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    GUIDE TO THE SPECIFICATION OF MASONRY MORTAR

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-2005

    Publisher:  British Standards Institution

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    Committees responsible
    Foreword
    Introduction
    1 Scope
    2 Normative references
    3 Terms and definitions
    4 General
    5 Methods of specifying masonry mortar
    6 The specification of masonry mortars
    7 Drafting a specification
    8 General clauses to be included in all site made
      masonry mortar specifications
    Annex A (informative) Quantities of mortar for use
            in laying bricks and blocks
    Annex B (informative) Pre-packed dry ready-to-use
            mortars
    Bibliography

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    Describes the specification of prescribed and designed factory made masonry mortar and site made masonry mortar.

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    Committee B/519/2
    Development Note Supersedes BS PD 6472(1974). (01/2006) Reviewed and confirmed by BSI, February 2012. (01/2012)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher British Standards Institution
    Status Current
    Supersedes

    Standards Referenced By This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    13/30262014 DC : 0 BS 8103-2 - STRUCTURAL DESIGN OF LOW RISE BUILDINGS - PART 2: CODE OF PRACTICE FOR MASONRY WALLS FOR HOUSING
    BS 8103-2(2013) : 2013 STRUCTURAL DESIGN OF LOW-RISE BUILDINGS - PART 2: CODE OF PRACTICE FOR MASONRY WALLS FOR HOUSING
    BS 8103-2(2005) : 2005 STRUCTURAL DESIGN OF LOW RISE BUILDINGS - PART 2: CODE OF PRACTICE FOR MASONRY WALLS FOR HOUSING
    BS EN 413-1 : 2011 MASONRY CEMENT - PART 1: COMPOSITION, SPECIFICATIONS AND CONFORMITY CRITERIA
    BS EN 197-1 : 2011 CEMENT - PART 1: COMPOSITION, SPECIFICATIONS AND CONFORMITY CRITERIA FOR COMMON CEMENTS
    EN 413-1:2011 MASONRY CEMENT - PART 1: COMPOSITION, SPECIFICATIONS AND CONFORMITY CRITERIA
    BS 8103-2:2013 STRUCTURAL DESIGN OF LOW-RISE BUILDINGS - PART 2: CODE OF PRACTICE FOR MASONRY WALLS FOR HOUSING
    BS 8103-2:2005 (published 2005-03) Structural design of low rise buildings Code of practice for masonry walls for housing
    EN 197-1:2011 (edition 2) Cement - Part 1: Composition, specifications and conformity criteria for common cements

