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Limetec Hydraulic Lime Mortars – Coverage & Volumes

Listed below is the coverage details for brick, block, repointing and lime mortar volume. If you would like to find out an estimate coverage for you lime mortar visit our lime mortar coverage calculator.

Brick Coverage

1 tonne = 1000 bricks
25kg bag = 25 bricks
60 bricks = 1 square metre – stretcher bond [single skin]
80 bricks = 1 square metre – Flemish bond
1000 bricks = 16.5 square metres

(Quantities based on 10mm joints)
Brick course up to 1.5m high per day are possible

Block Coverage

1 tonne = 460 standard 100 x 440 x 215 blocks – 41 .5m²
1 tonne = 335 standard 140 x 440 x 215 blocks – 32m²
1 tonne = 220 standard 215 x 440 x 215 blocks – 20m²
100mm blocks laid flat 1 tonne = 265 blocks – 10m²
140mm blocks laid flat: 1 tonne = 250 blocks – 15m²

Eco Blocks Coverage

1 tonne = 835 blocks 105 x 220 x 133

Re-pointing Coverage

25kg bag = 2.8square metres @ 10mm joint width
Note joint depth for re-pointing = x 2 width ie: 10mm joint = 20mm

Mortar Volume

1m³ dry mortar = 1.78 tonnes – 1m³ wet mortar = 2.14 tonnes