Breedon’s General Purpose Masonry Mortar is flexible, has a natural colour, hardens in 2-4 hours and can achieve the desired workability by adding water in small increments.
The strongest mortar is type M. It has a psi of 2500 and is mainly used with stone and foundations.
There are 4 main mortar mixes N, O, S and M. Each of these are mixed with a different ratio of cement, lime and sand to make specific performance such as flexibility, compressive strength and bonding properties.
This type of mix is used for bricklaying and general masonry repairs. Breedon’s general-purpose masonry mortar mix is a flexible kiln-dried pre-blended cement.