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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.
* compensate for changes in grade and slope more quickly than a screed operator;
Altroflow PU, which is a medium duty 4mm thick matt finish screed that is designed to be specified for use in light to medium traffic areas that are subject to the occasional chemical spillage at temperatures below 60[degrees]C:
High Wycombe, United Kingdom, April 06, 2012 --(PR.com)-- With quick drying time accompanying quality and cost efficiency, FlexiDry F0 fast drying floor screed won hands down as the screed choice for the new London Blackfriars station.
However FlexiDry triumphantly stood the test and defied the dipping temperatures to deliver an optimally dried screed for Foulds School Barnett, right within the promised time period of 21 days.
supply and installation of screeds and heating screeds on insulating layers or on separating layer as well as sealing work with bitumen welding strips.
A recent Customer Satisfaction Survey carried out by Trust in UK revealed a very positive set of scores for FlexiDry fast drying floor screeds. Drying time and quality being two aspects that customers attach the most importance to when going for a fast drying floor screed, FlexiDry Global is proud to have met clients' expectation by delivering on their promise of quick drying time and supreme quality.
Also, while screeding floors with underfloor heating, it could be a major problem to remove and reapply the screed if anything goes wrong, as screeds are usually laid on pipes that have already been installed.
The flexibility that FlexiDry fast drying floor screeds offer in terms of onsite decision making and drying times is another reason why FlexiDry is the first choice for projects that require quick completion.
High Wycombe, United Kingdom, April 08, 2011 --(PR.com)-- ModernaHus, the new generation of energy efficient green homes for the UK, will have 9500sm of its underfloor heating screeded with FlexiDry F1/7 day dry floor screed.
Unlike some other fast drying floor screeds, FlexiDry screeds do not require curing under polythene for seven days immediately after they have been installed.