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August 12, 2017 18:08

Homemade tools for rapid application of the adhesive on the tile


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  • 2 advantages of using homemade tools
    • 2.1 Possible homemade machines, video artists

Interior finishing tiles - a monotonous process.It can be accelerated by using the original tool for the application of tile adhesive - improvised devices, which will make the work of the conveyor.Some of them will also help to better control the amount of coating solution.

One of the self-made tools to work with tiles

One of improvised tools to work with tiles

Construction machines

main working body of many self-made machine is the trowel.Its mounted between two parallel wooden strips or metal strips, which are spaced apart a distance equal to the width of the tile.Spatula fixed stationary handle up between him and the work surface leaving a small space.

Before you apply the adhesive on the tile, it is put under a spatula so that it was exactly between the side walls of the machine, and the end of the spatula barely touched the edges.Face tile should face to the floor, and on the reverse applied weight

of the solution.Then the tiles are moving forward to a spatula to evenly distribute the glue.

This machine is stationary, but there is another version of it, when you do not move the tile, and the spatula.In this case, the lateral attachment need to trowel does not strayed from the path of movement.The tile with the rank.

Another kind of machine that can facilitate the application of tile adhesive, can be described by the word "template".It is a rectangular metal plate with a slit through loops attached to the tabletop.The latter is equipped with stops under the tile.The operating principle of the device is that the tiles are placed on the table top and cover sheet so that the surface of the material was processed in the slot.Then glue is applied.What to do if you want to lay tiles around obstacles.

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advantages of using homemade tools

Thanks to these adaptations, tiler work easier and faster.Reduces the need for manual labor, a day with less effort, you can do more work.Due to the fact that the application of tile adhesive on the tiles is carried out with the same effort, it increases the quality of work.Upon request, the master may modify its tool - with "stencil", for example, the solution can be applied with a space from the edges of the tile to the glue sprayed.

Collect any of the machines can be from scrap materials.For better bonding parts it is recommended to use screws.If necessary, the machine can be dismantled and transported.Width of the treated surface is easily changed.Calculate the number of tiles will help calculator.

Possible homemade machines, video artists