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COR CASTLE INNISHANNON

Co CORK

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NON-HYDRAULIC RANGE 4

STONE POINTING COURSE STUFF

DATA SHEET


DESCRIPTION

Stone Pointing Course Stuff is normally mixed in the ratio of 3:1, sand to lime, using our standard Lime Putty slaked at our works and aggregate ranging from 10mm stones down to fine sand.

USES

This mortar is particularly useful for pointing to rubble or large/worn jointed stonework.

APPEARANCE

These mortars can be matched to existing.

SHELF LIFE

Matures with age and as long as it is kept in a sealed container or bags there is no upper time limit.

AVAILABILITY

Ex stock.

COVERAGE
HEALTH & SAFETY

Alkali ph 13, skin, eyes and open sores must be protected.

OBSERVATIONS

The success of lime based mortars depends greatly on the tradesman been familiar with them and understanding that these mortars react very differently from modern cementitious mortars. Particular attention is needed towards, 1) the control of drying and hardening of the mortar, 2) protection from frost and heat, 3) a basic understanding of where and when these mortars are suitable.