Masonry Mortar and Grout—Standards, Specs, Testing & Management
Discipline: Masonry Products
A practical overview of typical ASTM specifications for masonry mortar and grout. Typical specifications will be discussed in detail. Attendees will understand designer’s requirements and the designer will be familiar with change orders an experienced mason contractor may submit. Field testing of mortar and grout is often confusing, so field and laboratory testing will be detailed. Case studies of common problems including joint color, cleaning, and efflorescence will be presented and evaluated.
1. Identify three ASTM standards for testing cements for masonry
2. Outline advantages of various types and strengths of mortar
3. Explain field testing vs lab testing standards and how they apply
4. Analyze field issues that commonly occur and exercise best practices to avoid and resolve them
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