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Mortar Analysis Scottish Lime Centre Trust

14 行  The Scottish Lime Centre Trust are specialists in the analysis of historic and modern mortars, ranging from clay/earth mortars, lime bound mortars to early patented cement mortars and everything else in between. We assess all samples of mortar as they are received and using our expert knowledge, and in consultation with our clients, we agree on ...

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Mortar Analysis Explained Scottish Lime Centre Trust

Mortar Analysis Explained. 2.5 Hour CPD - Gain a greater understanding of the process of mortar analysis! Many projects demanded that samples of historic mortars be analysed and it is all too often a ‘tick box’ exercise required to gain listed building consent or to meet funder’s requirements. However, analysis of existing and historic ...

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Home Scottish Lime Centre Trust

The Scottish Lime Centre Trust (SLCT) was established in 1994 in response to growing concern over the shortage of skills and understanding in the field of traditional building technology. Find out more. Mortar and Stone Analysis. ... Find out more about mortar analysis. Mortar Specifications.

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Materials Analysis Scottish Lime Centre Trust

The key to a successful conservation or repair project is to understand the materials with which you are dealing. At the Scottish Lime Centre Trust we have an in-house laboratory for building materials analysis and assessment, supported by external associated laboratories for more in-depth and alternative analysis procedures. Mortar Analysis.

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Materials Analysis Case Study Scottish Lime Centre Trust

Project Scope: Historic Mortar Analysis. This is a typical example of a historic mortar analysis. The mortar sample was collected by the Scottish Lime Centre Trust’s Buildings Advisory Team from a bridge in East Lothian. The sample is a construction mortar collected from deep within a mortar joint.

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MORTAR ANALYSIS REPORT - Fife Historic Buildings Trust

SCOTTISH LIME CENTRE TRUST is a charity registered in Scotland no: SC022692 And a charitable company limited by guarantee, registered in Scotland no: SC151481 scotlime VAT no 671 2677 22 [email protected] MORTAR ANALYSIS REPORT Sample MS1 Bedding Mortar AP 2898 Cupar Stone Survey, Cupar

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REPORT ON MORTAR ANALYSIS BY X-RAY DIFFRACTION (XRD)

SCOTTISH LIME CENTRE TRUST is a charity registered in Scotland no: SC022692 And a charitable company limited by guarantee, registered in Scotland no: SC151481 scotlime VAT no 671 2677 22 [email protected] REPORT ON MORTAR ANALYSIS BY X-RAY DIFFRACTION (XRD) Sample 4 Harling from the rear elevation AP 3480

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Roz Artis, the Scottish Lime Centre Trust’s Director ...

Roz Artis, the Scottish Lime Centre Trust’s Director, added: “Our multi-disciplinary survey team comprised of building surveyors, a stonemason, geologist and an architectural historian to give the most comprehensive understanding and analysis of the building fabric of Cupar”.

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Preparation and Use of Lime Mortars - Historic Scotland

Mar 01, 2003  TAN 01 - Preparation and Use of Lime Mortars. A guide to the principles underlying the use of lime mortars in re-pointing and masonry consolidation,

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Katie Strang - Building Materials Analyst and Geologist ...

I currently work in the building materials analysis laboratory at the Scottish Lime Centre Trust. We undertake various types of analyses including mortar analysis, petrographic analysis, stone ...

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REPORT ON MORTAR ANALYSIS BY X-RAY DIFFRACTION (XRD)

SCOTTISH LIME CENTRE TRUST is a charity registered in Scotland no: SC022692 And a charitable company limited by guarantee, registered in Scotland no: SC151481 scotlime VAT no 671 2677 22 [email protected] REPORT ON MORTAR ANALYSIS BY X-RAY DIFFRACTION (XRD) Sample 4 Harling from the rear elevation AP 3480

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Binder microstructure in lime mortars: implications for ...

Aug 01, 2002  1 Scottish Lime Centre Trust, The Schoolhouse, Rocks Road, Charleston, Fife, KY11 3EN, UK (e-mail: ... presence of both lime inclusions and dissolution / re-precipitation textures within a mortar has implications for any mortar analysis method which relates the quantity of calcium carbonate to original binder content. Examination of a mortar ...

