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Mortar Sand

Mortar Sand

Product Name:

Mortar Sand – Commercial (Levy)

Location:

American Aggregate, Buno Road Plant

Applications:

Fine aggregate for masonry mortar

Joint sand for interlocking paving units

Description:

A graded fine aggregate, produced by screening natural sand. A yellow to light brown material formed by the natural abrasion and disintegration of rocks by glacial or riverbed action. The particles are sized from #4 mesh (4.75mm) to #200 mesh (75µm).

Specs:

Commercial (Levy)

Mortar Sand conforms to all the requirements of the Edw. C. Levy Co. specifications for Mortar Sand. Additionally, laboratory testing has shown that this product conforms to The American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) C 144 “Standard Specification for Aggregate for Masonry Mortar”, section 4.4 performance requirements.

Usage Guide:

The Mortar Sand should be blended into the mortar mixture along with the cement, water and any special additives or admixtures in the proportions detailed in the mix design.

Gradation Data:

U.S. Sieve

#4

#8

#16

#30

#50

#100

#200

Metric Sieve

4.75mm

2.36mm

1.18mm

600µm

300µm

150µm

75µm

Specification

100

95-99

85-95

65-82

30-45

5-12

1-3

Physical Properties

  • Fineness Modulus, F.M. (2008 Average) – 1.88

 

This information is not to be taken as warranty or representation for which we assume legal responsibility nor as permission or recommendation to practice any patented invention without a license. It is offered solely for your consideration, investigation and verification. Please refer to the Material Safety Data Sheet on this product for more safety information.