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    BS EN 1015-11 : 1999 METHODS OF TEST FOR MORTAR FOR MASONRY - PART 11: DETERMINATION OF FLEXURAL AND COMPRESSIVE STRENGTH OF HARDENED MORTAR
    BS EN 998-2:2016 (published 2016-11) Specification for mortar for masonry Masonry mortar
    BS 4027(1996) : 1996 SPECIFICATION FOR SULFATE-RESISTING PORTLAND CEMENT
    BS EN 12878:2014 Pigments for the colouring of building materials based on cement and/or lime. Specifications and methods of test
    BS EN 1052-3 : 2002 METHODS OF TEST FOR MASONRY - PART 3: DETERMINATION OF INITIAL SHEAR STRENGTH
    BS EN 13139:2013 AGGREGATES FOR MORTAR
    BS EN 1015-4 : 1999 METHODS OF TEST FOR MORTAR FOR MASONRY - DETERMINATION OF CONSISTENCE OF FRESH MORTAR (BY PLUNGER PENETRATION)
    BS EN 413-1 : 2011 MASONRY CEMENT - PART 1: COMPOSITION, SPECIFICATIONS AND CONFORMITY CRITERIA
    BS EN 13055-1 : 2002 LIGHTWEIGHT AGGREGATES - PART 1: LIGHTWEIGHT AGGREGATES FOR CONCRETE, MORTAR AND GROUT
    BS 4551-1(1998) : 1998 METHODS OF TESTING MORTARS, SCREEDS AND PLASTERS - PART 1: PHYSICAL TESTING
    BS 5628-1(2005) : 2005 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR THE USE OF MASONRY - PART 1: STRUCTURAL USE OF UNREINFORCED MASONRY
    BS 5628-2(2005) : 2005 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR THE USE OF MASONRY - PART 2: STRUCTURAL USE OF REINFORCED AND PRESTRESSED MASONRY
    BS EN 1015-3 : 1999 METHODS OF TEST FOR MORTAR FOR MASONRY - PART 3: DETERMINATION OF CONSISTENCE OF FRESH MORTAR (BY FLOW TABLE)
    BS EN 1015-17 : 2000 METHODS OF TEST FOR MORTAR FOR MASONRY - PART 17: DETERMINATION OF WATER-SOLUBLE CHLORIDE CONTENT OF FRESH MORTARS
    BS EN 1008:2002 (published 2002-07) Mixing water for concrete. Specification for sampling, testing and assessing the suitability of water, including water recovered from processes in the concrete industry, as mixing water for concrete
    BS EN 1015-2 : 1999 METHODS OF TEST FOR MORTAR FOR MASONRY - PART 2: BULK SAMPLING OF MORTARS AND PREPARATION OF TEST MORTARS
    BS EN 934-3 : 2009 ADMIXTURES FOR CONCRETE, MORTAR AND GROUT - PART 3: ADMIXTURES FOR MASONRY MORTAR - DEFINITIONS, REQUIREMENTS, CONFORMITY AND MARKING AND LABELLING
    BS EN 1015-9 : 1999 METHODS OF TEST FOR MORTAR FOR MASONRY - PART 9: DETERMINATION OF WORKABLE LIFE AND CORRECTION TIME OF FRESH MORTAR
    BS EN 197-4 : 2004 CEMENT - PART 4: COMPOSITION, SPECIFICATIONS AND CONFORMITY CRITERIA FOR LOW EARLY STRENGTH BLASTFURNACE CEMENTS
    BS EN 450-1 : 2012 FLY ASH FOR CONCRETE - PART 1: DEFINITION, SPECIFICATIONS AND CONFORMITY CRITERIA
    BS EN 1015-7 : 1999 METHODS OF TEST FOR MORTAR FOR MASONRY - DETERMINATION OF AIR CONTENT OF FRESH MORTAR
    BS EN 459-1 : 2015 BUILDING LIME - PART 1: DEFINITIONS, SPECIFICATIONS AND CONFORMITY CRITERIA
    BS 4721(1981) : 1981 SPECIFICATION FOR READY MIXED BUILDING MORTARS
    BS 3177(1959) : 1959 METHOD FOR DETERMINING THE PERMEABILITY TO WATER VAPOUR OF FLEXIBLE SHEET MATERIALS USED FOR PACKAGING
    BS EN 1015-1 : 1999 METHODS OF TEST FOR MORTAR FOR MASONRY - PART 1: DETERMINATION OF PARTICLE SIZE DISTRIBUTION (BY SIEVE ANALYSIS)
    BS 8500-2(2002) : 2002 CONCRETE - COMPLEMENTARY BRITISH STANDARD TO BS EN 206-1 - PART 2: SPECIFICATION FOR CONSTITUENT MATERIALS AND CONCRETE
    BS EN 197-1 : 2011 CEMENT - PART 1: COMPOSITION, SPECIFICATIONS AND CONFORMITY CRITERIA FOR COMMON CEMENTS
    BS EN 1745 : 2012 MASONRY AND MASONRY PRODUCTS - METHODS FOR DETERMINING THERMAL PROPERTIES
    BS EN 1015-6 : 1999 METHODS OF TEST FOR MORTAR FOR MASONRY - PART 6: DETERMINATION OF BULK DENSITY OF FRESH MORTAR
    BS 4551(2005) : 2005 MORTAR - METHODS OF TEST FOR MORTAR AND SCREED - CHEMICAL ANALYSIS AND PHYSICAL TESTING
    BS 6699(1992) : 1992 SPECIFICATION FOR GROUND GRANULATED BLAST FURNACE SLAG FOR USE WITH PORTLAND CEMENT
    BS EN 1015-10 : 1999 METHODS OF TEST FOR MORTAR FOR MASONRY - PART 10: DETERMINATION OF DRY BULK DENSITY OF HARDENED MORTAR
    BS 5838-2(1980) : 1980 SPECIFICATION FOR DRY PACKAGED CEMENTITIOUS MIXES - PREPACKED MORTAR MIXES
    BS PD6682-3(2003) : 2003 AGGREGATES - PART 3: AGGREGATES FOR MORTAR - GUIDANCE ON THE USE OF BS EN 13139
    BS EN 1015-18 : 2002 METHODS OF TEST FOR MORTAR FOR MASONRY - DETERMINATION OF WATER ABSORPTION COEFFICIENT DUE TO CAPILLARY ACTION OF HARDENED MORTAR
    BS 5628-3(2005) : 2005 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR THE USE OF MASONRY - PART 3: MATERIALS AND COMPONENTS, DESIGN AND WORKMANSHIP
    BS 7979:2001 SPECIFICATION FOR LIMESTONE FINES FOR USE WITH PORTLAND CEMENT
    BS PD6682-4(2003) : 2003 AGGREGATES - PART 4: LIGHTWEIGHT AGGREGATES FOR CONCRETE, MORTAR AND GROUT - GUIDANCE ON THE USE OF BS EN 13055 -1
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