Titebond Solvent-Based Subfloor Construction Adhesive is a professional strength formula that is specifically designed for subfloor installations and general plywood use. It provides a permanent bond that remains flexible, reduces nailing and prevents squeaky floors. It offers a strong initial tack and excellent bond strength. It is covered under the 25 Year Silver Subfloor Warranty against subfloor squeaks and pops.

Features & Benefits

  • Recommended For: Subfloor installations, general plywood use, as well as filling gaps and irregularities in the subfloor.
  • Class 1/8 in., Type P/O subfloor adhesive in accordance with ASTM D3498-19
  • Compatible Materials: Common building materials including wood, engineered lumber, particleboard, OSB and wet, frozen and treated lumber.
  • Industry’s best subfloor warranty
  • Solvent-based
  • Prevents squeaks
  • Works extremely well in cooler temperatures
  • Increases floor rigidity
  • Ideal for plywood, particleboard and OSB
  • Wet & frozen lumber
  • Fills irregularities between materials to provide a more solid backup surface

Specifications & Certifications

  • Exceeds Class 1/8 in., Type P/O subfloor adhesive in accordance with ASTM D3498-19, APA AFG-01 and ASTM C557. Exceeds the requirements of CAN/CGSB-71.25M and CAN/CGSB-71.26M specifications.

Application Guidelines

  • Application Temperature: 0°F to 100°F
  • Service Temperature Range: -20°F to 120°F
  • Working Time: Approximately 10-20 minutes for a 1/4" bead
  • Prep: Surfaces must be clean and free of any material that may prevent adequate adhesion.
  • Application: Cut tip straight across for 3/8'' to 1/2'' bead. Puncture inner seal and place in cartridge gun. Apply adhesive to each furring strip, stud or floor joist to be covered. Adhere materials within 15 minutes. Position material to be bonded and press firmly for full contact with adhesive. Note: For subfloors, apply adhesive to joists for one sheet at a time. Nail or screw each sheet as recommended by the American Plywood Association.
  • Cleanup: Tools and adhesive may be cleaned with acetone or mineral spirits. Follow solvent vendor’s precautions.


Size1/8” Bead1/4" Bead3/8" Bead1/2" Bead
10 Oz. Cartridge129 ft.30 ft.14 ft.8 ft.
28 Oz. Cartridge355 ft.86 ft.39 ft.21 ft.

Physical Properties

  • Type: Synthetic elastomeric polymer
  • State: Medium-viscosity mastic
  • Color: Light tan
  • Solids: 67%
  • Viscosity: 130,000 cps
  • VOC: > 350 g/L
  • Flashpoint: < 0°F
  • Freeze / Thaw Stability: Will not freeze
  • Storage Life: 18 months in tightly closed containers at 75°F
  • Odor: Solvent (slight)


Not designed for continuous submersion or for use on plastics, polystyrene or polyethylene foams. Do not adhere one non-porous material to another as this will slow or prevent drying.

Product SKUs

Part NumberUPCCase UPCSizeWeightUnits Per PackagePackages Per Pallet
54910370830549101003708305491710 Oz. Cartridge10.9112108
54920370830549271003708305492428 Oz. Cartridge28.921244

Warranty Statement

Titebond Subfloor Adhesive is covered by our SilverTotal Performance Guarantee for Subfloors.

Learn about all the products included in the industy's Best Subfloor Adhesive Warranty.

Important Notice: Our recommendations, if any, for the use of this product are based on tests believed to be reliable. Since the use of this product is beyond the control of the manufacturer, no guarantee or warranty, expressed or implied, is made as to such use or effects incidental to such use, handling or possession or the results to be obtained, whether in accordance with the directions or claimed so to be. The manufacturer expressly disclaims responsibility therefore. Furthermore, nothing contained herein shall be construed as a recommendation to use any product in conflict with existing laws and/or patents covering any material or use.

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