Building mortar: 1 bag + 80 litres of sand Stipple coats on renders (cast on or sprayed on): 1 bag + 70 litres of well graded sharp sand 0-3mm Renders/plaster base coat Manual application: 1 bag + 90 litres of well graded sharp sand Spray application: 1 bag + 80 litres of well graded sand 3.6N masonry units: Building mortar 1 bag + 100 litres of well graded sand Water addition: 24 litres per bag of 25 kg binder with dry sand.This can vary depending on moisture of site sands Mixing time: 5 – 6 minutes Packaging: 25 kg bags (40 bags per pallet) Shelf life: 12 months properly stored
Mortar preparation: Up to 5 minutes in conventional drum mixers.
Sand: Clean, well graded 0-3mm (general). Lower or higher granulometries can be adopted.
Avoid monogranular sands. Sands for renders base coats should not be below 0-2mm.
Adequately dampen materials or background if too dry or with high suction. Do not work in temperatures below 5 oC or above 35 oC. The building materials or background should not be frosty or too hot or water saturated. Protect fresh mortars from frost, rain or strong direct sun. Storage: in dry store. Reseal open bags a.s.a.p
The above details are given for general information purposes and do not constitute a specification.