Formulated Materials, LLC comes as a developer of technologies, provider of innovative systems designed to elevate and advance the construction industry. Our system innovation is achieved through partnerships with component experts, adding the latest scientific technologies and decades of field expertise.
Simply put, our mission is to develop systems for the construction industry that solve problems by combining the best technologies and methods under one brand with one warranty. We support our customers and stakeholders by providing hands on training, on-call technical advice, an enduring spirit of innovation and devotion to excellence.
Designed with proprietary formulations that maintain the desired fire-resistive, non-shrinking, fast cure qualities of gypsum underlayments, while adding enhanced cementitious properties of high flow, high strength, and abrasion resistance, thus eliminating the negative connotation of “soft, chalky" associated with gypsum products of the past.
Our proprietary formulation brings new innovation to fire-resistive underlayments. While maintaining desired fire-resistive, non-shrinking, fast cure properties of gypsum underlayments, FR25 adds the long desired cementitious properties of high flow, high strength, and abrasion resistance.
Advanced formulation brings innovation to fire-resistive underlayments. Increased strength and durability combine to deliver a high-performance solution for projects requiring additional compressive strength.
Treadstone® FR30P's proprietary formulation provides an efficient, effective solution to projects requiring pre-pours of underlayment between interior walls, and below locations of tubs, shower enclosures and other areas containing appliances installed before the installation of underlayments. Requiring no sand, FR30P gels quickly after pouring, and the slower flow and increased viscosity provide additional protection from potential leaks. FR30P maintains the fire resistive non-shrinking, fast cure properties associated with gypsum underlayments.
Treadstone® TP1 is a Low VOC acrylic primer suitable for priming wood substrates prior to installing Treadstone® fire-rated underlayments and self levelers. TP1 dries quickly and prepares the surface, allowing poured underlayments to positively bond with the subfloor while controlling moisture absorption of the substrate, controlling cracking and decoupling.
Formulated Materials® APS is a Low VOC acrylic primer and sealer that improves the performance of fire-rated underlayments and self-levelers by providing a solid bond to the substrate during installation and increases moisture and abrasion resistance and durability of underlayments and levelers when applied to fully cured surfaces. APS is easy to use and is appropriate for use with both porous and non-porous substrates when applied as a primer
A class of engineered cementitious levelers, incorporating the latest advances in formulation science and ready to conquer the toughest design challenges. Each leveler delivers performance characteristics exceeding today's toughest ‑ floor covering requirements.
Designed to be batch mixed onsite and installed by a network of licensed dealers, TREADSTONE® levelers are the cost-competitive, advanced solution to traditional leveling products.
Sitemix is a uniquely designed polymer modified pourable underlayment. The proprietary high cement, high polymer formulation maximizes hardness, flow, and durability, eliminating the “soft, chalky" characteristics associated with gypsum products.
Treadstone® Sitemix Ultra is a technologically advanced polymer modified hydraulic cement
formulation providing increased early strength to withstand construction traffic. Due to its
innovative technology, Sitemix Ultra can be installed where there is a possibility for water saturation prior to the building being fully enclosed. Sitemix Ultra provides the ultimate dense, smooth surface ready to tackle the toughest floor covering challenges.
Leveling pins provide a convenient method of marking and maintaining an adequate grid system when pouring levelers to required tolerances. When trimmed to the correct height, these bright yellow pins offer a clear visual indicator for your leveling crews during the pour. Each 3" plastic pin is pre-marked at 1/8" intervals, allowing you to trim each to needed pour depth quickly as you plan for your pour.
Innovative sound attenuating technology in conjunction with TREADSTONE® underlayments provide systems ready to meet the growing focus and demands associated with sound control. Incorporating two types of technology, monofilament and rigid structure.
The mass-spring vibration technology of monofilaments is and has been trusted by the acoustic community. New to the industry, rigid platform technology isolates vibration with its rigid structure that limits contact with the substrate, while allowing loads to pass directly through the underlayment to the subfloor, providing long term acoustic performance.
M2 is a three dimensional mesh pf polypropylene synthetic monofilaments, UV stabilized, tangled and welded where they cross laminate to the polypropylene barrier fabric. With its U shaped geometry, M2 delivers optimum sound control between floor levels, with long term benefits due to its excellent compression resistance.
M3 is a three dimensional mesh of polypropylene synthetic monofilament, UV stabilized, tangled, and welded where they cross laminate to the polypropylene barrier fabric. With is cuspated geometry, M3 delivers the highest level of sound control between floors, with long term performance due to its excellent mechanical resistance.
