General Purpose Carpet Adhesive


ARDEX AF 241 is an internal water based permanent wet set adhesive designed to allow immediate installation of sheet carpet over well prepared substrates. ARDEX AF 241 is formulated with low VOC content and has effective dimensional stability reducing any potential for shrinkage and expansion.


  • • Wet set – install immediately
  • Working Time:

    • 60 minutes varying on substrate, temperature and humidity

  • Floor Coverings:

    For the following sheet carpet backing structures including:
    • Axminster™ and Action Bac™
    • Jute, Needle punched and Polypropylene
    • Secondary backed including textile and foam
    • Woven and knitted backing – Unitary backed carpet
    • Not to be used for PVC backings, consult ARDEX for other carpet backings

  • Substrates:

    • Hardboard underlayment approved to AS 1859
    • Carpet pad underlay
    • Cementitious underlayment and concrete with less than 5.5% moisture content or 70% RH
    • Contact ARDEX Technical Services for other substrates

  • Location:

    • Internal permanent installation

  • Coverage: • Using a 2.4mm V-Notch trowel approximately 3m2/L