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ARDEX A 38 MIX is a blend incorporating ARDEX A 38 cement and graded sands, and produces ultra-rapid drying floor screeds which can be walked on after three hours and floorcoverings installed in four hours, regardless of thickness. Use ARDEX A 38 MIX for bonded, unbonded and floating screeds in internal and external locations, including wet areas such as swimming pools.

Features:

  • Pre-blended with graded sand for convenience – just add water.
  • Walkable after three hours.
  • Install ceramic and natural stone tiles after four hours.
  • Install carpet, wood and vinyl floorcoverings after 48 hours.
  • After one day, achieves the acceptable minimum compressive and tensile bending strengths attained by an ordinary cement screed after 28 days.
  • For internal and external use, including wet and submerged areas.
  • BRE Screed (ISCR) Test: Pass in six hours.

Standard product features

Working time (at 20°C):

Approx. one hour.

Walkability (at 20°C):

Approx. three hours.

Compressive strength:

  • After one day: 25.0 N/mm².
  • After seven days: 35.0 N/mm².
  • After 28 days: 40.0 N/mm².

Tensile bending strength:

  • After one day: 4.0 N/mm².
  • After seven days: 4.5 N/mm².
  • After 28 days: 5.5 N/mm².

NBS Specification

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This product is associated with the following NBS Create clause:
45-55-10/380 Quick drying levelling screed mix

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Manufacturer

Name:

ARDEX UK Ltd

Tel:

+44 (0)1440 714939

Product reference

ARDEX A 38 MIX

Manufacturer details

Homefield Road,
Haverhill,
Suffolk, CB9 8QP
Tel +44 (0)1440 714939
Fax +44 (0)1440 716667
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