Thermal Liquid Screed

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Thermal screed by Buxton Flow Screeds

Buxton Flow Screeds offer an environmentally friendly thermal liquid floor screed for general use. Our thermal screed has been designed to give a much faster rise in temperature thanks to its high thermal diffusivity (up to 80% faster than cement screeds) providing a quicker response to thermostat changes.

The high efficiency of Thermal+ allows your boiler or heat pump to work with a better efficiency and in turn you will can make considerable savings on your heating bill.

Topflow Screed A Thermio+ is the only screed with a guaranteed thermal performance. This technology twinned with an underfloor heating or cooling system guarantees pipe encapsulation and an emitter which will give a better all round system.

Get in touch with our team today to request a free liquid screeding quote and consultation.


Key benefits of using liquid floor screed
  • It is a more conductive medium than sand cement screed.
  • It can be laid thinner than competing systems without detriment to its performance so any underfloor heating pipes are closer to the surface (minimum cover to pipes 30mm)
  • It can be force dried through underfloor heating commissioning process as early as 7 days after installation.
  • It can be laid as a floating construction over most types of rigis insulation board or acoustic foam at a minimum thickness of 40mm.
  • It is a very sustainable choice with a Synthetic Calcium Sulphate (Gypsum) binder making a screed with over 35% recycled content and the ability to recycle it at the end of the building’s life.
  • It offers significant program benefits as areas of up to 2000m2 can be laid in one day.
  • Its very low shrinkage values mean you require less construction joints than cement based screeds.
  • It is protein free and will not harbour bacteria.
  • It can receive foot traffic 48 hours after placing and partitions can be erected 7 days after placing.
  • It is installed by trained and competent contractors who have invested in the necessary equipment to install the product correctly.
  • Flat and level screed due to liquid liquid levelling nature.
  • Self compacting.
  • Designed to completely incase UFH pipes.
  • Ultra fast cure option.
  • Logistically efficient.
How is it unlike sand and cement screed?
  • Requires no reinforcement.
  • Displays minimal shrinkage and will not curl.
  • Requires fewer construction joints.
  • Does not need 75mm thickness to be sufficiently robust.
  • Can be specified by strength: 25/mm2 or 35mm2.
  • Is more sustainable, containing no cement and using over 35% recycled raw material.
Applications and Uses
  • Sub-floor levelling.
  • For use with or without underfloor heating.
  • Unbonded, bonded or floating construction.
  • Ideal for both new build and renovation work.
  • Suitable for all residential and commercial floors carrying pedestrian traffic within BS 8204 classification.
  • Compatible with the majority of timber frame construction systems due to its density at 40mm thickness (80kg/m2)
More info on Thermal Screed
  • Savings – up to 8% savings on heating bills.
  • Programme efficiency – 20 day reduction in drying times when compared to conventional flowing screed.
  • Very high fluidity for fast installation.
  • Minimum SR2 surface finish.
  • Greatly reduced cracking and no curling.
  • Maximum bay size 300m2.
  • No reinforcement and no need for a curing membrane.
  • Typically 36% recycled content.

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