description

Soudabond PLASTERBOARD sets a new standard in fast-curing, polyurethane adhesive foam, delivering efficient bonding for plasterboard panels with exceptional speed and precision. This ready-to-use foam revolutionises the installation process, allowing for plastering within 1 hour, significantly accelerating project timelines and improving overall efficiency.

Unlike traditional mortar-based adhesives, Soudabond PLASTERBOARD eliminates the need for mixing, providing a clean and effortless application that reduces manual labor and minimises downtime. Each canister of Soudabond PLASTERBOARD offers the equivalent coverage of a 25kg bag of mortar-based adhesive, representing a substantial space and weight-saving alternative.

The product's ability to cut working time by up to 30% further enhances project efficiency, allowing for faster progress and completion. With excellent initial bond characteristics, it ensures reliable and durable adhesion, even at low temperatures, making it suitable for a wide range of environmental conditions. The precise application of Soudabond PLASTERBOARD contributes to economical usage, with each canister covering up to 14m² of plasterboard, reducing material waste and costs.

Additionally, Soudabond PLASTERBOARD's thermal conductivity of 0.035 W/m·K enhances the performance of insulation panels when filling gaps, contributing to improved energy efficiency and thermal insulation. The product's ability to remain flexible without becoming brittle, along with its capacity to level uneven surfaces, ensures a smooth and seamless bonding surface for plasterboard panels. Furthermore, its limited post-expansion feature facilitates fast and precise installation of insulation panels and plasterboard, providing reliable and durable results with minimal effort.

Soudabond PLASTERBOARD's versatility is evident in its suitability for vertical applications, allowing for seamless and reliable bonding across various surfaces and orientations. Its wide temperature application range, from +5 °C to +35 °C, ensures flexibility in project implementation, accommodating differing environmental and seasonal conditions. The foam's solvent-free composition and resistance to a variety of solvents, paints, chemicals and water make it a durable and reliable bonding solution for diverse building substrates, including concrete, wood, and plastic (except PE, PP & PTFE).


Product Benefits:

  • Fast-Curing Formula: Soudabond PLASTERBOARD allows for plastering within 1 hour, accelerating project timelines and improving overall efficiency.

  • Ready-to-Use: Eliminating the need for mixing, the foam provides a clean and effortless application, reducing manual labor and minimising downtime.

  • Equivalent Coverage: Each canister of Soudabond PLASTERBOARD offers the equivalent coverage of a 25kg bag of mortar-based adhesive, representing substantial space and weight savings.

  • Reduced Working Time: The product cuts working time by up to 30%, enhancing project efficiency and allowing for faster progress and completion.

  • Excellent Initial Bond: Soudabond PLASTERBOARD offers reliable and durable adhesion, even at low temperatures, ensuring high-quality results in diverse environmental conditions.

  • Economical in Use: The precise application of the foam covers up to 14m² of plasterboard per canister, reducing material waste and costs.

  • Thermal Conductivity: With a thermal conductivity of 0.035 W/m·K, the foam enhances the performance of insulation panels when filling gaps, contributing to improved energy efficiency and thermal insulation.

  • Flexibility and Surface Leveling: Soudabond PLASTERBOARD remains flexible without becoming brittle and is capable of levelling uneven surfaces, ensuring a smooth and seamless bonding surface for plasterboard panels.

  • Limited Post Expansion: The foam's limited post-expansion feature facilitates fast and precise installation of insulation panels and plasterboard, providing reliable and durable results with minimal effort.

  • Wide Temperature Application Range: The foam's suitability for use at temperatures between +5 °C and +35 °C ensures flexibility in project implementation, accommodating differing environmental and seasonal conditions.

  • Solvent-Free and Chemical Resistance: Soudabond PLASTERBOARD's solvent-free composition and resistance to a variety of solvents, paints, and chemicals make it a durable and reliable bonding solution for diverse building substrates.

 

Typical Applications:

  • Plasterboard Installation: Soudabond PLASTERBOARD is engineered for efficient and reliable bonding of plasterboard panels, allowing for seamless and rapid installation in diverse construction projects.

  • Insulation Panel Bonding: The foam's limited post-expansion feature makes it suitable for fast and precise installation of insulation panels, enhancing the energy efficiency and thermal insulation properties of buildings and structures.

  • Vertical Applications: Soudabond PLASTERBOARD's suitability for vertical applications ensures reliable and durable bonding across various surfaces and orientations, enhancing its versatility in construction projects.

  • General Building Substrates: With its resistance to a variety of solvents, paints, and chemicals, the foam is suitable for use on all general building substrates, such as concrete, wood, and plastic (except PE, PP & PTFE), making it a versatile and reliable choice for diverse construction projects.

