The cement mortar is one of the greatest binding material widely used in construction.

A bonding paste prepared by adding a certain quantity of water with cement and fine aggregates is called mortar.

The quality and strength of any structure depend on the selection of its mortar mix ratio. Selecting irrelevant mortar mix ratio also affects project cost.

we have also discussed the calculation to find out the cement mortar materials

Cement Mortar Mix Ratio

The recommended Mortar Mix Ratio has listed below for the various types of work.

#Nature of WorkRatio
1Brick Masonry1:6 or 1:5
2Half Brick Masonry1:4
3Ceiling Plastering1:3
4External wall plasering1:5
5Internal wall plastering1:4
6Cement Slurry1:1
7Stone Masaonry1:2
8Reinforced Brickwork1:3
9Tile Flooring1:2
10Water logged Area1:3
11Pointing Work1:2
12Laying of Fire Bricks1:2
13Cement Grouting1:1
14Slab Concrete1:1.5:3
15Beam or Lintel1:2:4
16Column Concrete1:1:2
17PCC1:4:8 or 1:3:6
18Water Pond Making1:12



Satheesh is a Civil Engineer who has more than 9+ Years of experience in residential construction. He is the author, editor and partner at Civil Planets

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