|Profloor Acoustic Mat||Result|
|Non-Loadbearing Partition On Finished Floor:||No|
|ΔLw (ISO 140-8):||27dB|
|Robust Detail Approved:||No|
The floor laying team are to familiarise themselves with all materials and surfaces to be covered. Where given, manufacturer’s instructions for the use of floor-coverings are to be followed. All floor surfaces are to be suitable for the application of Profloor Acoustic Mat. All floor surfaces are to be prepared to the minimum levels covered by these application guidelines.
Measure and cut Profloor Acoustic Mat to the required size.
Note: The Profloor Acoustic Mat is to be measured and cut so that approximately 25mm is returned up around the skirtings.
If sand/cement screed is being applied over Profloor Acoustic Mat the return should be to the depth of the screed.
Concrete / Screed subfloor
Prior to applying the mat product in accordance with the relevant User Guide, ensure all surfaces are sufficiently flat, strong & rigid enough to support the tile finish, any defects must be made good. New concrete should be adequately cured / dried out by exposure to air. Any efflorescence, laitance, dirt or other loose materials must be removed. Ensure all edges are butted tight with no gaps or ripples on the matting, let adhesive cure for 6/8 hours. Use a category C2 (flexible) adhesive and CG2 (flexible) grout.
The timber subfloor must be rigid, stable and capable of supporting additional load without flexing – if necessary, securely fix plywood ensuring fixings do not protrude. Install the mat product in accordance with the relevant User Guide. Ensure all edges are butted tight with no gaps or ripples on the matting, let adhesive cure for 6/8 hours. Use a category C2 (flexible) adhesive and CG2 (flexible) grout.
Please also consult the manufacturer of the tile, adhesive and grout for further recommendations. All tiling should be installed in accordance with BS 5385. If in any doubt, seek professional advice.