Bona Fastening and Subfloor Preparation

Fastening a wooden floor is the key to getting a great end result. It’s about having the right combination of strength and elasticity to achieve the best foundation for a beautiful and lasting wooden floor. Regardless of sub floor, damp or uneven, with Bona you get all the tools need. Constant R&D together with years of experience and ongoing dialogue with craftsmen enable Bona to be at the forefront of development.

Bona Reactive Silane-Based Adhesive

Bona’s silane-based adhesives offer you a smooth and efficient process to secure wooden floors. Giving flexible and strong floor results, the silane-based adhesives are water and solvent-free, making them completely safe and nonhazardous for your health.The range of Bona’s silane-based adhesives include:

Bona R580 Moisture Barrier

Bona R580 is a one component silane-based moisture barrier for securing damp sub floors. For faster bonding Bona R580 can be used as a two-component system - just add water from the bag enclosed.

Key Benefits include:

  • One-Component
  • Single coat application
  • Fast setting
  • Trowel easy application
  • Can be used as a two-component system to gain even shorter setting time by adding and mixing 1 weight % water
  • Not hazardous, safe handling and transport without constraints

Bona R845

Bona R845 is a one-component, silane-based, ‘soft elastic’ adhesive for engineered wooden floors, which reduces tensions to the subfloor. The use of a primer is generally not necessary. Water and solvent-free, splashed material can be easily removed. Bona R845 offers rapid initial bonding strength.

Available sizes - 15kg 24kg

Key Benefits include:

  • 1-component, easy to handle
  • Soft elastic
  • Water and solvent free, nearly no swelling of the wood
  • Good adhesion to almost all substrates and timber materials,
    splashed material can be easy removed
  • Firm texture – retains trowel pattern
  • Rapid initial bonding strengt

Bona R850

Bona R580 is an elastic one-component silane-based adhesive for parquet floors. It is water and solvent-free and causes practically no swelling of the wood. Firm texture – it retains the trowel pattern. Available in a 600ml ‘sausage’ pack, Bona R850T is a high viscosity adhesive made for gun application. Rapid setting, the hardened adhesive has a firm texture and can be used on nearly all sub floors.

Available sizes:

  • 0,6L
  • 7kg
  • 15kg

Key Benefits include:

  • 1-component, easy to handle
  • soft elastic
  • water and solvent free, nearly no swelling of the wood
  • wood adhesion to almost all substrates and timber materials,
    splashed material can be easy removed
  •  firm texture – retains trowel pattern

Bona R850T

Bona R850T, is a high viscosity adhesive made for gun application. Rapid setting, the hardened adhesive has a firm texture and can be used on nearly all sub floors.

Key benefits include:

  • 1-component, easy to handle
  • soft elastic
  • Water and solvent free, nearly no swelling of the wood
  • Good adhesion to almost all substrates and timber materials,
    splashed material can be easy removed
  • Firm texture – retains trowel pattern

Bona R860

Bona R860 is a high strength, elastic, one-component silane-based adhesive for engineered wooden floors. Offering similar properties to Bona R850, but can also be used as a two-component system by adding water for even faster bonding.

Available sizes: 7kg - 15kg

Key benefits include:

  • extreme quick setting, controlled by parquet layer
  • extreme high initial tack
  • plasticizer free
  • soft elastic
  • water and solvent free, nearly no swelling of the wood
  • wood adhesion to almost all substrates and timber materials,
    splashed material can be easy removed
  • firm texture – retains trowel pattern

Bona R880 Construction Adhesive

Bona R880 is a silane-based construction adhesive that can be used for all general applications.

Key benefits include:

  • extreme quick setting, controlled by parquet layer
  • extreme high initial tack
  • without plasticizers
  • soft elastic, high strength
  • water and solvent free
  • good adhesion to almost all substrates and timber materials
    splashed material can be easy removed
  • firm texture

Dispersion Adhesive

Bona H790

Bona H790 is a two-component dispersion parquet adhesive which conforms to DIN 281. Immediately after mixing component A (dispersion) and component B (powder) a chemical reaction starts. This chemically binds more than 50% of the total water content within the product in approx. 4 hours.

The amount of free water in the adhesive is less than 11%. It is especially suitable for timbers sensitive to swelling and for low absorbent substrates.

