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1

purpose of lime in mortar

plasticizes,
adds resilience (for movement),
improves water retention as sets.

2

masonry cement: matl's

portland cement
+ pulverized limestone

3

masonry cement: benefits of

less $ than portland cement,
great plasticity,
but less strength.

4

masonry cement: suitable for

low rise building veneers
and int, non load bearing.

5

cement used for natural stone

nonstaining cement

6

types of mortar:
nonloadbearing

O

7

types of mortar:
loadbearing

M,S,N

8

types of mortar:
loadbearing,
exterior below grade

S

9

types of mortar:
typ. 1st choice loadbearing

N

10

types of mortar:
only use when freeze,
+ high stress unlikely

O

11

cement chosen by

masonry used,
and conditions of use

12

sim mortar,
but pouring consistency

Grout

13

grout uses

fill wall cavities +
bond masonry to reinforcement

14

coarse grout includes this aggregate

no.4
(pea gravel)

15

fine grout used when dimensions of void space are less than:

2"