The use of the deformed shank nail does not affect the use of finish floor products such as ceramic tile, vinyl, carpet, or floor toppings used for fire and sound control, such as gypcrete
and light-weight concrete.
One of the "tricks" you see commercially is the use of a liquid gypsum floor leveling system that provides fabulous fire protection and acoustical properties (aka, "Gypcrete
The surface at Spence lacks the non-pedogenic gypcrete
crust that is widespread throughout the Atacama Desert because it had been removed by sporadic sheet flood erosion.
Impact noise, meanwhile, is addressed with a 3/4-inch layer of a self-leveling gypsum slurry by GypCrete
After a meeting with affordable housing developer Jim Schuler, who committed to steel-framed homes for his new subdivisions, Jackson launched Frametech, a subsidiary specializing in materials for steel and gypcrete
The latter was accomplished by covering post-tensioned engineered floors with sound-deadening material from Owens Corning, capped with more than an inch of Gypcrete
The post-tension engineered floors are covered with Owens-Corning sound-deadening material, then capped with more than an inch of Gypcrete
Beneath the sea of cherry lies a hefty sandwich of building paper, plywood, I-inch Gypcrete
, then subfloor and I-joists.