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Factory produced dry mortar, available in different strengths and colour options to meet precise requirements.

Features and benefits:

  • Consistent mortar quality, using a mix of precisely weighted materials.
  • Strong and durable, with good resistance to rain penetration.
  • Good colour consistency.
  • Controlled air content, making the mortar less susceptible to frost attack.
  • Workability can be adjusted on site, giving site personnel complete control.
  • Chloride-free, and not aggressive towards embedded metallic objects.
  • CE marked, and manufactured in accordance with BS EN 998-2: 2003, BS 4551-1: 1998, BS 4721: 1981, and BS 5838-2: 1980.

Applications:

Designed for use with all types of brick and block laying applications, and masonry units above and below damp-proof course.

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Standard product features

Yield (using 1 m³ of dry silo mortar):

Will lay approximately:

  • 1900 solid bricks.
  • 1700 frogged bricks.
  • 1200 blocks (nominal size 450 x 225 x 100 mm).

Technical characteristics:

  • Mean particle size: 1–100 µ.
  • pH: 9–12.
  • Dry bulk density: 1100–1600 kg/m³.

Options

Strength class:

Consult manufacturer for further details.

NBS Specification

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This product is associated with the following NBS Create clause:
45-55-50/303 Cement gauged prescribed mix mortar

Product specification

An important note about specifying

Manufacturer

Name:

CEMEX UK

Tel:

+44 (0)800 667827

Product reference

Dry Silo Mortar

Colour

[ ______ ]

Strength class

[M2 (IV)]
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1:7-8 (cement:sand).
[M4 (III)]
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1:5-6 (cement:sand).
[M6 (II)]
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1:3-4 (cement:sand).
[M12 (I)]
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1:3 (cement:sand).

Manufacturer details

CEMEX UK,
Cemex House,
Evreux Way,
Rugby,
Warwickshire, CV21 2DT
Tel +44 (0)800 667827
Fax +44 (0)1788 517133
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