Adhesive Guide

We recommend that you use our range of environmentally friendly Karndean Designflooring adhesives that are available for you to order. The type of adhesive required will depend on the application and location of the installation. 


Karndean Mega-Bond

Karndean Mega-Bond adhesive is a permanent bond, water based adhesive that is solvent and odour free. It incorporates a polymer acrylic sealer to give good initial grab and excellent open time. You'll find that Mega-Bond can be used for all vinyl backed flocked floor coverings and vinyl backed entrance carpet including Flotex sheet and Pedigree Entrance Zone. 


Karndean Mega-Bond is available in 1 litre, 4 litre, 10 litre and 15 litre tubs. 


Karndean Hi-Tack PS

Karndean Hi-Tack PS adhesive is a pressure sensitive ‘peel & release’ water based adhesive that is solvent and odour free. It is formulated to provide a lateral bond and have a peel-able nature. You’ll find that Karndean Hi-Tack PS is used only for the underlay to the subfloor for Flotex sheet flooring. 


Karndean Hi-Tack PS is available in 4 litre and 15 litre tubs. 


Karndean Fiba-Bond

Karndean Fiba-Bond adhesive is a permanent bond water based adhesive that is solvent and odour free, incorporating a polymer acrylic sealer. Karndean Fiba-Bond is used only for acrylic and/or rubber-gel backed needle punch carpet such as Pedigree Smokey and UV-TEX carpets. 

Karndean Fiba-Bond is available in 4 litre and 15 litre tubs. 


Karndean Fiba-Bond UV

Karndean Fiba-Bond UV outdoor waterproof carpet adhesive is an all weather solvent based and heat-resistant adhesive. Used only for outdoor installations of acrylic and/or rubber-gel backed needle punch (synthetic) carpet including Pedigree UV-TEX. 


Karndean Fiba-Bond UV is available in 4 litre and 20 litre tubs. 


Karndean 8000 2-Part 

Karndean 8000 2-Part adhesive is a waterproof, high temperature adhesive for use in circumstances when excessive water puddling or high temperatures are expected to play onto the floor. It can also be used for adhesion to non-porous substrates such as steel. After mixing parts ‘A’ & ‘B’ together it provides an extreme permanent chemical bond.

Karndean 8000 2-part is available in 5 kilogram and 10 kilogram tubs.


Our adhesives are certified by the Green Building Council and receive a GreenRate™ Level B, meaning you will receive 75% eco-credits to apply towards your project.  For more information or advice on which adhesives to use, contact our Customer Service Team.