See what the following companies–all advertisers in the August/September issue of WFB–have to offer for subflooring, subfloor preparation, and moisture meters.
Bona R540 is a one-component, roll-on moisture membrane specially designed to mitigate vapor transmission on all subfloors, including gypsum-based underlayments. The polyurethane reactive primer is compatible with the entire Bona Adhesive System. Only one coat is needed when using Bona 1250G or 1500G trowel and any Bona Silane Adhesive, the company says.
Stauf USA LLC
ULC-500 Level-Seal is a two-component urethane leveling compound capable of creating a moisture barrier of up to 18 pounds CC or 97% RH. Level-Seal provides STC and IIC sound insulation and can be directly adhered to in just under four hours.
SL-150 is a fast setting, self-leveling underlayment that can be used to create a smooth, flat or level surface prior to the installation of floor coverings. Its working time, low shrinkage and superior leveling properties make it the ideal product for demanding applications on, above or below grade, the company says.
Delmhorst Instrument Co.
Delmhorst Instrument Co. introduces the Navigator family of moisture meters, including the BDX-20 and BDX-30. The "BD-series" pin meters are designed for reliability and user friendliness, the company says. The BDX-30 features the new Edge app to customize meter settings and export data from any jobsite quickly and accurately, the company adds.
DriTac Flooring Products
DriTac Primer 3000 is a "green," single-component acrylic floor primer with concentrated Quick Dry, Bond-Strengthening technology. It is approved for use with all DriTac flooring adhesives and has zero VOCs and solvents. It has been independently tested and certified by the Carpet and Rug Institute's Green Label Plus Program for Indoor Air Quality.
Lignomat USA Ltd.
The Ligno-Scanner SDM dual-depth, pinless meter is designed for measuring engineered flooring. The 1/4-inch setting measures the hardwood top layer, and the 3/4-inch setting measures the overall board. The plywood can be measured from the back side on the 1/4-inch setting. The meter also measures vertical, horizontal and strand bamboo on the 1⁄4-inch depth setting.
The Wakol PU 280 Moisture Barrier is a one-component waterproof primer for porous and non-porous subfloors and for rigidifying soft subfloor surfaces. It is a premium moisture barrier for "green" concrete slabs and for concrete and offers two levels of moisture protection, the company says.
MP Global Products
QuietWalk Plus is a universal underlayment with an enhanced vapor barrier attached that allows fasteners to penetrate and allows adhesives to bond to it, the company says. The dense fibers are designed to stop unwanted noise from traveling. It can be used with floating, glue-down and nail-down wood floors.
The award-winning Orion 950 Smart Pinless Wood Moisture Meter features Bluetooth connection to smart device apps, EMC calculation, a built-in temperature and RH sensor, and dual depth moisture measurement. The Orion 950 is backed by an industry-leading seven-year warranty and comes with an on-demand calibrator, the company says.