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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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According to contractors CSC, 100% recyclability, minimal dust pollution and elimination of polythene curing were other features of the screed that made it a perfect fit for the project.
* To heat the screed, the 1648 Plus uses a propane burner system.
The selection of a fast track pumped screed will require application on a dry concrete base slab to use the rapidity of drying and the subsequent application of resin based coatings and sealers as well as other floorings when appropriate.
To maintain proper grade control, manually controlled screeds must be adjusted by the screed operator as paving progresses.
Altroscreed PU is a medium duty, 4 to 6mm thick decorative, textured finish screed designed for medium traffic areas, offering a degree of slip-resistance under wet conditions and chemical spillages at temperatures below 60[degrees]C;
It is not uncommon for the mix to drag under the finisher's screed causing cracks and an uneven surface.
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.
Pumpable Floor Screed PX-1 is applied by use of floor screed pump, which can be hired nationwide and which does not require specialist skills.
Their Hardac EP screed will produce a nominal 6mm thick screed that can be speedily applied using the traditional laying techniques.
FlexiDry F3 provided the perfect screed for underfloor heating for the Foulds School Project, finishing the entire screeding project well within the estimated time and budget.