specification: pure and natural hydraulic lime. Contains
Conforms to European Norm (EN 459) and French Norm NFP 15.311
|Strength factor: 5 (Eminently hydraulic)||Whiteness index: 67|
|Residue @ 0.09 mm: 7%||Surface cover 244 sq.ft/oz|
|Density (volumetric weight) typical. 43.7 lbs/cu.ft.||Expansion : < 3/64"|
|Available (free) lime Ca(OH)2 after slaking: 15-20%||Residue of quick lime after slaking: < 1%|
|Shelf life: 8-12 months kept sealed and dry||Packing: 66lb. Bags|
Mixing: can be mixed in regular mortar mixers.
Application by spray gun: possible. Please consult us.
Working temperatures: not below 40oF or above 85oF. Make sure that high suction materials are thoroughly dampened before application. Avoid rapid drying due to high temperatures or strong winds by curing with a light water mist several times a day if necessary. Protect from frost, rain, direct sun and strong wind for a minimum of 48 hours.
SUITABLE FOR LATH WORK / LIME CONCRETE/INJECTION/GROUTING:see relevant sheets.
Reworking: possible within 8 hours.
|Mortar composition: MASONRY/POINTING/CAPPING/MASS WALL BEDDING/ FOUNDATION/SEA
DEFENSE WALLS/CHIMNEY STACK/NEW BUILD ( Masonry)|
Depending on the conditions of the support/background, the fineness of the sand and the size of the joints, binder : sand ratio values vary between 1: 1.5 to 1: 2.5
Choose well graded sands (#6 to #200).
See also “General Guidelines – Sands for NHL mortars”.
Please also refer to General Guidelines:NHL Renders.