Laticrete MVIS Products

Mortar & Water Barrier Products by LATICRETE®

LATICRETE® MVIS® (Masonry Veneer Installation System) is a system of products, when used in accordance with written instructions, provides a warranted solution for the installation of thin brick, manufactured stone, natural stone, and other thin veneer products. With over 50 years of setting industry standards with waterproofing and polymer fortified adhesive cement technology, LATICRETE offers an installation system that provides a permanent solution to adhering natural, manufactured stone and thin brick and other products to vertical and horizontal substrates.


LATICRETE® has developed an installation system that provides a permanent, high strength installation that is freeze/thaw stable and protected from water intrusion. Backed by either the LATRICRETE® 25 Year System Warranty or 15 Year System Warranty, the LATICRETE® Masonry Veneer Installation System (MVIS) allows for increased productivity utilizing either masonry veneer techniques or the “tile setter’s” method.

Architectural details are offered at to help design professionals, contractors, and installers understand the range of possible application – and appropriate products and techniques which will assure long-term performance on projects of all types.


LATICRETE® Hi-Bond Masonry Veneer Mortar

The ultimate, polymer fortified, adhesive mortar for interior and exterior installation of large format adhered masonry veneer stone. LATICRETE® Hi-Bond Masonry Veneer Mortar mixes easily with water and is formulated to achieve unsurpassed workability and adhesion. MVIS® Veneer Mortar is a patented, versatile polymer fortified mortar designed specifically for the installation of adhered masonry stone veneer.

  • Ultimate adhesion for masonry veneer
  • Incredible bond to exterior glue plywood* and concrete
  • Excellent shear bond strength
  • High performing, smooth and creamy formula
  • Exceeds ANSI A118.4 & ANSI A118.11 Shear Bond Strength Requirements
  • Exceeds ASTM C270 compressive strength requirements for masonry veneer installations

PACKAGING: 50 lb (22.7 kg) bag; 56 bags per pallet; Grey color MIXING: 5.5 quarts (5.2 L) of water per bag (approximately) COVERAGE: 30-33 sq. ft. per bag (approximately)

Hi-Bond Veneer mortar is a zero VOC (Volatile Organic Compound) mortar, meaning once cured there is no off gassing.

LATICRETE® Air & Water Barrier

A single component, load bearing, vapor permeable, fluid applied, waterproofing, crack isolation, air barrier membrane. LATICRETE Air & Water Barrier produces a seamless, monolithic elastomeric coating and bonds directly to a wide variety of substrates. A vital component of LATICRETE Air & Water barrier comprehensive building protection system.

  • Install Adhered Masonry Veneers (AMV) in 1-2 hours
  • Designed for use as an air and water barrier behind most exterior wall cladding
  • Excellent bond strength
  • May contribute to overall building energy efficiency
  • Easy to clean up with water
  • Exceeds ICC-ES AC 212

PACKAGING: 5 gallon (19 L) pail liquid, 36 units per pallet 1 gallon pail liquid, 4 units per carton COVERAGE: 250 sq. ft. per pail (approximately)


The Air & Water Barrier – We recommend tempering the product to 70 degrees 12 hours prior to application and to stir thoroughly right before being applied. For storage purposes, we always recommend storing at 45 degree min.


LATICRETE® Masonry Pointing Mortar

A premium, factory prepared, MVIS® Pointing Mortar designed to be mixed with water or 1776 Grout Enhancer. Formulated from a blend of high strength portland cement, graded aggregates, and color-fast pigments. Provides a joint that is dense, hard, and durable.

  • Designed for exterior and interior use – ideal for both heavy duty use and for long lasting beauty.
  • Colors are specially blended to be uniform in color.
  • Part of a complete LATICRETE system that includes materials for every aspect of a stone thin brick, manufactured stone, or tile installation to ensure quality and long lasting performance

PACKAGING: 50 lb (22.7 kg) bag; 56 bags per pallet COVERAGE: 175-185 linear ft. with 3/4 inch wide by 1/2 inch deep joint (approximately)

Additional LATICRETE® Masonry Pointing Mortar Product Information


  • Gauge range in mils
  • 1-80 mil scale
  • Aluminum stock
  • Meets ASTM D-4414
  • 31/2” long x 21/4” wide

Use this gauge to measure the thickness of the Laticrete Air & Water Barrier.

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