Substrate Suitability:

All usual substrates such as concrete, masonry, stone, plaster, wood, cold bituminous thick coatings, sand or slate surfaced bituminous sheeting, polystyrene, polyurethane and phenol resin foam, corrosion protected steel sheeting, fibre cement, gas concrete, particle board, plasterboard, gypsum fiberboard, fibre cement,hard PVC and emulsion paints.

Adhesive surfaces must be stable, clean, without bubbles and free of separating agents such as talcum, grease, oils, etc. Suitable are building moist, but not wet (water film, standing water) substrates.

Any cement slurries and sinter layers on mineral substrates must be removed mechanically. Bubbles in bituminous sheeting must be removed. To ensure perfect adhesion, the bituminous sheeting should have a fully covered surface.

Does not adhere to PE, PP. PTFE and silicone. All substrates should be tested for suitability with regard to adhesion and compatibility

 

General Measures:

An Expanding Foam Gun MUST be used when applying Gun Grade Cans.

Prior to using the product, cover all adjacent areas for protection against soiling. In windy conditions, precautions must be taken to ensure that Soudabond PLASTERBOARD cannot contaminate components, objects or persons in the vicinity.

Good ventilation must be ensured for indoor use. Wear protective goggles and gloves. Tightly screw the can to the thread in the gun and shake the gun about 20 times downwards so that the contents are mixed well to ensure an optimum adhesive quality and high yield. After extended periods of non-use, the can must be shaken again to obtain the required adhesive quality!

With the adjusting screw on the gun, adjust the adhesive bead to the required diameter. (The emptier the can, the more the adjusting screw needs to be opened). The gun must be held vertical during application.

A distance of 1 to 2 cm must be maintained between the nozzle and plasterboard panel/substrate while spraying.

Apply pressure to the plasterboard panel within about 8 minutes (20°C-65% R.H. – this time is shorter at higher temperature/humidity and longer at lower temperature / humidity). Do not tap or remove and reapply panels as this will damage the adhesive structure and reduce the adhesive strength substantially.

At high temperatures and low humidity in particular curing can be accelerated by lightly spraying the adhesive bead with water.

 

Application Onto Plasterboard:

Prior to application, the substrate stability must be verified. This can also take place with a sealing tape test. In this test, sealing tape is applied to the substrate and quickly pulled off again. If old paint or plaster adheres to the adhesive tape, this means that the substrate does not have the necessary stability and must be reinforced or removed.

With chalking and highly absorbent substrates, the substrate adhesion can be improved with a deep solvent primer. Remove protruding concrete burr or excess plaster.

Soudabond PLASTERBOARD levels uneven surfaces up to 30mm. Three vertical adhesive beads are sufficient for the installation of plasterboard wider than 50cm. For panel widths below 50cm, a minimum of two adhesive beads must be applied.

General note: Do not load/subject the bond to traffic within the curing time of about 1 hour.

All open joints can be filled out with Soudabond PLASTERBOARD. Trim protruding, fully cured adhesive with a sharp knife. Soudabond PLASTERBOARD can be painted or plastered after curing.


Cleaning:

Uncured Foam can be cleaned with Soudafoam Gun & Foam Cleaner or SWIPEX Cleaning Wipes prior to curing.

Cured foam can only be removed mechanically or with Soudal Cured PU Foam Remover.

Q) What is Soudabond Plasterboard PU Adhesive Foam?

A) Soudabond Plasterboard PU Adhesive Foam is a single-component polyurethane foam designed specifically for the bonding of plasterboard panels. It is a ready-to-use adhesive that cures rapidly upon exposure to moisture in the air, offering a fast and efficient alternative to traditional mortar-based adhesives. This product facilitates a quick plastering turnaround, allowing for plastering within just 1 hour after application, making it an ideal solution for accelerating project timelines.

 

Q) How does Soudabond Plasterboard compare to traditional mortar-based adhesives?

A) Unlike traditional mortar-based adhesives that require mixing and have a longer curing time, Soudabond Plasterboard is a ready-to-use foam that significantly reduces manual labor and downtime. It offers a fast-curing formula that allows for plastering within 1 hour and provides equivalent coverage to a 25kg bag of mortar-based adhesive, resulting in substantial space and weight savings. Its precise application also reduces material waste and costs, enhancing project efficiency by up to 30%.

 

Q) Can Soudabond Plasterboard be used on vertical surfaces?

A) Yes, Soudabond Plasterboard is specially formulated for vertical applications, ensuring reliable and durable bonding across various surfaces and orientations. Its stable adhesive foam consistency does not sag, making it suitable for vertical installations of plasterboard and insulation panels.

 

Q) What are the suitable substrates for Soudabond Plasterboard?

A) Soudabond Plasterboard adheres well to all usual building substrates such as concrete, masonry, stone, plaster, wood, cold bituminous thick coatings, sand or slate surfaced bituminous sheeting, polystyrene, polyurethane, phenol resin foam, corrosion-protected steel sheeting, fibre cement, gas concrete, particle board, plasterboard, gypsum fiberboard, hard PVC, and emulsion paints. However, it does not adhere to PE, PP, PTFE, and silicone.

