WIT Press

Environmental Deterioration Of Ancient And Modern Hydraulic Mortars

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/STR990201

Volume

42

Pages

10

Published

1999

Size

1,048 kb

Author(s)

C.Sabbioni, G. Zappia, C. Riontino, M.T. Blanco, F. Puertas, J. Aguilera, A. Palomo, K. Van Balen & E.E. Toumbakari

Abstract

Little is known about the nature and durability of hydraulic mortars in ancient buildings. Furthermore, the characterisation of the type of binder is important in order to proceed to the design of conservation interventions. A procedure has been set up to identify the type of binder used in historic hydraulic mortars. A number of mortars has been sampled from historic

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