keyboard_arrow_upTAL Laboratory awarded ISO 17025 accreditation
keyboard_arrow_downTAL Laboratory awarded ISO 17025 accreditation

TAL is a manufacturer of innovative tile installation materials to the South African market. The TAL laboratory is the first in Africa to gain ISO 17025 accreditation for 1348:2007 testing (tensile strength of cementitious tile adhesives). Whilst similar to the ISO 9001 standard, ISO 17025 also speaks to technical competence.

keyboard_arrow_upBespoke fixing solution created by TAL for the Ndzundza/ Nzunza Portrait
keyboard_arrow_downBespoke fixing solution created by TAL for the Ndzundza/ Nzunza Portrait

TAL is extremely proud to have been part of the newest public art installation in Johannesburg – the Ndzundza/ Nzunza portrait. Artist Hannelie Coetzee has created a 10m high mosaic on the western façade of the Nzunza House (formerly North City House) which City Property have gifted to the city. The TAL technical team supplied a bespoke product and specification for this prestigious project.

keyboard_arrow_upTAL plays key role in new look Mercedes-Benz Lifestyle Centre Menlyn
keyboard_arrow_downTAL plays key role in new look Mercedes-Benz Lifestyle Centre Menlyn

TAL products were used as part of the refurbishment project of the existing showroom at the Mercedes-Benz Lifestyle Centre Menlyn and the AMG showroom. The 3 500 m2 dealership is situated on the corner of January Masilela and Muriel Streets in the thriving Menlyn precinct. The challenge in this project was that the dealership was […]

keyboard_arrow_upHow to tile over existing tiles successfully
keyboard_arrow_downHow to tile over existing tiles successfully

Tiling over your existing tiles can save you money and time but not all tiled surfaces are suitable for this type of installation. What are the most important factors to consider when completing a successful tile-on-tile application? We offer some tips on how to get it right.

keyboard_arrow_upTAL plays key role in major wall feature at Anslow Office Park, Phase II
keyboard_arrow_downTAL plays key role in major wall feature at Anslow Office Park, Phase II

The 10 500 m2 turnkey office development is located just off William Nicol Drive, within the highly-successful Bryanston office node.

keyboard_arrow_upTAL’s quick-setting high traffic grout
keyboard_arrow_downTAL’s quick-setting high traffic grout

TAL High Traffic Grout is a quick-setting grout designed to provide a durable, scratch and water-resistant finish in installation areas subjected to high traffic volumes, or heavy loads. TAL High Traffic Grout is ideal for car showrooms, retail centres and stores, as well as exterior installations.

keyboard_arrow_upURGENT PRODUCT RECALL: TAL GROUT SEALER
keyboard_arrow_downURGENT PRODUCT RECALL: TAL GROUT SEALER

Customer safety is of vital importance to TAL and as a precautionary measure, we have taken the decision to voluntarily recall our TAL GROUT SEALER alternatively known as TAL GOLDSTAR GROUT SEALER.

keyboard_arrow_upTAL introduces new self-levelling screed
keyboard_arrow_downTAL introduces new self-levelling screed

TAL has introduced TAL Superscreed SL to their underlayment range. This rapid-setting self-levelling and smoothing underlayment is designed with high flow properties to produce smooth durable floor surfaces prior to fixing floor covering. TAL Superscreed SL is ideal for residential and commercial installations. The rapid-setting formula means that the TAL Superscreed SL initial set is […]

keyboard_arrow_upTAL supplied key components to flagship Christian Barnard Memorial Hospital project
keyboard_arrow_downTAL supplied key components to flagship Christian Barnard Memorial Hospital project

TAL supplied flooring underlayment materials for the Christian Barnard Memorial Hospital in Cape Town’s Foreshore. The materials included; TAL VaporStop HB vapour barrier and TAL Screedmaster, to combat high moisture levels within the concrete slabs and to ensure the prepared floors were smooth and level; a requirement for the installation of the Polyflor Vinyl Sheeting. […]

keyboard_arrow_upInnovation limits bacterial growth
keyboard_arrow_downInnovation limits bacterial growth

TAL has introduced its water-based epoxy grout, an innovative product that offers excellent chemical, acid and stain resistant properties. “This is the first water-based system in the local market. It has been formulated specifically for ease of application and clean-up,” says Gela Ohl, marketing manager for TAL.

keyboard_arrow_upTAL grout now available in 2 kg bag
keyboard_arrow_downTAL grout now available in 2 kg bag

TAL now supplies its tried-and-trusted Wall and Floor grout range in a 2 kg packaging option. This is ideal for the DIY enthusiast as it can improve the productivity and efficiency in their tiling projects.

keyboard_arrow_upTAL flooring solutions shine at Totally Concrete Expo
keyboard_arrow_downTAL flooring solutions shine at Totally Concrete Expo

In keeping with the Totally Concrete 2015 theme ‘A date with innovation’, TAL showcased its X-Calibur X-Tech flooring range to a target market that understands the value of quality industrial and decorative flooring products.

keyboard_arrow_upNew look labels from TAL
keyboard_arrow_downNew look labels from TAL

The local manufacturer of tile adhesives and ancillary products is introducing new labels to simplify the selection process for the end-user and tiling contractor.

keyboard_arrow_upTile Africa Contracts geared for growth
keyboard_arrow_downTile Africa Contracts geared for growth

Tile Africa Contracts, the commercial division of Tile Africa, is set to grow substantially over the next five years as it’s expanding its supply and fit offering due to demand from current and new customers.

keyboard_arrow_upRapid-setting and flexible adhesive system at Katherine & West
keyboard_arrow_downRapid-setting and flexible adhesive system at Katherine & West

TAL supplied adhesives and ancillary products for the installation of 10 000m² of porcelain tiles at Katherine & West, an office development on the corner of Katherine and West Streets, in the Sandton Gate precinct.

keyboard_arrow_upProject Showcase – TAL develops new mosaic adhesive for 300 on Kent
keyboard_arrow_downProject Showcase – TAL develops new mosaic adhesive for 300 on Kent

TAL recently developed a customised ultra-white mosaic adhesive to install colourful glass mosaic tiles at 300 on Kent, the new office building of the JD Group’s Financial Services business in Randburg.

keyboard_arrow_upTAL’s new and modernised laboratory augments quality and research
keyboard_arrow_downTAL’s new and modernised laboratory augments quality and research

TAL recently modernised its laboratory through the acquisition of additional state-of-the-art equipment, which will allow for increased research and testing of its products for the South African market.

keyboard_arrow_upTAL supplies adhesives to new Virgin Active gym
keyboard_arrow_downTAL supplies adhesives to new Virgin Active gym

TAL’s Goldstar 6 rapid-setting tile adhesive, Keycoat Primer and Fine Epoxy Grout were specified for the installation of tiles at the new Virgin Active Victory Park gym.

keyboard_arrow_upTiling adhesives in Sandton City refurbishment
keyboard_arrow_downTiling adhesives in Sandton City refurbishment

TAL is proud to be associated with the prestigious Sandton City refurbishment project, which includes the upgrading of the floors and walkways as well as extensions to a new mall area. Tiling started in August 2009, with TAL supplying the adhesive specifications for various tile installations. TAL products are being used exclusively for the fitting of the porcelain tiles on the floors and on the wooden columns in the mall walkways, as well as the porcelain tiles to walls and floors in the bathrooms. In addition, TAL supplied the repair, levelling and screeding compounds for remedial work to the substrate, prior to tiling.