INTERCROMEX ready mixed mortar
St Astier Natural Hydraulic Limes (NHL)
INTERCROMEX© IS A READY MIX MORTAR SPECIALLY DESIGNED TO BE USED AS BASE COAT OR STIPPLE COAT FOR THERMOCROMEX® BY SAINT-ASTIER AND LIME MORTARS. INTERCROMEX® IS BASED ON SAINT-ASTIER NATURAL HYDRA WITH ADDITION OF CEMENT, ADDITIVES AND AGGREGATES CONFORMING TO EN BS 998.1. Excellent Vapour Permeability, Suitable for Dense Concrete Block, Low Capillarity, High Breathability.
Suitable Backgrounds: Conform to BS EN 771 with Rt ≥ 0,8 MPa
Packing: 25 kg. bags Pallets of 40 bags/1000kg.
Consumption: 1.8kg per mm of thickness per m2
Dry bulk density (hardened product)
|1600-1800 kg x m3
between 7500 and 14000 Mpa
between 2 and 3.5 Mpa
8 - 10 N.mm2
between 80% and 90%
between 3 and 7
0 - 1.3 mm
Preparation: add 4.5 to 5 litres of clean water per bag. Mix Between 3 and 5 minutes maximum.
Protection and curing: do not
apply in temperatures below 5oC and above 30oC. Dampen
the background to control suction prior to application. Protect against
drying wind, rain and strong sun. If necessary cure with light water mist
for 2-3 days. Wait 7 days before applying a finishing coat.
If required, Intercromex can be floated to a finish and painted when dry.
It is recommended that Intercromex is cast on or sprayed on. For work on metal lath apply Intercromex as a first coat of minimum 10mm (15mm max.). On precast cement blocks make sure that de-moulding oils are eliminated (if necessary by sanding or high pressure water jet).
The above details are given for general information purposes and do not constitute a specification.
For further Guidance, contact your St Astier Distributor.