| Specially formulated repair mortar based on Pure Natural
Hydraulic Lime and aggregates for the repair or simulation of masonry, brick
Mixing and use:
Can be mixed manually or mechanically in a typical mortar mixer or with
a whisk, adding approximately 1.1 gals water per 55 lbs bag of Lithomex
used. Mix well for 3-5 minutes. Adjust final water content carefully to
For application on dense impervious materials, please consult us.
The minimum thickness is ¼" (can be dressed or cut back to
a feather edge when set).
Always dampen application areas. The mortar should be well pressed back in place..
Support where necessary with wires, anchorages, stainless steel fixings or formers, etc.
Simulation of stone / brick features, rough finishes, false joints etc.
can be made approximately 5 hours from application (in damp cold weather
up to 24 hours).
Carving, using appropriate tools, requires waiting up to a week or more
depending on the weather conditions.
| Where ashlar masonry or very finely jointed masonry has had considerable
damage to the arises, flush finishing in Lithomex with a false struck joint
is the ideal solution.
If building details are damaged and require repair prior to the façade being lime washed or painted, Lithomex will readily accept lime washes and paints.
On rendered areas Lithomex can be used to form decorative stone or brick
features such as mouldings and cornices.