Repointing mortars for older masonry buildings: design considerations

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DOIResolve DOI: http://doi.org/10.4224/21274782
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TypeIssue
Series titleConstruction Technology Update; no. 67
ISSN1206-1220
Physical description6 p.
Subjectmortar; masonry building
AbstractPermanent damage to older masonry walls and premature failure of repointing work can result from improper selection and application of repointing mortars. This Update describes key design elements for achieving successful repointing of masonry walls to provide a longer service life for both the masonry units and the mortar.
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PublisherNational Research Council Canada. Institute for Research in Construction
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AffiliationNational Research Council Canada; NRC Institute for Research in Construction
Peer reviewedNo
NPARC number21274782
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Record created2015-04-09
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