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MASONRY MORTAR MIX

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Packaging

  • 20KG
  • 30KG

PRODUCT INFORMATION & RESOURCES

DESCRIPTION:
CEMIX MASONRY MORTAR is a mortar used in civil, commercial, industrial and residential applications. It is a mixture of sands, Portland cement and admixtures.

TYPICAL USES:
Used for applications including:
– Brick & Block Work

ADVANTAGES:
– Ready to use – just add water

PREPARATION:
Ensure the bricks and blocks are relatively dry.

MIXING:
1. Empty the bag contents into a wheelbarrow or mixer.
2. Gradually add the prescribed water, mixing thoroughly until a smooth mix is achieved. Do not over mix.
Bag contents to water ratio:
– 20kg: 3L to 3.3L
– 30kg: 4.5L to 4.95

APPLICATION:
Place a layer of 15mm to 20mm of mix between the layers of bricks or blocks.

Note: The joint gaps are usually 10mm to 15mm. Pointing is easier after the mortar has initially set.

DRYING & CURING TIME:
Drying time depends on the climate. In general, allow for a minimum of 24 hours at 20°C.

CLEANING:
Clean tools with water immediately after use. If material becomes set on tools, remove using CEMIX CONCRETE DISSOLVER.

STORAGE & SHELF LIFE:
Up to 6 months when stored in the original, unopened packaging, in a dry place at 23°C and 50% relative humidity.

LIMITATIONS:
If your project requires Building Consent, please email info@cemix.co.nz about the suitability of this product before use.

COVERAGE:
Approximate coverage per bag:
– 20kg bag: 20 bricks & 16 blocks
– 30kg bag: 30 bricks & 24 blocks

STANDARDS:
Complies with NZS 4210:1989