Screed sanding advice

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  1. Kilojade

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    Hi guys. I am having a 50mm thermo screed put down this week. I have been told I need to sand/grind the laitence off 4-7 days after.

    I googled it and it says I need a 60 grit sanding disc. But I can only hire a floor grinder that has some blocks attached. It’s this product in link. To me this may be too aggressive? Or would this be ok to use?
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  3. Paul webb

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    It looks like it winds down to the desired height, so as long as you don't wind it down too far, you should be able to just skim it.By the time you have paid for the hire and bought the blocks, you may be aswell buying a cheap floor buffer off somewhere like eBay
     
  4. Kilojade

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    Ar so can adjust hight that’s good! They said it’s £120 with the blocks per day will only take me a day. its 130m2 so defo need a big machine like this
     
  5. Kilojade

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    Also how do I no how much to skim off?
     
  6. dazlight

    dazlight Super Moderator

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    What area are you in. Someone on here might know someone who can help.
     
  7. Kilojade

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    Runcorn mate. I have been told it needs to be sanded 4-7 days after. But online it says 7-14 days ? It is a low latency thermo screed but it’s a cold empty house. And this weeks weather isn’t great. I reserved a str701 for Tuesday. But they said it’s a 50/50 it will be available just depends on the guy who has it now if he finishes if he doesn’t then it’s 1 of them diamond cut ones from speedy.
     
  8. Scf

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    Give Neil at QDP a call on Monday, there in Ellesmere Port. He's always got plenty in stock and knows what he's talking about. Numbers online.
     

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