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Sherwin-Williams Teams Up With Schönox for Challenging Gym Subfloor Project, continued





                                                            Forming the core of the subfloor system, Schönox Renotex
          Schönox RS 50 Foam Tape was fitted around the entire project site   3D, multi-dimensional glass fiber reinforcement fabric, was
          to decouple and contain the self-leveling compound to be poured.  laid flat across the project surface. The edges of the material
                                                            are specially made to overlap for easy installation. Renotex
                                                            3D provides an outstanding reinforcement layer for the
                                                            subfloor system, while decoupling the self-leveling compound
                                                            to come from the surface below.













        taped to prevent any liquid subfloor materials from reaching   The renovated subfloor was ready for foot traffic in under
        the underlying plywood.                                       3 hours and for floor covering in 16 hours.




                                                            Schönox AP Rapid Plus, hybrid active-dry technology-based,
                                                            self-leveling compound was poured over the Schönox
                                                            Renotex 3D to a (minimum) depth of 5/8”. Hybrid active-
                                                            dry technology allows Schönox AP Rapid Plus to dry quickly
                                                            and do so independently of the job site’s environmental
                                                            conditions. Even in cases without HVAC or with high
                                                            humidity, drying time for Schönox AP Rapid Plus remains
             Schönox Renotex® 3D, reinforcement fabric, was placed   unaffected. Dust-reduced properties within AP Rapid Plus
                 across the subfloor with its overlapping edges.  make it ideal for use in confined spaces, and also reduces the
                                                            impact on the overall space and HVAC filtration.
                                                            The resulting smooth, strong, stable surface was ready for
        Schönox RS 50 Foam Tape was fitted around the entire active   foot traffic in 2 to 3 hours and floor covering in approximately
        project space, accomplishing a number of objectives. The   16 hours. A durable rubber floor was put in place above
        self-adhering foam tape decouples the Schönox Renotex 3D   the completed Schönox Renotex 3D system. “This project
        system from the project site’s walls, while also minimizing   put the Schönox Renotex 3D system to the test in a tough
        the sound from foot traffic transmitting up the walls to the   gym environment, proving it can handle both extreme and
        adjacent space. Schönox RS 50 Foam Tape’s attached scrim   everyday multifamily projects,” commented Giovanine. “We
        also creates a barrier around the project, containing the self-  were pleased to deliver an outstanding renovation project
        leveling compound to be poured. With the RS 50 Foam Tape   which will perform at a level far higher than the subfloor
        in place, the ½” sound insulation panels were put in place   installed in the original construction.”
        above the poly sheeting.












            Schönox AP Rapid Plus, hybrid active-dry technology-based,
          self-leveling compound was poured to a depth of 5/8”, providing a
           smooth, strong surface with a compressive strength of 6300 psi.




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