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Preparation: Clean, Dry substrate with a moisture content of less than 10%
Wood boards: Free from decay, through splits and insect attack (including ambrosia beetle damage, unless permitted in the class/ grade specified).
Manufacturer: The Solid Wood Flooring Company – Tel: 01453 844 675 / mobile: 07831 680 206 / Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Product reference: E502
Species: Engineered American Walnut
Appearance class/ Grade: To BS EN 942, ABCD Grade with sound knots up to 50mm permitted
Board size: 190mm wide 21mm thick with a solid 6mm top layer in lengths of 1860mm with two boards 600mm plus
Edges: Long edges tongued & grooved, Ends tongued & grooved.Bottom of long edges:
Finish: Finished in WOCA natural oil – as delivered
Moisture content at time of laying: 6-8%.
Laying: Flooring to be fitted in accordance with BS 8201:2011 Code of Practice for Flooring of Timber, Timber Products and wood based panel products
Pattern: As laid.
Adhesive: Bona R850 adhesive. Solid bed using 3mm notched trowel
Method of finishing: Prefinished boards with builders clean.
Expansion gaps: A 10mm expansion is gap required around the perimeter of the floor and/or where the wood flooring meets differing materials. 8mm expansion gaps should be designed into the floor at a minimum of 6 – 8 Lm in any one direction and construction joints should not be bridged.
DPM: As designed into the floor
Performance: Load bearing: Conform to BS 6399-1: 1966 table 1 section 3 Reaction to fire: Perform to EN 13501-1 Dn s1
Slip Resistance: Tested to BS 7967-2: 2002 (Pendulum Test) and achieve LOW Slip risk in the DRY and MODERATE risk in the WET
PREPARATION OF SUBSTRATES
210 DRYNESS OF CONCRETE/ SCREED SUBSTRATES Relative humidity above substrate when tested with a hygrometer to BS 8201, Appendix A (maximum): 75%.
Test points: All corners, around perimeter, and random points over area being tested.
Drying aids: Turned off for not less than 4 days before testing.
220 CONCRETE/ SCREED SUBSTRATES
Finished surface: Smooth, even, and free from abrupt changes in level. Apply suitable smoothing compound, as necessary.
Surface regularity when checked with a 3 m straightedge with 3 mm feet at each end, placed
anywhere on the surface: No gap greater than 6 mm, and straightedge not obstructed by the
Primer: If recommended by adhesive manufacturer, apply and allow to dry thoroughly before laying flooring.
Protective covering: Submit proposals – Remove at completion.