Mortar Mix Ratio?


Different mix ratios for mortar highly depend on the place of application. For general building above ground mix ratio for sand lime and cement is 5:1:1. For general building below the ground, the ratio is 6:1:1. and for Internal walls mortar ratio is 9:2:1.
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The ration of mixing mortar is sand to cement 5:1 or sand, lime, cement in the ratio of5:1:1 respectively for the general building above the ground. For the general building below the ground the ratio is cement to sand 3:1 or sand, lime, cement 6:1:1.
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