SDT (Static Dissipative Tile) Installation System
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(3.2 mm)
12" x 12"
(30.5 cm x 30.5 cm)
Copper grounding strips provided with adhesive


Location: All grade levels

Suitable Substrates:

All substrates listed below must be properly prepared and meet the requirements discussed in the Subfloors and Underlayments category on this website. There may be certain exceptions and special conditions for these substrates to be suitable for the SDT Installation System.

! CAUTION: Both the SDT and the S-202 Adhesive contain a small amount of quaternary ammonium compound. For some people, this material may irritate both skin and eyes. Avoid direct contact with the adhesive if at all possible. The adhesive is water-based. Wash hands thoroughly with soap and water after handling either the tile or the adhesive.

Job Conditions/Preparation:

*Some previously manufactured asphaltic "cutback" adhesives contained asbestos. For removal instructions, refer to the Resilient Floor Covering Institute's publication Recommended Work Practices for Removal of Resilient Floor Coverings.

Open Time
Working Time
60 minutes or more

Fine Notch: 1/32" (0.8 mm) deep, 1/16" (1.6 mm) wide, 5/64" (2 mm) apart.
6 hours
NOTE: Adhesive should be dry-to-touch before installing tile. The amount of open time will vary according to job conditions, temperature, humidity, air flow, and type of substrate.


See Layout and Fitting, for room layout.

Before installing the material, plan the layout so tile joints fall at least 6" (15.2 cm) away from subfloor/underlayment joints. Do not install over expansion joints.

Avoid having border pieces less than 6" (15.2 cm) wide.

Grounding of Excelon SDT:
STOP: If electrical certification of an installation is required, do not perform any maintenance procedures or connect the grounding strips until after certification has been completed.