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Technical Data Sheet (TDS)

TGL-810 Tongue/Groove Glue

PVA Dispersion based Floating Timber Floor glue

Special features

  • cold water resistant suitable for radiant heat systems

Product Description
PVA-Dispersion based floating timber flooring glue. Contains no solvents, no VOC.

Superior bond strength

Resistant against aging

Suitable for radiant heat systems
Pre-Installation Checklist
A successful installation requires proper preparation of the sub floor. Read and understand all applicable guidelines and technical data sheets before beginning installation. Follow industry standards and flooring manufacturer's recommendations for sub floor moisture content, design, layout and application of flooring materials. All slab constructions must meet the specific requirements of the floor covering to be installed.
Sub Floor Examination
Prior to starting, the sub floor must be checked according to NWFA installation guidelines. It must be solid and sound, flat, permanently dry, clean, free of chaps, indentations and anti-adherents, as well as resistant to pressure and tension. Moisture content of all floors must be measured before installation.
All timber floors should have 8-14% moisture content at installation. There should be no more than a 4-5% variance in moisture content between the timber flooring and any timber sub floor. See NWFA guidelines and the timber flooring manufacturer's recommendations for details.
Sub Floor Preparation
Depending on type and condition of sub floor, a mechanical treatment (e.g. mechanical brushing, grinding or sanding) may be required. Intensity of such work must be determined at the site by the installer. Dust, paint, residual adhesives or other surface contaminants must be removed by suitable means. Cleaning the surface with an industrial vacuum cleaner is recommended. Cracks and gaps must be filled with concrete crack filler unless they are expansion joints. Level when necessary to 3/16 inches within 10 feet. Heated sub floors must be primed.
Installation Procedure
Installation of laminate floors:

Apply glue continuously along the upper part of the tongue of the element already laid and along the upper side of the lower groove edge of the element to be laid.

Installation of engineered, plytimber and chip board:

Apply glue continuously along the upper and lower part of the tongue of the element to be laid. Press elements together hard. Wipe wet adhesive from pre-finished flooring with a cloth dampened with water. Add mild soap if necessary. Do not leave water spills on flooring as they will cause dimensional changes to the timber flooring."
When using other than STAUF products in conjunction with STAUF primers, sealers, leveling compounds, or adhesives, STAUF denies any and all responsibility for any ensuing problems and/or damages without prior written authorization from STAUF.
Liquid glue must not come into contact with metal! Utilize glass, ceramic or plastic containers and only new, clean brushes.

In case of accident, injury, spill or exposure, see MSDS sheet for information. Consult technical data sheet at for updated information.
The foregoing representations are based on the results of our most current product and material testing within a controlled environment and are of a non-obligatory advisory nature only. As such, they do not constitute an express or implied warranty of any kind including the Warranty of Merchantability and/or Fitness for a Particular Purpose. Because we have no control over the actual quality of workmanship, materials used and worksite conditions, STAUF USA Adhesive LLC, will in no event be liable for any incidental and/or consequential damages. Therefore, we strongly recommend that prior on-site testing be conducted to refer to and study the suitability of the product for the intended purpose. With the release of this technical information sheet all its prior versions become invalid. For warranty and warranty disclaimer information please see our Limited Lifetime Warranty @
General Features
  • contains no isocyanates
  • contains no chlorinated solvents
  • contains no solvents
  • contains no VOC
  • nonflammable
  • ozone friendly
  • dispersion base cleans with water
  • not freeze/thaw stable
Installation Features
  • wet lay - no flash time required
  • very low odour
  • cleans with warm water and soap
  • excellent spread rate
  • spreads easily
  • dries quickly
Long Term Features
  • resistant against aging
  • allows normal dimensional changes in timber flooring
Approved Timber Flooring
  • Engineered Timber Flooring
Approved Sub Floors
  • Concrete Slabs
  • OSB (underlayment grade)
  • plywood (underlayment grade)
  • Vinyl (well bonded, grinded, tested negative for asbestos)
  • ceramic tiles
  • stone, terrazzo
  • cured levelling compounds
Approved Leveling Compounds
  • STAUF SLC-540 Self Leveling Compound
  • STAUF QFF-560 Quick Feather Float
Approved Trowels and Spread Rate
  • Built-in nozzle: up to 54 m/bottle
Cure Time until Normal Traffic
  • between 24 and 48 hours
  • Use soap and water
Temperature Range during Installation
  • 10-30 C
Relative Humidity Range during Installation
  • 30% - 80%
Packaging Size
  • 24 fl. oz. (750 ml) Plastic Bottle
  • 25 count case
  • white
  • Above 0 C
  • Above 0 C, not freeze/thaw stable
Shelf Life
  • 12 Months in original, unopened container
Open Time30% R/H50% R/H80% R/H
50�F/10�C10 min. 10 min. 10 min. 
70�F/21�C10 min. 10 min. 10 min. 
90�F/32�C10 min. 10 min. 10 min. 
Revision: 2013-04-10 16:58:45

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