 

Q) What are the typical applications of Soudabond Plasterboard?

A) Soudabond Plasterboard is engineered for the efficient and reliable bonding of plasterboard panels and insulation panels, enhancing the energy efficiency and thermal insulation properties of buildings. Its versatility and rapid curing time make it suitable for a wide range of construction projects, including residential, commercial, and industrial applications.

 

Q) What are the advantages of using Soudabond Plasterboard in construction projects?

A) The advantages include fast curing times allowing for plastering within 1 hour, no need for mixing, substantial space and weight savings compared to mortar-based adhesives, and reduced working time by up to 30%. It provides an excellent initial bond even at low temperatures, is economical in use with minimal material waste, and offers improved energy efficiency and thermal insulation when filling gaps between insulation panels.

 

Q) How is Soudabond Plasterboard applied?

A) Soudabond Plasterboard should be applied using an expanding foam gun. The can must be attached to the gun and shaken approximately 20 times to ensure the contents are well mixed. Adjust the adhesive bead to the desired diameter using the adjusting screw on the gun, and maintain a distance of 1 to 2 cm from the nozzle to the plasterboard panel/substrate while spraying. Pressure should be applied to the plasterboard panel within about 8 minutes under standard conditions.

 

Q) What precautions should be taken when using Soudabond Plasterboard?

A) When using Soudabond Plasterboard, ensure all adjacent areas are covered to protect against soiling. In windy conditions, take precautions to prevent contamination of nearby components, objects, or persons. Ensure good ventilation for indoor use, wear protective goggles and gloves, and follow the product's application guidelines carefully to achieve optimum adhesive quality and yield.

 

Q) Can Soudabond Plasterboard be used in different environmental conditions?

A) Soudabond Plasterboard is suitable for use in a wide temperature range from +5 °C to +35 °C, accommodating differing environmental and seasonal conditions. Its excellent initial bond characteristics ensure reliable and durable adhesion even at low temperatures, making it versatile for various climates and project timelines.

 

Q) How does Soudabond Plasterboard contribute to energy efficiency?

A) With a thermal conductivity of approximately 0.035 W/m·K, Soudabond Plasterboard enhances the performance of insulation panels when filling gaps, contributing to improved energy efficiency and thermal insulation in buildings. This feature makes it an ideal choice for projects aimed at reducing energy consumption and enhancing building comfort.

 

Q) How much coverage does one canister of Soudabond Plasterboard provide?

A) Each canister of Soudabond Plasterboard provides coverage of up to 14m², offering a cost-effective and space-saving alternative to traditional adhesive methods. This efficient coverage helps to minimise material waste and reduce overall project costs, making it an economical choice for large-scale and small-scale construction projects alike.

 

Q) Is Soudabond Plasterboard resistant to water and chemicals?

A) Yes, Soudabond Plasterboard features a solvent-free composition that is resistant to a variety of solvents, paints, chemicals, and water. This resistance ensures the durability and reliability of the bond in diverse building substrates and conditions, making it a versatile choice for construction projects that may be exposed to harsh environmental factors.

 

Q) Can Soudabond Plasterboard level uneven surfaces?

A) Soudabond Plasterboard is capable of leveling uneven surfaces up to 30mm, ensuring a smooth and seamless bonding surface for plasterboard panels. Its ability to fill gaps and level surfaces without becoming brittle enhances the finish and integrity of the installation, providing a solid base for subsequent construction or decoration.

 

Q) What is the curing speed of Soudabond Plasterboard?

A) The curing speed of Soudabond Plasterboard is approximately 30 minutes for a 30mm adhesive bead under standard conditions of 20°C/65% relative humidity. This fast curing time allows for quick progression through construction phases, significantly reducing downtime and accelerating project timelines.

 

Q) How should Soudabond Plasterboard be cleaned up?

A) Uncured Soudabond Plasterboard foam can be cleaned with Soudafoam Gun & Foam Cleaner or SWIPEX Cleaning Wipes prior to curing. Once cured, the foam can only be removed mechanically or with Soudal Cured PU Foam Remover. It's important to clean up any spills or overspray promptly to ensure a clean and professional finish.

 

Q) What is the temperature resistance of Soudabond Plasterboard?

A) Soudabond Plasterboard has a temperature resistance range from -40°C to +90°C and can even withstand temperatures up to +120°C for a maximum of 1 hour. This wide temperature range ensures the product's performance and durability in various climates and operational conditions.

 

Q) How does the post-expansion feature of Soudabond Plasterboard benefit the installation process?

