Tile Redi Shower Pans Installation Guide - American Standard ProSite

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Tile Redi Shower Pans Installation Guide - American Standard ProSite

Tile Redi Shower PansInstallation GuideTo help guide you through the shower pan installation process, we have provided the followingInstallation Guide, which is intended to provide an easy to follow step by step process for theinstallation of your Tile Redi shower pan, whether you are a professional or a first time novice. Inconnection with your shower base and shower project, please comply with the recommendations andstandards established for such projects from time to time by the Tile Council of North America, Inc.INSTALLATION INSTRUCTION FOR SHOWER PAN WITH PVC OR ABS DRAIN1. Frame out shower stall area to shower pan dimensions.2. Sweep out any debris from sub floor.3. Test fit shower pan drain housing into subfloor bore hole.4. Make sure the shower pan is aligned properly and fits snuggly against the shower frame studson all sides.5. This step depends on whether there is access to the drain connection from below the subfloora. If there is access from the subfloor below, then cut a section of drain pipe (PVC orABS, as applicable to the type of drain) which is long enough to extend below thesubfloor and easily make a connection to the waste water pipe.b. If there is no access from the subfloor below, then make sure the drain pipestubbed up from the subfloor is adjusted to a height sufficient to fit properly into theshower pan drain connection.6. Turn the shower pan over and note that there are ribs under the shower pan floor. Pleasemeasure the depth of the ribs under the shower pan floor from the rib bottoms that rest on thesubstrate to the underside of the pan floor at the deepest point in between the ribs. Once youhave that value, calculate the thickness (depth) of your mortar base (Portland cement /sandmix) using the formulas listed below based on the type of shower pan you purchased:a. Redi Trench / Wonderfall Trench / Redi Free Trench Pans:Subtract 1/2” from deepest rib measured in Step 6b. Redi Base & Redi Free (Non Trench)/Wonder Drain Pans: (Left or Right Drain ONLY)Subtract 1/4” from deepest rib measured in Step 6c. Redi Base & Redi Free (Non Trench) / Wonder Drain Pans: (Center Drain ONLY)Subtract 1/8” from deepest rib measured in step 6Spread your mortar base EVENLY ACROSS THE SUBFLOOR AT THE THICKNESSCALCULATED FROM STEP 6a, 6b, or 6c, and offset ¾ “ from each outside edge of thepan. NOTE: The mortar base should have a consistency close to peanut butter for bestresults.7.a. If there is access from the subfloor below and you followed step 5.a. above, thenbrush PVC or ABS adhesive on the outside of the cut drain pipe and quickly insertinto drain connection, and then be sure the drain pipe extends far enough below thesubfloor so it can be conveniently connected to the waste water pipe following theinstallation.b. If there is no access from the subfloor below and you followed step 5.b. abovethen brush PVC or ABS adhesive on the drain pipe stubbed up from the subfloor,then quickly insert the stubbed up drain pipe properly into the shower pan drain.8. Place the pan in the mud base and firmly but gently shimmy the pan into the mud so that (i)the drain is fully supported by mud at the bore hole in the substrate, and (ii) the ribs arecompletely filled with the mud by alternately applying hand pressure to the right and left sideof the pan floor until the pan ribs contact the subfloor. Level all pan sides and the let themortar dry overnight. Important: DO NOT STEP INTO THE SHOWER PAN ONCE IT ISPLACED IN THE MORTAR BASE UNTIL THE MORTAR HAS CURED COMPLETELY9. Install the shower backer board and water proofing in accordance with the standardsestablished by the Tile Council of North America Inc10. Seal and waterproof joint between backer board and the Tile Redi splash walls with using100% silicone and/or the optional Redi Flash system.11. Adjust the height of the drain as necessary to accommodate the ceramic tile or marble12. Mix the included approved Redi Poxy adhesive and trowel the epoxy onto the shower pansurface using a 1/8” x 1/8” square notch trowel.13. Tile the rest of the shower.1754941-100


Mixing:Tile Redi® Installation GuideRedi Poxy – Setting MaterialEpoxy AdhesivePour Redi Poxy Epoxy Adhesive Part A and Part B into a clean mixing pail and mix thoroughly. Add Redi PoxyPart C Filler Powder and mix to a smooth, trowelable consistency. Mortar is ready for use immediately after mixing.Packaging:Redi Poxy Epoxy Adhesive is a factory proportioned kit with resin, hardener and filler powder.Unit Size: Unit Sizes#1 UnitWeight 6 lb. (2.72 kg)#2 UnitWeight 9 lb. (4.08 kg)#3 UnitWeight 12.6 lb. (5.71 kg)Unit #1 6 lb. Unit #2 9 lb. Unit #3 12.6 lb.With 1/6" (1.5 mm) v-notch trowel245-50 sq. ft./4.2-4.6 m265-75 sq. ft./6.0-6.9 m290-100 sq. ft./8.1-9.0 mWith 3/16" (4 mm) v-notch trowel217-20 sq. ft./1.6-1.9 m226-30 sq. ft./2.4-2.8 m235-40 sq. ft./3.2-3.6 mWith 1/8" x 1/8" (3x3 mm) squarenotch trowel222-27 sq. ft./2.0-2.5 m233-41 sq. ft./3.1-3.8 m245-55 sq. ft./4.2-5.1 mWith 1/4" x 1/4" (6x6 mm) squarenotch trowel27-9 sq. ft./0.7-0.8 m211-13 sq. ft./1.0-1.2 m215-18 sq. ft./1.4-1.7 mApproximate CoverageWorking Properties (70°F [21°C])• Pot Life 45 minutes• Time to Grout 12 hours• Time to Light Traffic 12 hours• Time to Heavy Traffic 24 hours• Minimum Application Layer 1/8 in (3 mm)• Maximum Application Layer 3/8 in (9 mm)• Wet Density 99 lbs/ft3 (1590 kg/m3)• Maximum Application Layer 3/8 in (9 mm)• Wet density 99 lbs/ft 3 (1590 kg/m 3)2754941-100


Tile Redi® Installation GuideTo help you through the Redi Niche installation process, we have provided the following Installation Guide, which isintended to provide an easy to follow step by step process for the installation of your Redi Niche, whether you are aprofessional or a first time novice. In connection with your Redi Niche, please comply with the recommendations andstandards established for such projects from time to time by the National Tile Council of North America.1. Measure distance between vertical studs (studs usually on 16 inch centers).2. Measure and cut top and bottom horizontal support brackets to a length which permits each of them to runbetween, and be fastened to, both vertical studs.3. Level and mechanically fasten bottom horizontal support bracket to both of the adjacent vertical studs.4. Level and mechanically fastened the top horizontal support bracket to both of the adjacent vertical studs so thatthe vertical dimension between the horizontal support brackets matches the vertical dimension of the predrilledfastening holes on the Redi Niche.5. Please note: If the distance between the vertical studs is greater than the size of the Redi Niche, you will needto attach additional vertical framing to one or both of the vertical studs to accommodate the size of the RediNiche.6. Place the Redi Niche in between the support brackets.7. Level and mechanically fastened Redi Niche using one framing screw in each pre-drilled hole.8. Install your tile backer board around the Redi Niche so it’s in accordance with the industry standards.9. Take 100% waterproofing silicone and seal gap between backer board and the Redi Niche and seal the screwholes.10. Now apply your setting material and set your tile, marble or stone directly to Redi Niche surface.………………Another innovative Tile Redi shower solution…………………………3754941-100

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