PORTLAND LIME AND SAND
Structural / Non-Structural Brick and Block Masonry Mortar
TYPE M (PL-02), TYPE S (PL-03), TYPE N (PL-04), COLOR (PL-05)
GREAT WORKABILITY. INCREASED PRODUCTIVITY.
SPEC MIX® Portland Lime & Sand mortar is a dry preblended mortar mix containing Portland cement, hydrated lime and dried masonry sand formulated for superior bond, water retention and board life. Available in Types M, S and N, each meets ASTM C 270 and ASTM C 1714 requirements. SPEC MIX Portland Lime & Sand is available in standard or custom colors. In addition, custom mix designs are available for specific applications or properties, the standard Portland Lime & Sand mortar is designed to be compatible with the characteristics of the specified masonry unit. It is acceptable for all types of masonry construction with submittals available upon request. It may be used above or below grade when manufactured to the appropriate specification.
SPEC MIX Portland Lime & Sand is produced under strict manufacturing standards, and complete quality control measures are implemented with each batch. A digital printout displaying the proper proportions per batch may be kept as a permanent record. Each SPEC MIX manufacturer certifies that SPEC MIX masonry products are designed to meet the project specifications and applicable ASTM and ACI standards.
SPEC MIX® Portland Cement, Lime & Sand Mortar is available in 80 lb. (36.3 kg.) packages for easy hand loading or in 3,000 lb. (1360.8 kg.) reusable bulk bags to be used with the various SPEC MIX® silo systems.
- Total quality control with every bag
- ASTM C 270 laboratory tested mix designs
- Preblended with sand to minimize labor cost
- Consistency from batch to batch, everyday
- Great workability and board life
- No sand piles or wasted materials left on site
|PORTLAND LIME AND SAND - ESTIMATED YIELDS|
|Mortar Types M, S, N||80 lb. Bags||3,000 lb. Bags|
|4" Block||14 - 16||525 - 600|
|6" Block||11 - 13||450 - 500|
|8" Block||10 - 12||400 - 450|
|10" Block||10 - 12||400 - 450|
|12" Block||9 - 11||350 - 400|
|Modular Brick||37 - 39||1,400 - 1,475|
|Queen Sized Brick||31 - 33||1,175 - 1,250|
|King Sized Brick||25 - 27||950 - 1,025|
|Utility Brick||22 - 24||850 - 925|
|The yields given above are approximate and depend on labor practices, site conditions and design of work. Yields include typical waste. Some ares such as FL, CA, OR, WA experience higher yields due to local materials and practices. Please contact your local representative for more specific yield information in your area.|
|ASTM C 270 PROPERTY SPECIFICATIONS (laboratory prepared)|
|Type||Minimum Compressive Strength at 28 days, MPa||Water Retention, minimum %||Air Content, maximum %|
|*When structural reinforcement is incorporated in cement-lime mortar, the maximum air content shall be 12%|
|CSA A 179 PROPERTY SPECIFICATIONS (laboratory prepared)|
|Type||Minimum compression strength at 28 days, MPa||Water retention,|