Floor screed on a Timber-Beamed Ceiling

Floor screeds on old timbered ceilings are used to compensate for level difference and sag, and also for improved sound attenuation. However, sealing the joints and then pouring over a liquid screed is not a good solution!

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TCC Norms

In addition to EC 5 »Design and construction of timber structures«, the HBV shall be standardised. In preparation for this, several research institutions in Europe are currently working on a technical specification.

Properties of TCC

  • Large load spans
  • low dead weight
  • good fire resistance
  • good sound insulation
  • low susceptibility to vibration
  • prefabrication possible