masonry mortar

masonry cement Hydraulic cement

for use in mortars for masonry construction where greater plasticity and water retention are desired than are obtainable by the use of portland cement alone; such a cement always contains one or more of the following materials: portland cement, portland-pozzolan cement, natural cement, slag cement, and hydraulic lime, and usually contains one or more of the following: hydrated lime, pulverized limestone, chalk, talc, pozzolan, clay, and gypsum; many masonry cements also include entrained air and a water-repellent.
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The heat transfer effect of the hollow shale blocks depends on the masonry mortar, the quality of the wall masonry, and the mortar joint thickness.
Mechanical characteristics of masonry, including deformations, depend on many factors: ability of masonry mortar to give back water, water absorption of masonry unit's, ambient temperature, humidity, quality of work, etc.
A cube of masonry mortar bonded with gypsum paste: 1 - masonry mortar plate of 40x40x12 mm; 2 - gypsum grout of 1 - 2 mm; 3 - press plate
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Though lime was available in different forms, such as powder or putty, and its quality varied according to local geology, it remained the key binder for masonry mortar until natural and portland cements were introduced in the United States in the 1820s and 1870s, respectively.
Precision grinding of Comfort Block units to uniform height enables the use of a thin mortar joint or an adhesive exhibiting five times the bonding strength of conventional masonry mortar.