Available sizes - 5kg

Bona Reactive PU-Based Adhesive

Bona R770

Bona R770 is a 2-component polyurethane parquet adhesive which follows DIN 281. It does not contain water or organic solvents and hardens by a chemical reaction without shrinking.

Bona R770 is especially suitable for timbers extremely sensitive to swelling and for low or non-absorbent substrates, but may also be used for the full area bonding of laminated floor coverings. It has a good open time and an excellent adhesion to almost all substrates and timber materials.

Available sizes: 7kg - 12kg

Key benefits include:

  • Water and solvent free
  • No swelling of the wood
  • Excellent adhesion to almost all substrates and timber materials
  • Firm texture – retains trowel pattern
  • Good open time

Bona R777

Key benefits include:

  • Water and solvent free
  • No swelling of the wood
  • Excellent adhesion to almost all substrates and
    timber materials
  • Firm texture – retains trowel pattern
  • Long open timeWater and solvent free
  • No swelling of the wood
  • Excellent adhesion to almost all substrates and
    timber materials
  • Firm texture – retains trowel pattern
  • Long open time

Bona Other Adhesive

The choice of adhesive depends on the subfloor and working method. Ona has developed different adhesives to cover different situations, all exclusively developed for wooden floors.

Bona S760

A solvent-based, single-component adhesive for the installation of wooden flooring. Particularly suitable for laying strip flooring/engineered boards. The dry adhesive has ‘hard plastic’ properties. Bona S760 is suitable for use with the following substrates: concrete, plywood and chipboard, cementitious screeds, anhydrite screeds, levelling compounds (at least 2mm thick) and mastic asphalt.

Available sizes: 15kg - 25kg

Key benefits include:

  • Easy to apply
  • Firm texture – retains trowel pattern
  • Rapid setting
  • Good open time

Bona GluClic

Bona GluClic is a solvent-free white glue which meets the requirements of class D3 according to EN 204. It is suitable for glueing various timber materials especially wooden joint Click systems, tongue & groove pre-finished parquet, laminate floor coverings and chip-board.

Different to other D3 glues Bona GluClic residues or spilt material can, up to 2 days after application, be removed from pre-finished parquet and laminated floors.

Available sizes: 0.75L

Key benefits include:

  • Good resistance to water after drying
  • Rapid setting
  • Removable from pre-finished parquet and laminated surfaces
  • Good open time

Bona D700

Bona D700 is a solvent-free white glue which meets the requirements of class D3 according to EN 204 and is suitable for glueing various timber materials, especially tongue and groove pre-finished parquet, laminate floor coverings or similar materials. It sets quickly and has a good resistance to water.

Available sizes - 0.5L

Key benefits include:

  • Good resistance to water
  • Rapid setting
  • Good open time

Bona D705

D705 is a dispersion and solvent( app. 4 weight-%, Ethylacetat, Ethanol ) based parquet adhesive according to EN 14293 (hard) with low water content.

Available sizes - 22kg

Key benefits include:

  • Low solvent content
  • Very easy to apply
  • Firm texture – retains trowel pattern
  • Rapid setting
  • Long open time

Bona D710

Bona D710 is a solvent free dispersion based parquet adhesive according to EN 14293 (hard), especially suitable for mosaic parquet, end grain when thickness does not exceed 40 mm and other wood flooring material with low movement in service.

Available sizes - 22kg

Key benefits include:

  • Very easy to apply
  • Firm texture - retains trowel pattern
  • Extended film formation time
  • Long open time
  • Contains no organic solvents with boiling points less than 200 °C

Bona D720

D720 is a dispersion parquet adhesive according to EN 14293 (hard) with low water content. It is especially suitable for timbers sensitive to swelling or when a very rapid setting of the adhesive is required.

Available sizes - 22kg

Key benefits include:

  • Solvent free
  • Very easy to apply
  • Firm texture – retains trowel pattern
  • Rapid setting
  • Long open time

Bona D730

Bona D730 is a dispersion parquet adhesive which conforms to DIN 281. It has low water content, is solvent free (no added volatile organic solvents) and classified as a very low emission product according to Emicode EC 1. Furthermore, Bona D730 is very easy to apply with a long open time and rapid setting.

