ASTM C207

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ASTM C207 – Standard Specification for Hydrated Lime for Masonry Purposes

Scope

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. Type N – normal hydrated lime for masonry purposes
  2. Type S – special hydrated lime for masonry purposes
  3. Type NA – normal air-entraining hydrated lime for masonry purposes.
  4. Type SA – special air-entraining hydrated lime for masonry purposes.

Keywords

hydrated lime; masonry; mortar; plasticity; popping and pitting; residue; stucco; Type N; Type NA; Type S; Type SA; unhydrated oxides; water retention; air entraining

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Applied Testing & Geosciences, LLC is accredited for performing tests using the ASTM C207 standard.

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