Using Lytag® in screed systems can reduce weight by around 50%
Using Lytag® in screed systems reduces weight by around 50% compared to sand cement and anhydrite screeds (1060kg/m3).
Advantages for new structures: Reduced dead loads means less supporting structure is needed.
Advantages for new refurbishments: Allows a robust screed solution where weight is a problem.
Benefits: Less weight allows for greater flexibility in design.
Using Lytag® in screed produces a material with very low shrinkage, typically 0.04%.
Advantages: Large bays can be cast quicker and in a single operation, reducing the need for movement and day joints; fewer cracks.
Benefits: Time and money savings.
Lytag® screed's drying time is 3x quicker than sand cement and anhydrite screeds.
Advantages: Speeds up construction
Benefits: Floors can be used sooner. A quicker client handover.
Depth of Levels
Lytag® allows a greater depth of screed to be used compared to normal sand / cement screeds. This enables levels, or falls, to be formed more easily.
Advantages: Greater flexibility in all screed projects; virtually no restrictions on use.
Benefits: Offers a lightweight universal solution.
Lytag® dramatically improves the insulation capabilities of screed systems. Replacing sand cement and anhydrite screeds with Lytag® screed can reduce the thermal conductivity of that section by up to 80%.
Advantages: Increased overall insulation capabilities.
Benefits: Reduced cost of additional insulation. Helps to meet Part L of building regulation.
Using Lytag® the screed system produces voids which increase the sound insulation properties of up to 6dB compared to sand cement screed.
Advantages: Reduction in sound transfer through floors in offices, hospitals, schools, theatres, residential, etc.
Benefits: Quieter buildings and cost savings. Helps to meet Part E of building Regulations.
Lytag® screed is cementitious, therefore hydro-dynamically stable.
Advantages: Lytag® screed can be used in outside locations unlike anhydrite screeds.
Benefits: It can be used in any circumstance.