Available sizes - 22kg

Key benefits include:

  • Solvent free
  • Very easy to apply
  • Firm texture – retains trowel pattern
  • Rapid setting
  • Long open time

Bona S100

Bona S100 is a thinning and cleaning agent for various solvent based parquet adhesives and many other products.

Available sizes - 5L

Bona S750

Available sizes - 15kg

Key benefits include:

  • Easy to apply
  • Firm texture – retains trowel pattern
  • Rapid setting
  • Good open time

Bona Primers

Bona D500

Bona D500 is a one-component primer for the preparation of substrates prior to the use of parquet adhesives, in a particular dispersion adhesives.

Solvent free and vapour permeable, it is suitable for both absorbent and non-absorbent substrates (with the exception of magnesium industrial floors). It may also be used for chipboard, panels and similar substrates.

Available sizes - 5L

Key benefits include:

  • Certified as “very low emission” EC 1
  • Solvent free
  • Vapour permeable

Bona D510

D510 is a one-component primer for the preparation of substrates prior to the use of levelling compounds, in a particular Bona H600, H610 and H620. It is suitable for absorbent substrates (with the exception of magnesium industrial floors) and for chipboard, panels and similar substrates.

Available sizes - 5kg

Key benefits include:

  • Certified as “very low emission” EC 1
  • Solvent free
  • Good adhesion to many substrates

Bona D530

Bona D530 is a two-component film forming dispersion primer. After mixing then a chemical reaction starts, causing additional crosslinking of the polymers. Special additives give excellent adhesion to very smooth substrates. Bona D530 is applied as a primer before levelling with Bona H600, H610, H620 or H630 and before glueing with H790 or R770.

Available sizes - 5kg

Key benefits include:

  • Excellent adhesion to problematic substrates eg. glazed surfaces
  • High film strength
  • Film forming

Bona D550

Bona D550 Speed is a one-component dispersion-based primer for the preparation of substrates prior to the use of Bona H650 Speed self-levelling compound. It is recommended for use on Calcium Sulphate screed, chipboard and cement based substrates.

Available sizes - 5L

  • Key benefits include:
  • Specially formulated for Bona H650 Speed
  • Solvent free
  • Good adhesion to many substrates

Bona S520

Bona S520 is a primer for the preparation of substrates prior to the use of dissolved parquet adhesives, in the particular Bona S750, S755 and S760. It is suitable for both absorbent and non-absorbent substrates, chip-board, panels and other similar substrates. Bona S520 both wets and penetrates the substrate effectively and dries quickly.

Key benefits include:

  • Good wetting of the substrate
  • Rapid drying

Bona R410

R410 is a solvent and water free two-component epoxy resin for priming, hardening and sealing substrates, or for damp-proofing concrete floors and substrates up to 5 CM%.

Key benefits include:

  • Solvent free
  • Excellent adhesion to many substrates
  • Application possible with a paint roller, brush or trowel

Bona R540

R540 is a Silane modified reactive primer, used on absorbent and non-absorbent subfloors before the use of Bona parquet adhesives, special of Bona R770, Bona R782, Bona R840, Bona R850 and Bona R860.

Key benefits include:

  • 1-Component
  • Easy to apply
  • Very good adhesion to all kinds of sub floors
  • High penetration

Bona Levelling Compounds

Bona H600

H600 is a cementitious, self-smoothing, rapid hardening levelling compound especially for the application under mosaic parquet, lamparquet, multi-layer parquet and solid parquet.

Available sizes - 25kg

Key benefits include:

  • Self levelling
  • Self-smoothing
  • High strength and hardness
  • Low shrinkage
  • Low tension
  • Could be covered after 24 hours
  • Applicable in a thickness from 1,5 to 10 mm, for bigger thickness the material could be spun out
  • Cement-based
  • Levelling compound
  • Smoothing compound
  • Self-smoothing
  • Polishable
  • High filling properties
  • Pumpable
  • Crack-free
  • Makes surfaces ready to receive floor coverings in one single operation

Bona H610

Bona H610 is a rapid setting and drying, slump free mortar for internal repairs. Ideal for filling holes and cracks in screeds, repairing and refacing internal concrete stair treads and risers, cement and sand screeds, concrete floors or making good around pipe work, door and window frames.

