The screed is liquid in nature, which flows to give a self-smoothing finish, and is virtually self-leveling. It is pump applied and only requires minimal tamping to achieve a smooth level surface that is able to take light traffic after only 24hours. Unlike anhydrite screeds, Ultraflo® hemihydrate floor screed is not subject to formation of any surface layers or laitance.
As a result its high compressive and flexural strengths it can be installed at minimum depth of 30mm. The shallower depths result in reduced weight and significantly shorter drying times.
This screed is suitable for most floating floor applications, such as residential, commercial, industrial, health and education. It is inorganic and bacteria resistant which make it the perfect solution for buildings where infection control is paramount, such as hospitals, schools or pharmaceutical factories.
Ultraflo® offers superb benefits when used with under floor heating systems. It is a solid high-density screed with a greater thermal conductivity than traditional screeds. As a result of this, under floor heating systems can operate at significantly lower temperatures than those used with traditional screed, to produce the equivalent room temperatures. The liquid nature of the screed enables it to fully encapsulate the under floor heating pipes, to give maximum heat transfer into the screed, greatly improving the efficiency of under floor heating systems and significantly improving the heat response time.