TYPE “S” MORTAR2018-06-22T11:59:12+00:00

PROMIX® Type “S” Mortar

70 lb / 3000 lb

#57677

  • Exterior / Interior Brick
  • Non-Load Bearing Block
  • Stone & Other Masonry
PROMIX® Type “S” Mortar is a contractor grade mortar designed for laying concrete masonry units, brick and manufactured stone products. PROMIX® Type “S” Mortar is a pre-blended product using Portland Cement, lime and well graded masonry sand. The standard formulation meets or exceeds ASTM C-270 Type “S” specifications.

DIRECTIONS FOR MIXING:

For each PROMIX® Type “S” Mortar 70 lb bag add seven (7) pints of fresh potable water to mixer. Turn mixer on and begin to adding mortar mix to the mixer. If the material becomes to difficult to mix, add additional water until a workable mix of trowelable consistency is obtained.

Note that the final water content should be from 7-12 pints per 70 lb bag.

ASTM C-270 PROPERTY SPECIFICATION:

MORTAR TYPE AVG. COMP. STRENTCH (28 DAYS @ MIN. PSI) WATER RETENTION AIR CONTENT
Cement / Lime N 750 75% 12%
Cement / Lime S 1800 75% 12%
Cement / Lime M 2500 75% 12%

ASTM C-270 SELECTION GUIDE FOR MASONRY MORTAR:

LOCATION BUILDING SEGMENT RECOMMENDED / ALTERNATIVE
Exterior - Above Grade Load Bearing Type S / Type M
Exterior - Above Grade Non-Load Bearing Type N / Type S
Exterior - Above Grade Parapet Wall Type N / Type S
Exterior - At or Below Grade Load Non-Load Bearing Type S / Type M
Interior Load Bearing Type S / Type M
Exterior Non-Load Bearing Type N / Type S

COLOR VARIATIONS:

PRECAUTION:

Variations in mix water amount, mixing time, curing conditions and finishing practices can cause color variations.
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