Tile & Stone Installation

Sand Topping

SGM Sand Topping is a ready-to-use sand/cement topping mix used for patching concrete, filling cracks, and topping concrete.  For applications 1/2” to 2” (12.7mm-50mm). Ideal for use as a mortar bed under ceramic tile and dimension stone applications.

Product Details


Surfaces must be clean of foreign matter, grease, paint, and oil. Use Concrete Bonding Agent prior to the application of Sand Topping over existing concrete or masonry surfaces to ensure a good mechanical bond. NOTE: Do not cover expansion, cold or control joints. Follow TCNA Handbook method EJ 171 for detailed specifications.


Mix approximately six (6) to nine (9) pints (2.8- 4.3 L) with clean, potable water to desired plastic-like consistency via mechanical barrel type or mortar mixer.


Approximately 14 sq. ft. at ½ inch thickness per 60 lbs. bag.


Cure time varies according to atmospheric and job-site conditions.


Use warm soapy water.


Use within twelve (12) months of the manufacturing date.


Product is alkaline on contact with water. Use paddle for mixing to avoid splashing into eyes or contact with skin. During mixing or application avoid contact with eyes. In case of such contact, flood eyes repeatedly with water and CALL A PHYSICIAN. Wash thoroughly after handling and before smoking or eating. Do not take internally. CONTAINS FREE SILICA — DO NOT BREATHE DUST. Prolonged exposure to dust may cause delayed lung disease (Silicosis).

WARNING: This product may expose you to chemicals, including silica, which the State of California recognizes as a cause of cancer. For more information, visit the Proposition 65 Warnings Website (www.P65Warnings.ca.gov). Use NIOSH approved masks at all times to handle silica dust. KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.

SGM, Inc. warrants this product will perform in accordance with its intended use for a period of one (1) year from the date of manufacture. Any claim for defective product must be submitted in writing to SGM, Inc., and samples of defect must be provided. SGM, Inc.’s sole obligation will be to replace any product determined to be defective by SGM Inc. EXCEPT AS PROVIDED HEREIN, SGM, INC. MAKES NO OTHER REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING ANY WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR PARTICULAR PURPOSE. IN NO EVENT SHALL SGM, INC. BE LIABLE FOR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND OR NATURE, WHETHER ARISING BY CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE. SGM, INC.’S SOLE OBLIGATION WILL BE TO REPLACE ANY PRODUCT DETERMINED BY SGM, INC. TO BE DEFECTIVE.