Comparison of Laboratory and Outdoor Curing of Cement- Lime Mortars

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TypeTechnical Report
Series titleInternal Report (National Research Council Canada. Division of Building Research); no. DBR-IR-354
Physical description31 p.
SubjectMortar; Concrete
AbstractLime mortars used in some fine masonry buildings built during the past century are still in good condition. This excellent durability is contradicted by the early deterioration of these mortars in laboratory freeze-thaw tests. This may be due to inadequate curing prior to testing, and/or severe conditions of the test.
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PublisherNational Research Council Canada
AffiliationNational Research Council Canada
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NRC numberNRC-IRC-7979
NPARC number20337839
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Record created2012-07-19
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