Coloured Trade Mortar


Cemix Masonry Mortar Mix is for professional trade brick and block mortar jobs. It is ideal for all types of masonry work. The mortar displays a high level of workability and coverage, especially suited for the professional brick/block layers. It complies with NZS4210; 1989 for masonry construction.

Typical Application & Uses:

Brick and block mortar jointing

Stone and rock walls

Paving bedding

Minor plastering repairs


No additives required

High quality masonry mortar

Contains carefully graded and processed sand fractions

Exhibits ideal water demand and high workability

A hi-tech blend of admixtures guarantees great results


Substrate Preparation:

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


Empty contents into a wheelbarrow, mechanical mixer or onto a smooth non-porous surface. Add water gradually, mixing thoroughly until a smooth mix is achieved. Do not over mix. Under ideal conditions a bag of 20kg would require approx 3-3.3 litres of water.

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

Place a layer 15 - 20 mm of mortar between layers of bricks / blocks. The joint gaps are usually 10 - 15mm. Pointing is easier after the mortar has initially set.


Cemix® Masonry Mortar Mix consists of a uniformly blended, properly proportioned mixture of sands, Portland cement and other admixtures approved for use in mortar to improve workability and performance of the product.

Technical Data:

Yield / Coverage - Under ideal conditions, one 20kg bag is enough to lay 30 clay bricks and 16 concrete blocks.

Packaging – 20kg bags.

Complies with NZS 4210; 1989 for Masonry Construction.

The data shown above reflects typical results based on laboratory testing under controlled conditions. Reasonable variations may occur on site.


Cemix® Masonry Mortar Mix in a cool dry area and use within six (6) months.


Clean all tools with water & brush immediately after use.


  • Consistent mixing and addition of water will help with colour consistency
  • Purchase all mortar from one batch for one project.


Hazardous - portland and blended cement. This product may contain Crystalline Silica. Cements may cause respiratory, skin and eye irritation. Wet cement can be irritating and corrosive to eyes and skin; and may cause skin sensitization (dermatitis). Repeated inhalation may cause bronchitis, silicosis and lung cancer and increase risk of scleroderma.