Mortar and Grout for Unit Masonry
This is the first edition of CSA Standard Al79M. Mortar and Grout for Unit Masonry, written in SI (Système International d'Unités).
This Standard is technically compatible to and can be used parallel with CSA Standard Al79—1975. It has been prepared to accommodate. metric conversion in Canada.
As well as covering mortars, materials and mixing, this edition also includes requirements for grout, which ls now used extensively in Canadian construction.
This Standard was prepared by the Committee on Masonry Mortars under the jurisdiction of the Sectional Committee on Building Materials and Products and was formally approved by these Committees.
This Standard covers mortars and grouts for use in the construction of unit masonry structures.
Five types of mortars designated as Types M, S, N, O and K are covered, and two grouts designated as fine grout and coarse grout.