59 STC / 54 IIC / 57 HIIC
Unlike many of our competitor's products, the new R1 was tested using standard 18″ truss joist assemblies spaced 24″ o.c, with standard single layer batt insulation. We even used a standard, unbacked 2.5mm glue-down vinyl plank when testing. Specifying the new Treadstone R1 requires no changes to your plans to achieve the specification listed. Full sound test data is available by contacting Formulated Materials.
An innovative new multi-layer sound attenuation mat comprised of a monolithic, rolled polyethene and polypropylene, high compression resisance cuspated HDPE design bonded to a 5 gram non-woven polypropylene fabric. Treadstone Elite lays flat and smooth during installation, speeding installation time and ensuring proper underlayment depths are maintained during application. Provides industry leading compression/deflection resistance and acoustical performance never before seen in an acoustical sound mat product and is patent pending.
61 STC / 55 IIC
Combining two new innovative technologies that provide unmatched acoustical performance and durability in a patent pending system. Treadstone Duo Elite's industry leading deflection/compression innovation allows for Treadstone underlayment depths of ¾" min. providing an overall thickness of just over 1". Treadstone® Elite – Monolithic, rolled plastic core membrane comprised of polyethene and polypropylene, in a high compression resistance cuspated HDPE design. Provides compression/deflection resistance never seen in an acoustical sound mat product.
Poly Hot-Melt tape specifically designed to seal the joints between seams of TREADSTONE® Sound Mat products and to join Treadstone® Acoustical Mats to Treadstone® Perimeter Isolation Strip at perimeter walls and plumbing or other floor penetrations. The Hot-Melt adhesive provides excellent adhesion to both the sound mat and perimeter isolation strip while also providing a waterproof seal. TREADSTONE® Sound Mat Tape is also approved to repair tears in the fabric of TREADSTONE® Acoustical Mats.
Polyethylene foam strip designed to reduce impact vibration transfer by isolating TREADSTONE® Underlayment and finished floor covering
from the walls and subfloor.
MULTI-PURPOSE MOISTURE-CONTROLLING MEMBRANE
Treadstone® Technical Felt is a reinforced, durable, leak-proof, vapor retarding membrane that speeds the preparation of subfloors that would otherwise require extensive mechanical preparation or repair before the installation of poured underlayments and self levelers. Technical Felt's double-layer polypropylene construction provides protection for the existing subfloor from moisture and eliminates many underlayment adhesion issues due to the presence of absorbed oils and solvents in the subfloor. Technical Felt also provides floor protection for cured underlayments and finished floor goods.
HydroPhase® C150 SL – Proprietary phased cement hydration technology developed to combine zero shrinkage, high flow, and superior surface smoothness for the most durable, robust leveling systems on the market.
Shrinkage free characteristics mean no mechanical surface prep allowing you to simply clean, prime, and pour. C150 SL is engineered to be applied as thin as 1/8", and allows for the use of approved, locally available bulk sand for lifts greater than 1/4", lowering costs while delivering superior performance.
HydroPhase® C150 SL is approved for use over fully cured or existing concrete, wood, or other clean structurally sound properly primed. substrates meeting L/360 deflection criteria.
HydroPhase™ P150 SL - Proprietary phased hydration hydraulic cement technology developed to provide superior surface smoothness for the most durable, robust leveling systems on the market.
Zero shrinkage means no mechanical surface prep, allowing you to simply clean, prime, and pour. P150 SL is mixed and applied using manufacturer-approved, locally sourced sand, lowering costs while delivering superior performance. Based on a unique cement composition, HydroPhase delivers a repeatable worry-free performance in a variety of construction settings.
A refreshed take on traditional methods, providing a full system to detail balconies and breezeways in a truly waterproof system. Our methodology and products outperform the industry, and provide a turn-key waterproofing system that avoids the pitfalls that many peers in our business have encountered.
Water infiltration is one of the most damaging and costly problems facing the construction industry. Formulated Materials is proud to offer ELEVATION®, the first complete elevated balcony and breezeway waterproofing systems. From patented termination pockets to complete component and installation methodology, ELEVATION® has become the new standard for elevated waterproofing.
Polypropylene scrim coated on both sides with a proprietary engineered polypropylene blend. The scrim is coated with a self-sealing, highly adhesive, rubberized asphalt, includes a convenient release liner for easy installation.
