Malta per Listellatura (Mortar for battens) is a cementitious mortar filling and decorative (white, grey or coloured) in powder, for the laying and the placing of the loadbearing masonry in stones or bricks, tuff, composed of hydraulic binders, selected aggregates in different granulometries and specific admixtures.
The Malta per Listellatura (mortar for battens) is suitable for the following applications:
- breathable laying and placing of the loadbearing faced masonry
- grouting and exposed rebuilding of old plasters
Mix one sack of Malta per Listellatura (mortar for battens) kg 25 with lt 5,00-6,00 of clean water in concrete mixer or in pail with mixer or helix put in the drill at a low speed, until you obtain a homogeneous free lump paste. Employ all the mixture prepared not using it for the next mixture preparation.
Before the application remove all the crumbly or damaged parts, until you have a base solid and resistant; old walls have to be clean accurately from remains of older applications or superficial cracks salifications which could compromise the bonding; clean therefore the surface from dust, oil and grease. Wet the substrates before proceeding with the application.
LAYING FOR FACED MASONRY
Lay a first coat of Malta per Listellatura (mortar for battens) into the joints, adequately dampen and prepared, pressing with trowel to guarantee the bonding. The mortar in excess must be removed, cleaning quickly the brick or the stone.