INTERCROMEX ready mixed mortar
St Astier Hydraulic Limes (HL)
A ready mixed mortar for renders stipple and main coats on cement background, metal lath, new bricks. Based on St. Astier Natural Hydraulic Lime with addition of cement , additives and aggregates conforming to EN/BS 998.1
Preparation: add 4.5 to 5 litres of clean water per bag. Mix Between 3 and 5 minutes maximum.
Protection and curing: do not apply in temperatures below 5 oC and above 30 oC. Dampen the background to control suction prior to application. Protect against drying wind, rain and strong sun. If necessary cure with light water mist for 2-3 days. Wait 7 days before applying a finishing coat.
If required, Intercromex can be floated to a finish and painted when dry.
It is recommended that Intercromex is cast on or sprayed on. For work on metal lath apply Intercromex as a first coat of minimum 10mm (15mm max.). On precast cement blocks make sure that de-moulding oils are eliminated (if necessary by sanding or high pressure water jet).