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Technical Paper 27

Hot-mixed Lime Mortars: Microstructure and Functional Performance

A graphic of a grey book cover with a picture showing microporous nature of lime mortar

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):

    Download PDF

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