Archived Pages from 20th Century!!
Masonry Construction is a valuable reference and information source for masons, masonry contractors, and general contractors engaged in masonry work, architects and engineers designing with masonry, and producers and distributors of masonry products.
Jobsite-added mortar admixtures: Specifying and using admixtures can make masonry construction easier and more efficient while increasing quality
Lime's role in mortar: Used for centuries as a mortar ingredient, lime increases water retention, bond strength, and flexibility
Dispensing preblended mortar into conventional mixers: Proprietary bulk mortar program uses a patented silo system
Mortar cement gains acceptance: ASTM C 1329 Standard Specification for Mortar Cement has been approved
Mortar mixer care and maintenance: Following a basic maintenance regimen is the surest way to extend mixer life
Workable mortar is easy to fluff up with peaks like whipped cream, clings to vertical surfaces, and resists flow during the placement of masonry units. "From the Field" perspective on mortar workability begins on page 355. (Photo and commentary by Vito DeFlorio)
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