Standard Specification for Hydrated Lime for Masonry Purposes
|Publication Date:||15 September 1991|
|ICS Code (Cement. Gypsum. Lime. Mortar):||91.100.10|
1.1 This specification covers four types of hydrated lime. Types N and S are suitable for use in mortar, in scratch and brown coats of cement plaster, for stucco, and for addition to portland-cement concrete. Types NA and SA are air-entrained hydrated limes that are suitable for use in any of the above uses where the inherent properties of lime and air-entrainment are desired. The four types of lime sold under this specification shall be designated as follows:
1.1.1 Type N--Normal hydrated lime for masonry purposes.
1.1.2 Type S--Special hydrated lime for masonry purposes.
1.1.3 Type NA--Normal air-entraining hydrated lime for masonry purposes.
1.1.4 Type SA--Special air-entraining hydrated lime for masonry purposes.
NOTE 1--Type S, special hydrated lime, and Type SA, special air-entraining hydrated lime, are differentiated from Type N, normal hydrated lime, and Type NA, normal air-entraining hydrated lime, principally by their ability to develop high, early plasticity and higher water retentivity, and by a limitation on their unhydrated oxide content.
NOTE 2--For normal (Type N) and special (Type S) finishing hydrated lime, refer to Specification C 206.
NOTE 3--Some building codes prohibit the use of air-entraining materials in mortar, because of the accompanying reduction in bond and compressive strength. Where increased freeze-thaw resistance is important, air-entraining may be beneficial. Air-entraining lime should not be used as a finishing lime.