Architectural Concrete Masonry

By: Lehigh Whitecement  09-12-2011
Keywords: Architects, Architectural Concrete, Concrete Masonry

Lehigh White Masonry Cements are white portland cement-based products designed for making white or colored mortars as designated by ASTM Specification C 270 "Mortars for Unit Masonry." Manufactured to meet ASTM C 91, Lehigh White Masonry Cement is a blend of white portland cement clinker with finely ground white limestone, combined with process additions that enhance water retention, workability, boardlife and durability. Enhanced developments in the manufacture of architectural concrete masonry units are greatly expanding the artistic horizons while simplifying the structural design of projects utilizing colorful architectural masonry construction. Leading architects have found these versatile building products to be a rewarding medium through which to achieve self-expression. In addition to design flexibility, concrete masonry construction offers a reliable and affordable structural scheme. A myriad of surface textures can be achieved with fluted, split faced, ground faced or other customized concrete block made with Lehigh White Portland Cement and installed with mortar made with Lehigh White Masonry Cement. The option of adding colored pigment provides a wealth of color schemes to every masonry project.

Keywords: Architects, Architectural Concrete, Architectural Concrete Masonry, Colored Mortars, Concrete Masonry,

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White masonry Cement

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When in contact with moisture (such as in eyes or skin) or when mixed with water to make concrete, mortar or grout, it becomes highly caustic and will burn the eyes or skin. The information and statements herein are believed to be reliable, but are not to be construed as a warranty or representation for which we assume legal responsibility. Inhalation of dry Portland cement can irritate the upper respiratory system.


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Portland Cement

White Portland with Water Repellent AddedNot covered by an ASTM specification, this white portland cement with water repellent added is used in tile grouts, paint and stucco finish coats, for improved moisture resistance. Used in precast and prestressed architectural concrete, architectural concrete masonry units, cast stone, concrete brick, pavers, rooftile, cold weather construction or any application requiring high early strengths.