AVM PRODUCT SELECTION GUIDE

Performance Solutions for your Masonry Adhered Veneer System

Standard (VM-01, VM-05, VM-07) and Color (VM-04, VM-06)

CHOOSE THE RIGHT PRODUCT FOR THE RIGHT PROJECT

When the specification calls for thin veneer masonry installed on the exterior or interior of the building, the SPEC MIX® line of Adhered Veneer Masonry Mortars is the solution. From scratch coat to bond coat to jointing mortars project owners, designers and contractors can choose from our standard ADHERED VENEER MORTAR, or upgrade to POLYMER MODIFIED ADHERED VENEER MORTAR, or our ultimate thin veneer adhesive,THIN VENEER ADHESION MORTAR XP500.
 
Regardless of the application, SPEC MIX product formulations are designed with the installer in mind. Meeting specifications and standards is a necessity— at SPEC MIX delivering a mason friendly mix for easy installation, higher productivity and maximum profitability is our promise! Choosing from our line of adhered veneer products locks in
quality assurance and performance.

AVM Approximate Coverage Rates
Application80 lb (36.2 kg) Bag3,000 lb (1,360.7 kg) Bag
Scratch Coat20 to 23 ft² (1.8 to 2.1 m²)750 to 860 ft² (84 to 91 m²)
Bond Coat24 to 26 ft² (2.2 to 2.4 m²)900 to 975 ft² (84 to 91 m²)
Joint Grout - 1/2 in (13 mm) Joints38 to 40 ft² (3.5 to 3.7 m²)1,425 to 1,500 ft² (132 to 139 m²)
Full Installation (Scratch, Bond & Joint)13 to 15 ft² (1.2 to 1.4 m²)485 to 560 ft² (45 to 52 m²)
Note: The yields given above are approximate and depend on labor practices, site conditions and design of work. Yields include typical waste. Some areas such as FL, CA, OR, and WA experience higher yields due to construction practices. Please contact your local representative for more specific yield information in your area.
PMAVM Approximate Coverage Rates
Application80 lb (36.2 kg) Bag3,000 lb (1,360.7 kg) Bag
Scratch Coat20 to 23 ft² (1.8 to 2.1 m²)750 to 860 ft² (70 to 80 m²)
Bonding Coat24 to 26 ft² (2.2 to 2.4 m²)900 to 975 ft² (84 to 91 m²)
Joint Grout - 1/2 in (13 mm) JOINTS38 to 40 ft² (3.5 to 3.7 m²)1,425 to 1,500 ft² (132 to 139 m²)
Full Installation (Scratch, Bond, Joint)13 to 15 ft² (1.2 to 1.4 m²)485 to 560 ft² (45 to 52 m²)
Note: The yields given above are approximate and depend on labor practices, site conditions and design of work. Yields include typical waste. Some areas such as FL, CA, OR, and WA experience higher yields due to construction practices. Please contact your local representative for more specific yield information in your area.
XP500 Approximate Coverage Rates
Application50 lb (22.6 kg) BAG
Scratch Coat - 1/4 in x 3/8 in (6.3 mm x 9.5 mm) NOTCHED TROWEL60 to 70 ft² (5.5 to 6.5 m²)
Scratch Coat - 1/2 in x 1/2 in (13 mm x 13 mm) NOTCHED TROWEL40 to 45 ft² (3.7 to 4.2 m²)
Coating Masonry Unit Method30 to 33 ft² (2.8 to 3.0 m²)
Note: Coverage will vary depending on the substrate, site conditions and construction practices.

AVM applied to natural thin stone for bond coat application to concrete

PMAVM used with manufactured stone for bond coat application

XP500 Adhesion Mortar with natural thin stone for bond coat application