Mortars for Repair and Conservation

Starts: Monday, 13th November 2017 - 6.00pm

Ends: Thursday, 16th November 2017 - 3.30pm

Location: West Dean College, Sussex

About this event

This course involves a detailed study of traditional mortars, including a brief history of their use, investigation and basic analytical techniques and the recognition and diagnosis of typical failures. Appropriate mortars for a range of masonry conditions, exposures and durabilities are described and demonstrated.  Repair techniques, including mixing, placing and curing, together with specifications and costings for remedial works, are considered. There will be practical instruction and exercises using the Ruinette.
Course leader:  Catherine Woolfitt

How to book

Non-residential course fee £645. For further information about the course, please look at the website:  www.westdean.org.uk/BCM or contact the Course Organiser: +44 (0) 1243 818219 or [email protected] 

 

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