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A-10/1

A.10 IPS FLOORING



A.10.1
Concrete (1:2:4) with water cement ratio of 0.5 shall be laid in bays of suitable sizes
but not exceeding 6 sq.m. each, and to required slope in a chess board alternate panel
fashion and neatly finished smooth in red colour with lines drawn as directed.
Concrete shall be laid in two layers. Bottom layer shall be 25 mm thick with 10 mm to
6mm graded stone aggregates and shall be finished rough. Top layer shall be 15 mm
thick with 6 mm and down size aggregates. This layer shall be thoroughly tamped,
spread, trowelled and finished smooth with a floating coat of neat cement. The
concrete shall be coast against teakwood stop-off boards, which shall be removed only
after the concrete is set. No dry cement shall be allowed to be used for finishing the
surface. Mechanical mixing of concrete may be resorted to. The surface shall be kept
well watered after it is dry for a period of 8 days. Where specified a floor hardner
(ironite powder) of approved quality shall be supplied and used as recommended by
the manufacturer.
A.10.2
Concrete (1:2:4) with water cement ratio of 0.5 shall be laid in bays of suitable sizes
but not exceeding 6 sq.m. each, and to required slope in a chess board alternate panel
fashion and neatly finished smooth in red colour with lines drawn as directed.
Concrete shall be laid in two layers. Bottom layer shall be 30 mm thick with 10 mm to
6mm graded stone aggregates and shall be finished rough. Top layer shall be 20 mm
thick with 6 mm and down size aggregates. This layer shall be thoroughly tamped,
spread, trowelled and finished smooth with a floating coat of neat cement. The
concrete shall be coast against teakwood stop-off boards, which shall be removed only
after the concrete is set. No dry cement shall be allowed to be used for finishing the
surface. Mechanical mixing of concrete may be resorted to. The surface shall be kept
well watered after it is dry for a period of 8 days. Where specified a floor hardner
(ironite powder) of approved quality shall be supplied and used as recommended by
the manufacturer.