Review of factors affecting the durability of repointing mortars for older masonry

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Conference9th Canadian Masonry Symposium: 04 June 2001, Fredericton, N.B.
Pages112; # of pages: 12
SubjectMortar; Masonry
AbstractThis paper reviews literature dealing with the selection and performance of mortars used in the repair of older masonry. It reviews factors affecting durability, mortar deign, materials, and installation. Particular emphasis is given to factors affecting the resistance to frost damage, a major consideration in cold climates.
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AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
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NRC number44760
NPARC number20378960
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