A) The minimal post-expansion feature of Soudabond Plasterboard facilitates fast and precise installation of insulation panels and plasterboard. This controlled expansion reduces the risk of misalignment or deformation of panels during the curing process, ensuring a tight and secure fit without the need for extensive adjustments.

 

Q) Can Soudabond Plasterboard be used for bonding insulation panels?

A) Yes, Soudabond Plasterboard is suitable for the fast and precise installation of insulation panels, enhancing the energy efficiency and thermal insulation properties of buildings. Its minimal post-expansion and ability to fill gaps ensure a reliable and durable bond, making it an ideal solution for insulation projects.

 

Q) How does the consistency of Soudabond Plasterboard affect its application?

A) The stable adhesive foam consistency of Soudabond Plasterboard ensures that it does not sag, making it ideal for vertical applications. This consistency allows for precise and controlled application, reducing drips and runs, and ensuring that the adhesive stays where it's applied for optimal bonding strength.

 

Q) What protective measures should be taken during the application of Soudabond Plasterboard?

A) When applying Soudabond Plasterboard, it is recommended to wear protective goggles and gloves to prevent skin and eye contact. Ensuring good ventilation, especially for indoor applications, is also important to avoid inhalation of vapors. Additionally, covering adjacent areas for protection against soiling and taking precautions in windy conditions are crucial to maintain a clean work environment.

 

Q) How can the adhesive strength of Soudabond Plasterboard be maximised?

A) To maximise the adhesive strength of Soudabond Plasterboard, ensure that the substrate is stable, clean, and free of separating agents such as talcum, grease, oils, etc. For optimal adhesion, substrates should be building moist but not wet. Mechanical removal of any cement slurries and sinter layers on mineral substrates is also recommended. Applying the appropriate amount of adhesive and adhering to the recommended curing times are crucial for achieving maximum adhesive strength.

 

Q) Is Soudabond Plasterboard suitable for outdoor use?

A) While Soudabond Plasterboard is resistant to a variety of environmental factors, including water and chemicals, its suitability for outdoor use should be evaluated based on the specific conditions and requirements of the project. It is advisable to test the product's adhesion and compatibility with the intended substrates and consider additional protection if exposed to extreme weather conditions.

 

Q) How should substrates be prepared before applying Soudabond Plasterboard?

A) Substrates should be stable, clean, and free of dust, grease, oils, and any separating agents. Highly absorbent substrates may require pre-treatment with a deep solvent primer to improve adhesion. Any cement slurries, sinter layers, or protruding concrete burrs on mineral substrates should be removed mechanically. A sealing tape test can also be conducted to verify substrate stability before application.

 

Q) How can I ensure a precise dosage of Soudabond Plasterboard during application?

A) Precise dosage of Soudabond Plasterboard can be achieved by adjusting the adhesive bead to the required diameter with the adjusting screw on the foam gun. As the canister empties, it may be necessary to further open the adjusting screw to maintain the desired flow. Holding the gun vertically and maintaining a consistent distance from the surface during application will also contribute to precise and controlled dosage.

 

Q) What is the full strength curing time for Soudabond Plasterboard?

A) The full strength curing time for Soudabond Plasterboard is about 12 hours for a 30 mm adhesive bead under standard conditions of 20°C/65% relative humidity. This curing time ensures that the adhesive has fully set and achieved maximum bonding strength, ready for subsequent construction or finishing work.

 

Q) What are the tensile and shear strengths of Soudabond Plasterboard?

A) Soudabond Plasterboard has a tensile strength of 0.19 N/mm² and a shear strength of 0.142 N/mm², as per DIN EN 1607 and DIN EN 12090 standards, respectively. These strengths indicate the foam's ability to withstand forces applied in tension and shear, contributing to the durability and stability of bonded structures.

 

Q) Can Soudabond Plasterboard be used in high humidity environments?

A) Yes, Soudabond Plasterboard is suitable for use in high humidity environments due to its resistance to water, solvents, and chemicals. However, the substrate should be building moist but not wet (no water film or standing water) to ensure optimal adhesion. In conditions of high temperature and low humidity, curing can be accelerated by lightly spraying the adhesive bead with water.

 

Q) How does Soudabond Plasterboard impact the thermal conductivity of a building?

A) Soudabond Plasterboard contributes to improved energy efficiency and thermal insulation in buildings, with a thermal conductivity of about 0.035 W/m·K. By filling gaps and creating a seamless bond between insulation panels and plasterboard, it enhances the overall thermal performance of the construction, reducing energy consumption and improving comfort levels.

 

Q) How should Soudabond Plasterboard be stored?

A) Soudabond Plasterboard should be stored in a cool, dry place, away from direct sunlight and extreme temperatures to preserve its quality and shelf life. The canisters should be kept upright to prevent leakage and ensure the foam remains ready for use. Proper storage conditions will help maintain the foam's consistency and adhesive properties, ensuring it performs as expected when applied.

 

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