SM2 is a multi-purpose, resilient joint sealant that combines economy and high performance. It is ideal for a wide range of applications where joint movement requires compression and extension in excess of 25%. Because SM2 is a moisture-curing polyether sealant, it is effective in damp, dry or cold climates and is free of solvents and isocyanates. It will not shrink upon curing, bubble on damp surfaces as polyurethanes sealants often do, or discolor when exposed to UV light. SM2 has excellent elastomeric properties and adheres to most construction materials including difficult surfaces such as Kynar 500® PVDF and other anodized metals and coatings. SM2 iseffective in many difficult construction site conditions: It can be applied to damp surfaces at temperatures as low as 32°F (0°C).
Primer-less, low modulus, fast, water-curable, high-performance elastic waterproofing membrane adhesive and coating for balconies, deck coatings, and other exposed and concealed applications. L1 Seamless provides a long lasting, weather tight seal to a variety of common building structures.
High performance interior and exterior joint sealant for use in both moving and nonmoving joint applications. Provides a long lasting weather tight seal to a variety of building substrates and conditions, and maybe applied to a clean damp surfaces without risk of gassing or bubbling.
The starting point of all ELEVATION® Waterproofing Systems. Made of 100% welded heavy gauge aluminum flashing for durability and long term exposure. TTP's eliminate the traditional method of relying on sealants and layers of membrane to seal the joint where the T-bar and Drip Edge flashing meet the building. In sharp contrast, TTP's require no sealant to complete the corner detail of the waterproofing system. While providing a leak free and simple flashing termination point, ELEVATION® TTP pockets are designed with a pitch to channel water entering the pocket away from the fascia.
Low profile drainage mat designed to create a sub-concrete drainage
plane for quick and ef cient removal of water from the balcony. At just 1/8" (3.5mm) total thickness, DM1 does not require modifications to the framing or T-bar dimension.
Elevation® DM1 is a cylindrical studded membrane made with UV Stabilized polyolefin bonded to a polypropylene filter fabric. Once installed, DM1 creates a continuous sheet of polyolefin plastic covering the entire surface of the balcony, providing an additional layer of water protection and a physical protective barrier to help protect/prevent damage to the waterproofing membrane beneath.
Premium quality, 6063 aluminum alloy T-Bar approved for use with all Elevation® Waterproofing Systems. The product is manufactured to our specifications resulting in greater strength and consistency of dimension, gauge and finish when compared to many regionally available products.
Properly installed, Elevation® T-Bar provides a pour stop for the wear layer on a waterproofed balcony and maintains a weep system to ensure proper removal of moisture trapped beneath the wear layer.
Pressure sensitive tape recommended for use during flood testing of installed Elevation® Waterproofing Systems. The tape is manufactured with a nominal 2 mil aluminum foil backing and a high-performance rubber adhesive. The adhesive provides an instant, durable waterproof bond in adverse weather conditions and conforms to irregular surfaces for a superior seal. The tape is easily pierced after flood testing is completed using a putty knife, reducing the risk of damage to the waterproofing system. Elevation® FT Tape is recommended for use as part of both the Elevation® Seamless Waterproofing System as well as the S60 Sheet Waterproofing system.
Seamless and joint free waterproofi ng system created from a single component, liquid applied, coal tar free, urethane/polyurea roofing and waterproofing membrane system for vertical and horizontal surfaces. The coating may be applied in the field from 30 to 90 mils in one application while supplying simultaneous curing throughout the coating. Elevation™ Pan Sealant is capable of correcting negative slope, filling pond areas and creating moderate positive slope to drain.
Constructed of durable ABS, designed as a flashing pan that surrounds the embedded plate with a three lip system to accomplish the following; 1) Interior Lip – additional water protection, 2) Middle Lip – stop for the sealant at height that ensures sealant coverage of plate and bolt, 3) Outside lip provides a separation between sealant and waterproofi ng membrane.
Steel stanchion using two pieces of ¼" steel welded to a 1-1/2" steel post for use with ELEVATION® Balcony and Breezeway Waterproofing Systems. ELEVATION® RSE's provide a mounting plate for railing systems to weld to once the finished concrete is installed. Due to the offset top plate and post, you lose less square footage of the balcony. Primer coated for durability against the elements. Once waterproofing and concrete installation is complete, simply weld railing to RSE for a secure railing system.
Accelerating a Superior System
When used in conjunction with Prescient® Structural systems, the Elevation® S60 sheet waterproofing system provides a solution to temporarily waterproof decks of the structure as needed during the construction process. With adequate protection from the elements in place, trades are able to begin their work while the structural members are being installed on each consecutive floor above. Elevation® S60 is approved for use in Prescient® systems and is allowed to remain as a component of the fire-rated floor ceiling assembly.