Masonry Mortar Mix - Standard


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 Applications & 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.


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 sensitisation (dermatitis). Repeated inhalation may cause bronchitis, silicosis and lung cancer and increase risk of scleroderma.