LEOSTEEN is a product name.
Magnesia screed (also magnesite flooring) was used as a floor coating before 1900 wood-beamed ceilings. The technology is sustainable and can the environmental cycle after use return.
The term "magnesite flooring" is due to the then customary use of wood chips as a supplement in the material core. The modern version is woodless !
In the postwar period 1945 and up to the 70s in East Germany disappeared with wood-beamed ceilings, the technology of "stone-wood screeds".
Today when renovating or with ecological construction - sealed with natural paints - these screeds use again.
Certain color and structural variations and irregularities of surface are a normal occurrence in the natural product. The product has a great resemblance to conventional limestone concrete .
Walls and countertops, and floors are flat and smooth by spray and trowel technology.
As a condition of the underground must provide (to + - 2 mm tolerance), furter clean, solid, not abrasive, vibration-free, dry and free of oils and fats. Almost materials are be coated.
The composition is applied in liquid form to tough. The water evaporates after curing. After drying, the surface is ground and polished, and sealed with natural paints..
The maintenance of the surfaces is achieved with the addition of natural carnauba wax to a fountain solution.
Like all sustainable natural products hardens the material during the passage of time.
The mix can aggregate such as basalt and marble, metals or other surcharges are mixed. All sorts of colors (color proportion up to 20%), different grains color and grain sizes up to 10 mm
mixible. It is also conceivable, ceramic fragments or fossils is interfere as a design element.