Often decorative colors are included for the architectural purpose. When the mortar in exact ratios of two or more components is available in premix mortar form, it is known as ready mix mortar.
The purpose of ready mix mortar is to unite building materials, to accomplish pointing work and plaster work, develop an flat and soft bedding layers, develop joints of pipe, conceal the open joints of brickwork and stone, accomplish structure maintenance work etc.
Given below, the details of various types of ready mix mortar accessible in the market on the basis of their functionality and mixture of binding material.
01. Ready mix cement mortar
02. Ready mix lime mortar
03. Ready mix surkhi mortar
04. Ready mix cement lime mortar
Ready mix Cement mortar is admixture of cement and sand, where cement functions as a binding material. The ratio of cement to sand fluctuates from 1:2 to 1:6 on the basis of their strength necessary for a specific work.
Ready mix Lime Mortar is premix of lime and sand, where lime functions as a binding material. The proportion of lime to sand ratio is maintained as 1:2(1 part of dry lime is combined with 2 part of dry sand).