SMARGO® 826  is a multi-purpose dispersible polymer powder for dry-mix mortars, specifically suited for CTA applications. It is based on a hard copolymer of vinyl acetate and ethylene (VAE) and belongs to SMARGO®, a brand of cost-effective quality enhancers for dry-mix mortars.

SMARGO® 826  provides basic properties for adhesion, flexibility and workability, thus offering a high degree of formulation freedom.



  • SMARGO® 826 is a copolymer powder of vinyl acetate and ethylene and is dispersible in water.
  • Mortars modified with SMARGO® 826​​​​​​​ exhibit improved adhesion, flexural strength, deformability, abrasion resistance and are easier to process. Leveling, thixotropy and water retention are essentially unaffected.The product is ideal for use in combination with other mortar additives intended to enhance specific properties.
  • SMARGO® 826​​​​​​​ is a hard standard dispersible polymer powder with essentially no effect on rheological properties.
  • SMARGO® 826​​​​​​​ contains a fine mineral filler as antiblocking agent. It is produced without addition of organic solvents, plasticizers or filmforming agents.

For typical application fields of SMARGO® 826, refer to the section "application". We recommend SMARGO® 826​​​​​​​ in tile adhesives in a dosage of up to 2%. 


For the production of ready-mixed dry mortars, such as adhesives and patching compounds, blend SMARGO® 826​​​​​​​ with the other dry ingredients in appropriate equipment. Temperatures should not be allowed to rise excessively during mixing because otherwise the dispersible polymer powder could agglomerate by virtue of its thermoplastic properties. The mortar is prepared for use by adding the recommended amount of water and mixing mechanically or by hand. Since hand mixing generates little shear force, we recommend allowing the fresh mortar to slake for 5 minutes and then stirring it again. This is usually unnecessary where mechanical mixers are employed.

If the product is used in applications other than those mentioned, the choice, processing and use of it is the sole responsibility of the purchaser. All legal and other regulations must be complied with.

Slight color variations of the polymer granulate may occure without impairing the product's functionality.


SMARGO® 826 is available only as a full truck load (FTL) or full container load (FCL), with 25 kg paper bags being the standard packaging. You also have the option of ordering SMARGO® “bundles” – FTLs or FCLs of different SMARGO® grades combined at various ratios.


During storage, protect the product from contact with moisture. Prolonged storage at temperatures above 30 °C, especially in combination with pressure, humidity or exposure to sunlight, may result in blocking. Carefully seal any open containers and store them under suitable conditions. We recommend storing the product in a warehouse that provides cool and dry conditions. Do not store the product for more than six months, starting from the date at which it was received, unless the Certificate of Analysis contains a different date, which would take precedence. If the product is stored longer than recommended, it may still be used but users are advised to verify the properties required for the intended use.

Sales and support

Wacker Chemical Corporation
6870 Tilghman St
Allentown, PA 18106-9346
United States
+1  610  336-2700 (Phone)
+1 517 264-4088  (Fax)

How can we help you?

  • Do you need help in choosing a product or do you require technical support? If so, please contact our experts.
Ask a question


My media

My favorites

My products