Please upgrade your browser. This site requires a newer version to work correctly. Read more

Factory Preblended Mortar for Masonry Construction

Format On Demand: Online
Offered by AEC Daily Corporation
Category Materials and resources

This one-hour course for architects, engineers, planners, residential designers and specifiers discusses the components, manufacturing, features, and benefits of factory preblended mortar. It includes a discussion of specification standards and considerations when selecting masonry mortar. No prerequisite knowledge required to take this course. Once finished, the reader should be able to listthe constituents and their respective functions of masonry mortar, discuss the properties of masonry mortar that require consideration to facilitate a successful masonry project, discuss the green features of factory preblended mortar, state how factory preblendedmortar can fulfill prerequisites needed to obtain LEEDr credits, and compare the environmental benefits of specifying factory preblended mortar versus field mixed mortar.
A ten question quiz follows the course.

Objectives

list the constituents and their respective functions of masonry mortar, as well as the properties of masonry mortar that require consideration to facilitate a successful masonry project

discuss the green features of factory preblended mortar and contrast the two ASTM specification methods (property specification and proportion specification) used to specify masonry mortar

state how factory preblended mortar can fulfill prerequisites needed to obtain LEEDr credits, and

compare the environmental benefits of specifying factory preblended mortar versus field mixed mortar.

Purchase info
  • Share on Twitter
  • Share on Facebook
  • Share on LinkedIn
CE Hours 1.0
AIA/CES (LU) 1.0
BOMI (CPD) 1.0