Journal Published Online: 01 January 1980
Volume 2, Issue 2

A Method for the Determination of Consistency and Consistency Retention (Board Life) of Masonry Mortars



A method of field testing is presented to determine the consistency, consistency retention, and rate of stiffening of masonry mortars by the use of a modified concrete penetrometer. The equipment, procedure, and applications for the method are described.

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Conway, JT
Santee Portland Cement Corp., Holly Hill, S.C.
Pages: 3
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Stock #: CCA10188J
ISSN: 0149-6123
DOI: 10.1520/CCA10188J