The mortar adheres to the more or less irregular surfaces of bricks, blocks or studded walls and gives the set a certain compactness, adherence and resistance to compression.
Horcalsa Ready Mixes are mixed or bastard mortars, composed of cement, lime and limestone sands in controlled, homogeneous and high quality proportions.
In traditional construction in Guatemala, 3 layers of material mixtures are applied to level the walls, protect them and beautify the walls of our buildings:
The three components fulfill a specific function in the covering of the walls:
At Horcalsa we innovate tradition and we are launching two traditional ready mixes:
Traditional pre-dosed and pre-mixed dry mortar composed of aggregates, hydrated lime and cement. It only requires you to add water. It complies with the COGUANOR NTG 41050 standard. This material is a high performance plaster for those cracked walls that need a covering mortar to level them, protect them and make the constructions durable with a rustic and thick finish.
Thick layer mortar on concrete and pumice block walls or on properly slatted surfaces, indoors and outdoors to provide a rustic-looking finish.
Traditional pre-dosed and pre-mixed dry mortar composed of fine aggregates, hydrated lime and cement. It only requires you to add water. It complies with the COGUANOR NTG 41050 standard. This mixture is the screening that is prepared in traditional constructions to beautify and protect the walls of our constructions with a semi-fine finish.
Final coat mortar on concrete and pumice block walls or on properly plastered or battered surfaces, indoors and outdoors to provide a smooth, vertical and swirling finish.
1. In stacking and due to the density of these materials, they can tend to compact, giving the appearance of hardening. Knead the bag of products and it’s ready, the material returns to the original and loose state, ready to be prepared and applied.
2. Do not apply more than the water indicated in the technical data description.
3. Curing is important after applying the product, follow the instructions for the use indicated in the technical data section of this article.