Flortex PU Screed

Flortex PU Screed
A 6-9mm polyurethane floor screed, for the pharmaceutical food and chemical industries. High wear, impact, abrasion and chemical resistant.
  • A long term, hard wearing hygienic screed system
  • Suitable for all industrial environments and climates
  • A seamless, easy to clean, professional finish
  • High level of chemical resistance
  • Installation available from Polycote Contract Services Team

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Flortex PU Screed

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Details

Details

Flortex PU Screed is the ultimate floor screed – professionally developed to provide the ultimate hygienic barrier and resistance to relentless chemical attack, impact and abrasion, thermal shock and impermeability.



Use on: Concrete. For other substances contact Polycote Experts.
Use where: Internal/External
Typical industries: Chemical plants, food processing plants, engineering, shipping and transportation, pharmaceutical, aerospace, off-shore oil platforms
Type of job: Heavy duty industrial areas requiring a seamless, professional finish which also protects plinths, bases, walls, kerbs, sumps and pits from physical attack as well as a completely impervious 'bund' resistance to biocidal, microbiological and chemical attack
Approximate coverage:2.5m2 @ 6mm, 1.67m2 @ 9mm
Cure time: Initial Cure 4 - 6 hours@ 20oC
Light traffic 12 - 16 hours@ 20oC
Heavy duty traffic - 48 hours
Full chemical cure - 3 - 5 days
Special features: Heavy duty, chemical resistant, impact resistant, abrasion resistant, long lasting anti-slip finish, can be steam cleaned, zero permeability, withstands temperatures from +120oC in bakeries to -35oC in cold stores

We strongly recommend that this product is installed only by our fully trained and highly skilled tradesmen. We offer a nationwide competitive, reliable and professional service. Please call our Technical Sales team to discuss your project.

Specifications

Specification

Pot life:15 mins @ 20oC
Application temperature:5oC - 20oC
Depth of screed (1 layer):6mm - 9mm
Initial cure:4 - 6 hours
Light traffic:12 - 16 hours
Full traffic:48 hours
Number of parts supplied:3

Please consult the technical data sheet for full technical product data.

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Application

Application

Preparation:
Thorough substrate preparation is essential.
All substrates must be clean, sound, dry and free of surface laitance.
Recommended methods are:
• Powerfloated concrete – use a Vacuum Assisted Shotblaster to remove weak laitance and provide a surface key for the coating. If this is not possible, chemically etch with Polycote Etch IT, then rinse thoroughly and allow to dry.
• Loose paint or rust – remove, using a Vacuum Assisted Shotblaster, Floor Grinder or equivalent method.
• Loose or friable concrete – use a Vacuum Assisted Shotblaster. If this is not possible, chemically clean with Polycote Etch IT then rinse thoroughly and allow to dry.
• Metal – use a shot-blaster to prepare the surface to SA2.5 (bright steel) and primed with ZP Primer.
Deckplates of 4mm or less do not provide a sufficient substrate for Flortex PU Screed, please contact Polycote Technical Helpline for further information.
To give a professional finish, we advise that grooves are cut into the floor around the perimeter of the substrate, to give the screed an anchorage. The groove should be about 20mm wide and 8mm deep and about 150mm from the edge


Mixing:
Once the surface has been thoroughly prepared, a suitable primer has been applied, and the surface is tack free, apply Flortex PU Screed.
Stir the individual components before mixing together. Add Part ‘B’ to Part ‘A’ and thoroughly mix for at least 1 minute. Steadily add the aggregate whilst continuing to mix. Mix thoroughly for 3 minutes once all the aggregate has been added.
For best results use a heavy duty slow speed drill with a mixing paddle.
Ensure thorough mixing as an unmixed product will result in a poor or non-cure situation.


Application:
Once fully mixed, apply the product between the battens (if necessary) and level with a steel float. If a smooth finish is required (to assist cleaning), back-roll with a short pile roller.

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