BS EN 13318:2000 – Screed material and floor screeds Ð Definitions
This European Standard defines terms, which are used in the production and application of screed material and floor screeds. The terms are valid for all standards repared by TC 303.
Buildingelement whichprovides the support for a screed.
Layer or llayers of screedmaterial laid insitu,directly onto abase.
bonded or unbonded. or ontoan intermediatelayerorinsulating layer.to obtain one or more of the following purposes :
– to obtain a defined level;- to carry the final flooring;
– to provide a wearing surface.NOTES
Traditionally in the UK andlreland,screeds used as wearingsurfaces were calledtoppingsor in-situ flooring.
The German term “Estrich”has
been used for screed materialas
well as for hardened screed.In German Swiss,screeds arealso called”UnterlagsbodenT