Coloured Trade Mortar

Description:

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

Advantages:

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

20kg

Substrate Preparation:

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

Application:

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.

Materials:

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.

Storage:

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

Cleaning:

Clean all tools with water & brush immediately after use.

Limitation:

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

Precaution:

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.