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screed

[skrēd]
(building construction)
A long, narrow strip of plaster placed at intervals on a surface as a guide for the thickness of plaster to be applied.
(civil engineering)
A straight-edged wood or metal template, fixed temporarily to a surface as a guide when plastering or concreting.
An oscillating metal bar mounted on wheels and spanning a freshly placed road slab, used to strike off and smooth the surface.

Screed

A wooden or metal guide for leveling plaster or concrete, typically placed along the edge of the work at the desired level.

screed

1. Firmly established grade strips or side forms for unformed concrete which will guide the strikeoff in producing the desired plane or shape; Also called screed rail.
2. A tool to strike off the concrete surface.
3. A long, narrow strip of plaster, applied at intervals on a surface to be plastered; carefully leveled and trued to act as a guide for plastering to the specified thickness.
4. A layer of mortar laid on concrete, usually to provide a uniform, level surface.
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As the different formulations of the screed could be made by merely altering the concentration of the liquid screed additive, FlexiDry helped the contractors accommodate unexpected plan changes without causing huge amounts of wastage.
The secondary requirement, which is sometimes wrongly considered to be a primary requirement, is rapid application properties so that large areas can be screeded within a very short period of time compared to hand applied conventional screeds.
2] of existing floor finishes and install concrete sub screeds and Ucrete UD200.
compensate for changes in grade and slope more quickly than a screed operator;
In the vanguard of innovation Svedala has been called in to test lay the material with new paving screed.
Unlike traditional and pre-bagged screed mixes which generate considerable amount of wastage, FlexiDry fast drying floor screeds come with a highly concentrated liquid screed additive that gives the flexibility of mixing the screeds as per requirement, without wastage.
Under good drying conditions one day of drying per millimetre should be allowed for the first 25mm of screed and two days per millimetre for the next 25mm of screed and even more time for screeds thicker than 50mm.
Researched and developed under severe environmental conditions at the company's factory, there are now four polyurethane screeds, providing a system for almost every demanding situation.
Contract notice: cbh lot 323 screed works - other areas
When normal fast drying screeds come as bulky pre-bagged packages, FlexiDry fast drying floor screeds have been innovatively developed as highly concentrated liquid additives that can be added to the cement-sand mixture right at the work site, as per requirement.
A recent Customer Satisfaction Survey carried out by Trust in UK revealed a very positive set of scores for FlexiDry fast drying floor screeds.
Screed work 3 main achievements: - cement screeds as floating radii ct-f5-s70 on site under construction, For traffic loads 3 kn / m 2 approx.