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Tarek -

This isn't an issue in Laguna Beach, is it?

Thank you,

T. William (Bill) Allen, S.E. (CA 2607)
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From: seaint-seaosc(--nospam--at) [mailto:seaint-seaosc(--nospam--at)] On 
Behalf Of Tarek Mokhtar Sent: Wednesday, June 04, 2014 10:20 AM
To: seaint-seaosc(--nospam--at)
Subject: Re: [SEAINT-SEAOSC] Masonry Question


That is exactly what I wanted, Thank You

Tarek Mokhtar, SE

> Tarek,
> This seems odd to me.
> Type M mortar has the strongest compressive strength at a 28 day
> strength of 2900 psi, minimum.  While Type S mortar has a compressive
> strength of 2100 psi, minimum.
> The mix ratios for the different types are as follows:
> Type M: 1 Portland Cement, 1/4 Lime, 3.5 Sand Type S: 1 Portland
> Cement, 1/2 Lime, 4.5 Sand Type N: 1 Portland Cement, 1 Lime, 6 Sand
> Type O: 1 Portland Cement, 2 Lime, 9 Sand
> Mortar Types for Classes of Construction are:

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