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Mortar Mix Ratio?

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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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1 part cement to 1/2 part lime. 2.25 parts sand times the sum of cement and lime. Add water to consistancy for workability.
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You mix mortar by the manufacturers instructions. Not following their instructions can cause the mortar to fail or mold and other fungus to grow inside it.
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1. Put on a dust mask. Fill one 5-gallon bucket with clean water. Dip a 1-gallon milk jug into the water to fill it. 2. Pour the water into the second 5-gallon bucket. Cut the center
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1 Set up a 3. 2cu standard tip-up mixer. Ad 2 Fill mixer with 15litres of water. 3 Put 4 shovels of sand in. 4 Put 17. 5kg bag of cement in. 5 Add another 7/8 shovels of sand in.
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