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Mortars for masonry

BS EN 998 Specification for mortar for masonry
Part 1: Rendering and plastering mortar
Part 2: Masonry mortar.

BS EN 1015 Methods of test for mortar for masonry (abbreviated titles are shown):
1. Particle size distribution
2. Bulk sampling and preparation of test mortars
3. Consistence (flow table)
4. Consistence (plunger penetration)
6. Bulk density (fresh mortar)
7. Air content (fresh mortar)
9. Workable life (fresh mortar)
10. Dry bulk density (hardened mortar)
11. Flexural and compressive strength
12. Adhesive strength on substrate. Water soluble chloride content
17. Determination of water-soluble chloride content of fresh mortars
18. Water absorption coefficient due to capillary action
19. Water vapour permeability
21. Compatibility of rendering mortars with substrate.

Acknowledgement: The Concrete Society