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Flooring 101 Home Flooring Adhesive Bond Testing Recommendation Exmore Bond Testing & Bellawood Underlayment

Exmore Bond Testing & Bellawood Underlayment



12-11-14

LOR #2014-540

Phil Fleming
Lumber Liquidators 
3000 John Deere Rd 
Toano VA 23168

Re: Bellawood Platinum Underlayment

Phil,

MAPEI Corporation is pleased to recommend the use of EXMORE EX3 Max; EXMORE EX Pro +; EXMORE EX Pro, EXMORE EX Basic, and Morningstar Bamboo Adhesive for the installation of Bellawood Platinum Underlayment over properly prepared and recommended substrates, providing it is used within Lumber Liquidators current product datasheet and guideline instructions. Adhesive selection shall be made on flooring choice only. The moisture limits for the complete system shall not to exceed 10lbs per 1,000 sq ft per ASTM F-1869, or 75% rH per ASTM F2170.

Trowel Selection

Underlayment to Substrate:

3/16"x5/16" V-Notch or 1/4"x1/8" square notch

Flooring to Underlayment:

Appropriate based on the flooring being installed.

Please follow all manufacturers' recommended installation procedures, specifically regarding adhesive open time, and industry standards to ensure a successful installation. Refer to the most current technical data sheet for more detailed information regarding the use of MAPEI products. Technical data sheets and material safety data sheets are available at www.mapei.com or can be provided to you upon request via fax or e-mail.

If you should need further assistance, please call 800-992-6273 to contact our technical services department.

Regards,

Regards,

Shawn E. Mitcham
Technical Service Representative

Scott Markham
Sales Representative

1144 E. Newport Center Drive
Deerfield Beach, FL 33442 
Phone: (954)246-8888 Fax: (954)246-8805


Flooring 101 Home Flooring Adhesive Bond Testing Recommendation Exmore Bond Testing & Bellawood Underlayment