B Doherty | Flooring at 70mm in Co Mayo | Rapidur® B5 Rapid Drying Screed

Job: Ballycastle, Co Mayo
Smet Supported Partner:
B Doherty Screeding Services
Product: Sopro Rapidur® B5 Rapid Drying Screed Binder

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SMET supplied Sopro Rapidur® B5 Rapid Drying Screed Binder to Smet Supported Partner, Brendan Doherty Screeding Services, for the flooring solution in this private build in Ballycastle, Co Mayo. In total 300 m2 of Rapidur B5 was laid at 70mm at different thicknesses to incorporate tiles and timber flooring on UFH.  This project perfectly showcases the versatility of this powerfully strong, fast-drying flooring solution.

German-made Rapidur® B5 Rapid Drying Screed Binder is a special polymer-modified binder for particularly economical ­production of high-strength, rapid-set cement screed – based on DIN 18560 – allowing early floor installation, and for laying to falls.  Rapidur® B5 is suitable for use on heated screeds, bonded screeds, unbonded screeds, and floating screeds. This flooring solution is particularly useful for fast-track or tightly scheduled screed laying. The newly laid Rapidur® B5 screed floor is ready to receive floor covering after approx. 3 days – after achievement of moisture content ≤ 1.8 % CM. Sopro Rapidur® B5 is supplied in 25kg bags, with 40 bags per pallet.

Key features of Rapidur® B5:

• Ready for tiling after only approx. 3 days
• Achieves grade CT-C45-F7 after 28 days*
• Pumpable
• For fast-track or tightly scheduled screed laying and laying to falls
• Suitable for floor heating systems
• Long working life: approx. 2–3 hours
• May be applied in mixing ratios 1:4 and 1:5
• High resistance to moisture migration from the substrate
• Suitable for renovation and refurbishment schemes
• EMICODE system of GEV (German Association for control of Emissions in Products for Flooring Installation): EC1PLUS R (‘very-low-emission-plus’) rating
• For indoor and outdoor use

SMET delivers another innovative, showcase flooring solution to their Smet Supported Partners.  Click the link to see a showcase of jobs recently completed by expert screeder, Brendan Doherty Screeding Services.

* Mixing ratio: 1: 5 (25 kg Rapidur® B5: 125 kg 0–8 mm screed sand to DIN EN 12 620)