Tests for Strength of Lime Mortars

Tests for Strength of Lime Mortars Two bricks are joined flat in a cross fashion one over the other with 12 mm mortar joint. Bricks...

Lime Mortars

Lime Mortars Lime mortars require grinding to slake the unslaked particles and to make an intimate mixture of the materials. Lime/surkhi mortars are ground in...

Poor Lime (or) Lean Lime

Poor Lime (or) Lean Lime Poor lime also called Meagre or Lean lime, contains from 10 to 40 per cent impurities insoluble in acids such...

Setting and Suitability of Limes

Setting and Suitability of Limes In the case of pure lime, the setting takes place partly by the absorption of carbon dioxide from the air...