lime mortar


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lime mortar

[′līm ¦mȯrd·ər]
(materials)
A mixture of hydrated lime, sand, and water having a compressive strength up to 400 pounds per square inch (2.8 × 106 pascals); used for interior non-load-bearing walls in buildings.

lime mortar

A mortar made by mixing lime putty and sand; now little used because of its slow hardening.
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A conservation method statement prepared by project management consultancy Faithful and Goold points out: "Over the last few years there have been ongoing issues with water ingress and a number of deficiencies have been identified, including defective leadwork, defective slating, decayed sandstone and lime mortar pointing, together with defective sliding sash and casement windows.
Hackney council is seeking an experienced contractor with specialist expertise in working with heritage buildings, lime mortar and historic masonry to undertake repairs to gainsborough primary school, berkshire road, hackney, london e9 5nd.
Abdul Hanan Afridi, an architect associated with Cecos University and has studied the tomb's structure in detail, said that the structure of the tomb had been built from small burnt bricks of which were then set in lime mortar a popular cement used at the time.
The scaffolding on the farmhouse remains in situ because pointing up the gable end with lime mortar can't be done in the pouring rain.
ABSTRACT: This piece of research was conducted to provide guidance and help to the conservation architects for the preparation of appropriate lime mortar for the conservation of stone masonry.
6million, is built with hand-made bricks and a coloured lime mortar.
The research concludes that surkhi and kankar lime mortars behave differently in terms of compressive strength under normal and humid conditions but in both cases the pozzolans impart strength to lime mortar above specified range in different literature sources.
The works include removing "cementitious" material from the walls and replacing it with lime mortar on the walls and stone columns.
It has been repointed in its traditional style with lime mortar, bringing the external structure right up to date.
In Colchester, meanwhile, STS has been commissioned by Colchester Borough Homes to carry out a restoration of the town's Roman boundary walls, which includes consolidation works, renewal of masonry and lime mortar repairs.
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