Full Name

ASTM C270 – Standard Specification for Mortar for Unit Masonry


This specification covers mortars for use in the construction of non-reinforced and reinforced unit masonry structures.

Four types of mortar are covered in each of two alternative specifications: (1) proportion specifications and (2) property specifications.


air content; compressive strength; masonry; masonry cement; mortar; portland cement-lime; water retention; water retentivity

ASTM C270 Accredited Laboratory

Applied Testing & Geosciences, LLC is accredited for performing tests using the ASTM C270 standard.

Contact us for more information.


Please submit the following form. We will contact you within one business day.

    How did you hear about us?