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ARDEX A 38

Rapid Set Screed Cement

Description

ARDEX A 38 is a rapid set cement screed that has been designed for all types of floor coverings and is especially effective when installing moisture sensitive coverings. In addition it is compatible with ARDEX entire PANDOMO range. ARDEX A 38 produces a screed that improves on-site efficiencies by allowing traffic shortly after application and laying of the floor covering on the same day. The screed can be used as a:
• bonded screed
• unbonded screed (on a slipsheet or insulating layer)
• as a heated screeds

Specifications

  • Working Time:


    • Can be walked on and is ready to receive tiles after 8 hours
    • Ready for Terrazzo and smoothing cements after 24 hours
    • Ready to receive resilient and textile floor coverings and parquet after 2 days

  • Thickness:
    The nominal screed thickness when mixed with ARDEX Gravel Mix aggregate is:
    • Unbonded at least 35mm; and preferably 40mm thick
    • Bonded screed it must be at least 15mm
  • Floor Coverings:


    • ARDEX Pandomo Range
    • Tiles
    • Natural Stones
    • Terrazzo
    • Resilient and textile floorcoverings
    • Parquet

  • Substrates:

    • New and existing concrete
    • For other substrates contact ARDEX Technical Services

  • Location:

    • Internal and external

  • Colours:
    • Grey
  • Coverage:
    • A 20kg bag of ARDEX A 38 mixed with 100kg of ARDEX Gravel Mix aggregate will cover approximately 6.5m2 per 10mm of thickness
  • Drying Times:


    • Can be walked on and is ready to receive tiles after 8 hours
    • Ready for Terrazzo and smoothing cements after 24 hours
    • Ready to receive resilient and textile floor coverings and parquet after 2 days

  • Packaging:


    • 
    20kg triple layered bag