|Product Name||Builden FS05: Economical Smoothing Compound Underlayment for Hard Flooring (Ideal for LVT, Wooden Flooring and Carpet Tile)|
|General Characteristic||- Fast drying.
- Early utilisation.
- Good surface hardness.
- Can be pump or trowel applied.
- Good compressive strength
|Usage||Builden FS05 has been especially designed to produce a smooth, flat surface when applied to hard, rigid sub-floors such as sand/cement screeds, concrete for the installation of LVT, laminated wooden flooring and carpet tile.
The mixed mortar can be applied up to a maximum thickness of 10mm in one application or 20mm in two applications but will normally for smoothing at 3– 5 mm. For smoothing application, Builden FS05 can be applied at 3mm.
|Storage||Builden FS05 should be stored under the same conditions as cement; store Builden FS05 in cool, dry shaded warehouses. Storage of Builden FS05 should avoid direct in contact with the floor.
|Shell Life||When stored under the correct conditions Builden FS05 will have a shelf life of 6 months..
Pour Builden FS05 mortar onto the primed sub-floor and use a steel finishing trowel or float to spread the mortar and finish off. The mixed mortar will flow out and self-smooth within the first 15 minutes of its 20 minutes working time.
A 3mm layer of Builden FS05 will be walkable after approximately 18 hours at 30°C; this time is extended at lower and reduces at higher temperatures. This time is also reduced where thinner applications are applied to absorbent sub-floors. Apply at temperatures above 5℃.
|Coverage Area||~ 1.65kgs Builden FS05 powder/m²/mm, 1 bag will cover approx 5m² at 3mm thickness
|Drying and Hardening||A 3mm layer of Builden FS05 is walkable after 8 hours and ready to receive floor coverings overnight (20-24hrs) at 30℃.
If the thickness is between 5 to 10mm, the drying time is less than 48 hours before the floor covering can be done.
If the thickness is more than 10mm, the drying time is more 48 hours before the floor covering can be done.
|Safety Precautions||Builden FS05 is classified as irritating to eyes and skin. For this reason, the following precautions should be observed:
- Avoid contact with skin and eyes; in case of contact with the eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.
- Wear suitable gloves.
- keep the product out of the reach of children.
- Avoid generation of airborne dust during mixing.
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