Your encyclopedia of terms used in the industrial flooring industry.

Definitions: S

Sand Cement Screed

Sand Cement Screed Being Installed

Sand and Cement Screed is widely understood as a traditional semi-dry floor screed, usually a cementitious material made of sand & cement mixed at a ratio of between 3 to 5 parts sand & 1 part cement.

Read More

Sawn Restrained Movement Joints

Cutting Sawn Joint

These are the most common form of restrained movement joints. They are formed by cutting the slab at predetermined points to to induce cracks which divide the slab into panels relieving the shrinkage stresses in the slab.

These cuts should be made within 24 hours of casting to ensure that the shrinkage stresses have not already exceeded the tensile capacity of the concrete.

Read More

Scabbling

Scabbling In Progress

A scabbling is used to reduce high spots in concrete floors or as a method to mechanically prepare the surface of a concrete floor.

Read More

Screed

Floor Screed Installation

is a word that can be used in various ways in the concrete floor industry.

Read More

Screed (verb)

Screeding is the levelling of the surface of a concrete slab shortly after it has been placed.

Read More

Segregation

is the separation of the different types of particles in a fresh concrete mix due to a difference in their properties.

Read More

Can't Find What You Are Looking For?

Ask one of our experts or suggest a definition.

Get In Touch Today

Who We Are

The CoGri Group, a leading international specialist in concrete flooring, with offices on every continent throughout the world.

The CoGri Group, a leading international specialist in concrete flooring, with offices on every continent throughout the world

Read More