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Technical Paper 27

Hot-mixed Lime Mortars: Microstructure and Functional Performance

This paper presents technical evidence for the use of hot-mixed lime mortars in the conservation of masonry structures. 

It examines how lime mortars function in practice, looks at historic lime mortars and highlights key characteristics of hot-mixed lime mortars.

  • Audiences

    Planners and Owners, Conservation and Heritage Enthusiasts

  • Date Published

    27 February 2018

  • Publisher

    Historic Environment Scotland

  • Publication Types

    Technical Paper, Technical, Advice & Guidance

  • Author(s)

    David Wiggins

  • Format(s)

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