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CEMORTAR

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DIY TRADES

Packaging

  • 20KG

PRODUCT INFORMATION & RESOURCES

DESCRIPTION

CEMIX CEMORTAR is for DIY brick and block mortar jobs. Landscaping projects including rock walls and stonework. It is ideal for all sorts of masonry work with bricks, concrete blocks, stone, building a barbecue, rock border in flowerbeds etc.

TYPICAL APPLICATIONS & USES

  • Brick and block mortar jointing
  • Stone and rock walls
  • Paving bedding
  • Minor plastering repairs

ADVANTAGES

  • Handy small bag size
  • Specially designed for the DIY user
  • Easy to use
  • Computerised batching to ensure consistency

SUBSTRATE PREPARATION

Dampen the clay bricks before laying them. Concrete blocks should be laid relatively dry.

APPLICATION

Empty the contents into a wheelbarrow, mechanical mixer or onto a smooth non-porous surface. Add water gradually, mixing thoroughly until a smooth mix is achieved. Under ideal conditions a bag of 20kg would require 3 litres of water. Dampen the clay bricks before laying them. Concrete blocks should be laid relatively dry. Place a layer 15 – 20mm of mortar between layers of bricks/blocks. The joint gaps are usually 10 – 15mm. Pointing is easier after the mortar has initially set.

MATERIALS

CEMIX CEMORTAR consists of a uniformly blended, properly proportioned mixture of aggregate, sand, Portland cement and other Cemix proprietary admixtures approved for use in mortar to improve workability and performance of the product.

TECHNICAL DATA

  • Appearance – Grey cementitious powder
  • Application Temp – 5°C – 30°C
  • Yield / Coverage – One 20kg bag is enough to lay 30 – 35 standard bricks or 20 – 25
  • concrete blocks
  • Packaging – 20kg
    The data shown above reflects typical results based on laboratory testing under controlled conditions. Reasonable variations may occur on site.

STORAGE

Store CEMIX CEMORTAR in a cool dry area. Use within six (6) months.

CLEANING

Clean all tools with water & brush immediately after use.

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