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Lime Mortars for Pointing

Pointing is the action of filling the gap between masonry units (joints) with a mortar to protect the masonry from water ingress and associated decay. 1,572 more words


Coverage for our Non Hydraulic Limes

For Plastering/Rendering

As a Backing Coat

1 tonne of lime mortar/render will plaster/render 48m sq @10mm. A 25kg tub will cover 1.2m sq @ 10mm… 156 more words

Lime, Hydraulic or Non-Hydraulic

Hydraulic lime sets by hydrolysis whereas non-hydraulic lime sets by carbonation. The hydraulic lime can set underwater, that’s because hydrolysis is a reaction caused by water. 300 more words

Lime Mortar Not Setting? A Dash of Cemen

Please don’t do this. If you’re using a lime mortar this will compromise the integrity of the mortar. Adding cement to make it set faster will undermine the benefits of a lime mortar and may negate the very purpose it was specified. 84 more words

Hydrated Lime Mortar

When people refer to lime mortar they’re generally referring to mortar made with hydraulic lime or fat lime puttysand and no cement. However, for most modern bricklayers and builders, the only exposure they’ve had to lime products is  205 more words

Lime Mortar for use in Today's Restoration and New Build Projects

Why use Natural Lime Mortar

The use of natural lime mortars and renders has increased considerably in recent years compared to just a couple of decades ago. 477 more words


Preparation of the Wall Surface

The successful application, bonding and correct hardening of hydraulic lime mortars, requires that the background should be clean, free from vegetation, free of containments and reasonably dry throughout the wall mass. 1,039 more words