Simon Blaydes – Gelder Group Environmental Officer.
Gelder Group A maintenance and building company with dedicated ‘Environmental Officer’ to manage all environmental impacts of the Group’s activities. Gelder group’s broad range of services made them as a highly trusted builder in Lincoln.
As a multi-award winning construction company with a strong commitment to customer service, apprenticeships and partnership. Screed services were one of their subcontracted jobs awarded to Speed Screed in delivering service to their satisfied clients.
North Sea observatory chapel project is one of their more prestigious screeding jobs. Which requires Skegness screed on a previously prepared substrate of insulation and water underfloor heating.
A traditional Skegness screed is suitable for most conventional screed applications, either it is monolithic, bonded or unbounded construction. Usually mixed with a water and a fibre additives to avoid shrinkage cracking.
Additives can be added to ensure fast drying, and rapid strength gain .
Key Facts About Sand and Cement Screed (traditional screed)
- Ideal for most building projects domestic to commercial with an underfloor heating system.
- Surface Regularity from 3mm over 2m (SR1)
- Ideal for projects with underfloor heating
- Perfect when falls in the screed are required
Floor Screed Process
You need to add first the sand to the vessel.
Follow by water and the construction fibres (Adfil Fibrin 660F), and cement, before mixing it with remaining half of the sand.
Factory Produced Screed:
- Tarmac –Truscreed, Tufscreed F, Cemscreed 5, SBR Polymer
- Cemex – Readyscreed Original, Readyscreed Early Strength, Readyscreed Reinforced
- Aggregate Industries – Screed S, F Screed, ES Screed, EF Screed, SBR Screed, Rapidscreed
- Premier Mortars – Standard Screed, Premier Screed, Fibre Screed, Polymer Screed, Advance 5 Rapid Drying Screed.
How traditional sand and cement screed works? learn more by watching the video below.