New Ultrabond ECO® 811 adhesive for carpet tile

MAPEI recently launched Ultrabond ECO 811, a mint-colored adhesive that provides an enhanced, aggressive tack for installing all types of carpet tile and has releasable properties for easy removal of flooring. Ultrabond ECO 811 provides a secure adhesive base for standard PVC-backed carpet tile as well as non-PVC-, polyolefin-, felt- and bituminous-backed carpet tile. This universal carpet tile adhesive can also be used to bond fiberglass-reinforced vinyl sheet flooring.

As a leading manufacturer for a wide variety of floors, MAPEI has introduced Ultrabond ECO 811 to meet the needs of the increasing demand for carpet tile installation. Carpet tiles add depth and texture to a room, while also being easily replaceable versus replacing an entire floor. To meet this versatility, Ultrabond ECO 811 is specially designed to provide the option of a permanent or releasable base, accommodating the remodeling cycles typical in residential homes, office buildings, hospitality settings and institutional locations.

For a releasable application, Ultrabond ECO 811 should be allowed to dry to its tacky phase before the floor installation. For permanent installations, flooring should be installed into Ultrabond ECO 811 while it is wet. This adhesive is also Green Label Plus certified, contributing to LEED v4 points and verified as “Red List Free” according to the most current Red List on the Living Building Challenge website.

Ultrabond ECO 811 is suitable for various substrates including wood underlayments, exterior-grade plywood, cement terrazzo and fully bonded vinyl composition tile.

Established in 1937, MAPEI Group is globally headquartered in Italy with 85 subsidiaries, including 80 plants in 34 countries. MAPEI is the world-leading manufacturer of mortars, grouts, adhesives and complementary products for installing all types of flooring and wall coverings. The company specializes in developing chemical products for every aspect of construction, from waterproofing and structural strengthening to concrete repairs and tunnel building.

Headquartered in Deerfield Beach (Florida), MAPEI North America consists of the subsidiaries MAPEI Corporation (for the USA), MAPEI Inc. (for Canada) and MAPEI Caribe (for Puerto Rico and other Caribbean islands), whose 18 facilities collectively have a workforce of more than 1,700 employees. MAPEI facilities have been certified to ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 standards. An environmentally conscious manufacturer that reinvests 5% of its revenue into R&D, MAPEI offers training for architects, contractors, installers and distributors through the MAPEI Technical Institute. For more about MAPEI, visit or call 1-800-42-MAPEI (1-800-426-2734).

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