Color Chausable Premixed Coloured Mortar

St Astier Natural Hydraulic Limes (NHL)

A ready mix mortar based on natural hydraulic lime available in a variety of colours to suit the requirements for mortars with constant high quality colour reproduction

See: COLOUR CHART

Main specifications
Dry Density
kg/m3
Compressive
strength N/mm2
Elasticity Moduli
MPa
Vapour exchange
Gr. of air x m2 x hour
Capillarity on
5mm. coat

Granulometry

1350/1450 7 days 28 days 28 days 28 days 28 days EF    0 - 0.8 mm
TF    0 - 1.3 mm
  F    0 - 1.8 mm
 M    0 - 0.2.5 mm
  G    0 - 4.0 mm
  1.5-2 2-3 2000-4000 0.80 100g/dc2/24h

Application recommendations

Building, pointing, rendering and plastering mortar for restoration work and new build.


In rendering used mainly as a coloured finishing coat. Undercoats should be made using NHL 5 or NHL 3.5. Key the undercoat to accept the Colorchausable finishing coat by using a devil float. Apply the finishing coat once the undercoat is dry. Dampen background before application. In exposed hot weather, cure for 2 to 3 days by applying a water mist two or three times a day. Protect from frost, rain and drying wind and direct strong sun until sufficiently hard. See "Protecting Lime Mortar".

Application by spray gun: possible. Please consult us.

Preparation. Mix in a cement mixer for about 5 minutes adding clean water to obtain required workability
(approx. 6-7 litres of water per bag of Colorchausable).

Consumption (renders).
1.7-1.8 kg. for each mm per m2.

Packing: 35 kg. Bags Shelf life: 6-8 months (keep dry)

Colour Chart Link
See: COLOUR CHART

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