Skim Lite is a premium quality, high yielding, fast-drying, fiber reinforced, light weight, cement-based-based underlayment designed to skim coat, smooth and level prior to the application of floor coverings.

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Features & Benefits

  • Light Weight – 40% lighter weight formula making it easier to handle on the jobsite
  • Contains no respirable crystalline silica levels that exceed the OSHA action level*
  • Can be used under and over moisture vapor barriers
  • It can be placed on substrates measuring 100% RH and used under moisture vapor barriers  
  • Rated for exterior use
  • No primer required
  • High polymer content provides a strong bond to the substrate
  • Castor wheel safe and a durable surface for exposed traffic in applications such as hospitals, before flooring is placed
  • Rapid setting formula for minimal downtime and ready for finished flooring in as soon as 20 minutes
  • High coverage rate with a high yield and less material needed
  • Fantastic workability makes it easier to use and apply with consistent results  
  • Fiber Reinforced for additional flexural strength
  • Apply from skim depth to 1” (25 mm)
  • Direct replacement for NXT Skim, SUPERCAP® SkimCoat, DRYTEK Skimcoat
  • Can be applied over gypsum based substrates

Product Information

Skim Lite underlayment is perfect for use in commercial, retail (malls and shops), healthcare, education (schools and universities), residential, hospitality and hotels and office space flooring applications. Interior or exterior use. It can be applied over concrete, plywood, OSB and Gypsum based substrates. Skim Lite offers the customer light weight properties while maintaining strong surface and is rated for castor wheel use. With installer safety in mind, this product contains no respirable crystalline silica levels that exceed the OSHA action level*. 

* OSHA action level set forth in OSHA’s Respirable Crystalline Silica (RCS) standard for construction, 29 CFR 1926.1153, as tested by an independent laboratory to be below the OSHA action level for respirable crystalline silica - see

  • Product #: 0918-0008-21
  • Packaging Sizes:

    8 lb. (3.6 kg) bag / 96 per pallet / individually packaged
    Part: 0918-0008-21






  • Available Colors: 1
  • Part of System: LATICRETE®
United States

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Learn about Skim Lite, a premium quality, fast-drying, polymer modified, fiber reinforced cement-based underlayment designed for skim-coating, smoothing and leveling.