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Additive to speed up screed drying advice

Discussion in 'Floors, Stairs and Lofts' started by spike66k, 16 Jul 2016.

  1. spike66k

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    Hi everyone
    Looking to screed a 5m x 5m floor, which will be tiled on.
    Are there any additives which we can add whilst we're knocking up to speed up the drying time please? If anyone has experience, please reply!!!
    I've read that ronascreed 8 is an additive that allows you to rule 8 days after laying, but can't find out if it's addable to a knock up mix....and can't find anywhere that sells it!!
    Any advice will be gratefully received!
    Many thanks
    Col
     
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    You need to choose a fast drying screed such as Ardit NA, you will need to primer the tiles first ideally, drying time 45 mins approx.
     
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    Think he's talking sand and cement screed Dave
     
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    no expert here
    but setting time is different to drying time
    you can walk on set but it still contains the moisture thats where the delay comes in waiting days and weeks
    for the moisture to escape
     
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