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Lytascreed

Aggregate Industries UK Ltd

LytaScreed is manufactured by Lytag® for screed systems and can reduce weight by around 50%

Features and benefits

Using Lytag® in screed systems reduces weight by around 50% compared to sand cement and anhydrite screeds (1060kg/m3)

  • Advantages for new structures: Reduced dead loads means less supporting structure is needed

  • Advantages for new refurbishments: Allows a robust screed solution where weight is a problem

  • Benefits: Less weight allows for greater flexibility in design

LytaScreed produces a material with very low shrinkage, typically 0.04%

  • Advantages: Large bays can be cast quicker and in a single operation, reducing the need for movement and day joints; fewer cracks. 

  • Benefits: Time and money savings

LytaScreed's drying time is 3x quicker than sand cement and anhydrite screeds

  • Advantages: Speeds up construction

  • Benefits: Floors can be used sooner. A quicker client handover

LytaScreed allows a greater depth to be used compared to normal sand / cement screeds. This enables levels, or falls, to be formed more easily

  • Advantages: Greater flexibility in all screed projects; virtually no restrictions on use

  • Benefits: Offers a lightweight universal solution

LytaScreed dramatically improves the insulation capabilities of screed systems. Replacing sand cement and anhydrite screeds with LytaScreed can reduce the thermal conductivity of that section by up to 80%

  • Advantages: Increased overall insulation capabilities

  • Benefits: Reduced cost of additional insulation. Helps to meet Part L of building regulation for Conservation of fuel and power

LytaScreed produces voids which increase the sound insulation properties of up to 6dB compared to sand cement screed

  • Advantages: Reduction in sound transfer through floors in offices, hospitals, schools, theatres, residential, etc

  • Benefits: Quieter buildings and cost savings. Helps to meet Part E of building Regulations

  • Advantages: LytagScreed can be used in outside locations unlike anhydrite screeds

  • Benefits: It can be used in most building applications.