Available sizes - 25kg

Key benefits include:

  • Rapid hardening and drying – could be covered after 60 minutes.
  • Slump free - ideal for vertical and horizontal repairs
  • High strength and hardness
  • Stress relieved – low shrinkage

Bona H620

Bona H620 is an advanced fibre reinforced smoothing and levelling compound designed to rapidly smooth and level existing substrates like timber floors, chipboard V100, flooring grade asphalt and existing substrates with adhesive residues.

Available sizes - 25kg

Key benefits include:

  • Rapid hardening – walkable in approximately 2 hours
  • Fibre reinforced – crack free
  • Apply from 3mm - 10mm or 10mm - 20mm can be bulked out,
  • High yield - 6m2 at 3mm thickness
  • EC1 - virtually emission free
  • Ideal for use with Bona adhesives

Bona H650

Bona H650 Speed is a rapid drying and hardening self-levelling and smoothing compound specifically designed for areas where speed is essential for rapid renovation and repair work prior to using Bona R850 Speed. It has ultra rapid drying properties and can be covered after approximately one hour.

Available sizes - 25kg

Key benefits include:

  • Ultra Rapid Drying, could be covered after app. 1 hour,
  • Exceptionally fluid, applicable in a thickness from 1,5 to 10 mm*, for bigger thickness the material could be spun out
  • High strength and hardness
  • Low shrinkage
  • Complete crystallised binding of water (hydration).
  • Installing wood floor using R850 Speed is only recommended after
  • 1 hour when the thickness of the levelling compound does not exceed: 10 mm

Bona Moisture Barrier

Bona R580 Moisture Barrier

A unique, single coat, fast setting, silane-based moisture barrier. Water and solvent-free, Bona R580 is designed to treat damp sub floors prior to the installation of wood flooring using Bona silane-based adhesives. Bona R580 is also compatible with Bona H650 levelling compound. Bona R580 can be used as a 2-component system with water to gain an even shorter setting time.

Available sizes: 6kg - 7kg

Key benefits include:

  • One-Component
  • Single coat application
  • Fast setting
  • Trowel easy application
  • Can be used as a two-component system to gain even shorter setting time by adding and mixing 1 weight % water
  • Not hazardous, safe handling and transport without constraints

Bona R410

A solvent and water-free, two-component epoxy resin, suitable for damp proofing concrete or sand/cement subfloors, or for use as a primer prior to the application of a suitable adhesive or levelling
compound.

Available sizes - 5kg

Key benefits include:

  • Solvent free
  • Excellent adhesion to many substrates
  • Application possible with a paint roller, brush or trowel

Bona Screed Repair

Bona R410

A solvent and water-free, two-component epoxy resin, suitable for damp proofing concrete or sand/cement subfloors, or for use as a primer prior to the application of a suitable adhesive or levelling
compound.

Available sizes - 5kg

Key benefits include:

  • Solvent free
  • Excellent adhesion to many substrates
  • Application possible with a paint roller, brush or trowel

Bona Tools & Accessories

Trowel for Bona R580
Bona recommends this 180mm A3 trowel for the application of Bona R580 Moisture Barrier.

Versions - 180g

Bona Trowels

For the application of Bona adhesives. See individual product information for coverage rates. Fine and coarse versions of the trowel are available in each size as follows:

Versions

  • 850g
  • 1000g
  • 1250g
  • 1500g

Bona Trowel for Bona R580 500G

Bona Trowel for Bona R580 1000G

Bona R850 Gun
Bona supplies a choice of manual (top) or pneumatic gun for the application of Bona R580T adhesive.

Type  Available sizes
- Manual
- Pneumatic  0,6L
- 0,6L

Bona Optispread

Bona Optispread - an innovative solution that allows you to remain upright and in comfort giving a smoother, faster and better results. With the Bona Optispread your job can be done 5 times faster without any strain on your knees and back.
 
Together with the specially developed, silane-based adhesive Bona R850T and the Bona Hand & Tool Cleaner, the laying of wooden floor becomes an enjoyable, fast and clean affair.

Key benefits include:

  • Adjustable ergonomic working position
  • 3-5 times quicker than hand trowel
  • Easy set up and adjustment
  • Optimised, variable spread width

 


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