Optimising floor screed

Using Gypsol anhydrite binder creates a pumpable, self-smoothing floor screed. Moreover, this screed is an economically advantageous and a sustainable alternative to the labour-intensive and traditional sand cement screeds.

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Alan Jackson

Area Technical and Specification Manager Gypsol

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A self-smoothing screed solution for every floor type

In the many years we supply our anhydrite binder for smooth floor screed, we have seen a large variety of projects; each with their own challenge regarding the type of floor that is needed. Because of all this knowledge and experience we build an extensive product range to meet every flooring need.

Floor typeOur Gypsol solution*
Standard floorClassic
Underfloor heating & coolingHTC
Heavy duty flooringXS
Timber frame / supported floorsTimBRE
Lightweight steel frameModular
Quick drying floorRapide
*For every situation we offer a unique Gypsol product, more products and details are available on the product page.

Environmental-friendly screed project challenges

Obviously we noticed that different construction can pose several challenges you can overcome with our environmental-friendly alternative to sand cement screed. Therefore, we like to share some examples of the problems we encountered and the solutions Gypsol offers.

ChallengeSolutionCase Study
Variable depths, different floor heights and different floor finishes in the same buildingGypsol ClassicQueens Drive Infant School
Large surface, little timeGypsol XCNew School Theatre Complex
Space limits require a thin layer of screedGypsol ClassicThe Maltings Care Home
Meet acoustic requirements in flatGypsolNew Flat Development
Thin layer but vary in depth from 15 to 45 mm – fast installation and quick to dryGypsol TS-15Retail Refurbishment, Burton Upon Trent
Floor in High Energy Efficiency house; rapid response to changes in air temperature,
achieve efficiency with ground source heat pump for floor heating
Gypsol ClassicEnergy efficient self build house

We describe more details for all kinds of situations in our Case Studies which you can find in the ‘Documentation’ tab on the Gypsol product page.

Sustainable floor screed benefits

When using Gypsol in your liquid screed, this will offer your project the possibility to:

  • Lower the manufacturing CO2-footprint
  • Reduce energy use
  • Lower the embodied energy
  • Recycle final product
  • Apply low-temperature underfloor heating
  • Reduce landfill
  • Offer a safe work environment
  • Reduce costs

Please check our product page to get an understanding of the technical support we can offer you. However, if you still have a question, you can always contact us directly via the below contact form or by phone.