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Report on the Examination and Analysis of Pointing Mortar ...

following the procedures of the Scottish Lime Centre Trust, with grading of the recovered aggregate. However, as sample S1 was indicated, both from the results of the XRD analysis, and from the microscopic examination of the petrographic thin section, to contain hydraulic components a further sub-sample was analysed by the methods of

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Mortar Analysis Analysis of >3000 samples held in the Scottish Lime Centre Trust database The spread and frequency of lime binders The lime to aggregate ratio The hydraulicity of the mortar significant additives The influence of region and climatic differences HISTORIC

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Scottish Lime Centre - Traditional Masonry Building Using ...

Filmed mainly at Charlestown Workshops in Fife, Scotland, home of the Scottish Lime Center Trust (SLCT) and on location at live building projects. This DVD is a powerful training tool for anyone involved in the masonry contracting industry and the built heritage sector.

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(PDF) The Scottish experience of lime mortars, renders and ...

The Scottish experience of lime mortars, renders and harling. 2004. Alan Forster. Download PDF. Download Full PDF Package. This paper. A short summary of this paper. 37 Full PDFs related to this paper. READ PAPER. The Scottish experience of lime mortars, renders and harling. Download.

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The Lime Centre - Lime Mortar

Dry powder lime mortar: Heritage Mortar with lime putty 10L tub will repoint 2 to 2.5 m2 brickwork. A repair specification should take into account the strength, colour and texture of the original lime mortar along with site conditions and exposure. Colour Chart. The colour chart is a guide. To see the true colour please request a sample ...

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Lime - Scotland's Dedicated Building Conservation Centre

Lime has been used widely in the construction and finishing of Scotland’s traditional buildings. Cement mortars have become more widespread than lime mortars only since the 1900s. Building limes usually take the form of a mortar, used for pointing or bedding masonry, finishing internal or external walls, or on roofwork with pantiles.

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Roz Artis, the Scottish Lime Centre Trust’s Director ...

Roz Artis, the Scottish Lime Centre Trust’s Director, added: “Our multi-disciplinary survey team comprised of building surveyors, a stonemason, geologist and an architectural historian to give the most comprehensive understanding and analysis of the building fabric of Cupar”.

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1 Preparation and Use of Lime Mortars (revised 2003)

made from lime. Historic Scotland's Technical Advice Note No.1 "Preparation and Use of Lime Mortars" (Gibbons 1995) states that lime is produced by calcining or "burning" limestone, and that lime inortars are made by "mixing linle with sand or some other form of aggregate". The basic processes of production and use of lime can

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TAN 01 - PREPARATION AND USE OF LIME MORTARS by

Jul 02, 2006  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS This substantially revised and updated Technical Advice Note has been prepared by Pat Gibbons of the Scottish Lime Centre Trust. It

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Conservation Science Historic Environment Scotland History

i nvestigat e properties of hydraulic lime mortar, with English Heritage, the Building Limes Forum and Bath University r esearch the extent of earth mortar buildings in Scotland, with Earth Build ing UK and Ireland (EBUKI) c reat e a database of Scottish historic mortars, with the Scottish Lime Centre Trust and Heriot-Watt University

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Lime Mortar Pointing Conservation Lime Mortar Repointing ...

Here at Gillards Building Services we specialise in conservation masonry as well as Heritage Lime Mortar Pointing. We can assist with a range of lime mortar pointing needs, including Lime Mortar analysis. All of our tradesmen have undertaken training at the Scottish Lime Centre Trust, working towards achieving a Level 3 SQA in Conservation Masonry.

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A Building Stone Survey for Cupar Conservation Area,

The Scottish Lime Centre Trust (SLCT) was commissioned by the Fife Historic Buildings Trust, operating the Cupar Conservation Area Regeneration Scheme (CARS) and the Townscape Heritage ... surveys and analysis work, mortar samples were taken and analysed based on the SLCT’s vast experience of historic mortars. Parallel to this and similar to ...

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REFURBISHMENT CASE STUDY 26

Analysis of historic lime mortars held by the Scottish Lime Centre Trust indicates that historic mortars tended to be lime rich, mostly feebly to moderately hydraulic and prepared from quicklime. 1. A current series of HES Technical Papers on hot-mixed lime mortars explores both the

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Examination and Analysis of Mortar Samples from Stone

Examination and Analysis of Mortar Samples CMC Table of Contents 1.0 Introduction 3 2.0 Samples 3 3.0 Methods of Examination and Analysis 3 4.0 Macroscopic Examination 4 ... digestion following the procedures of the Scottish Lime Centre Trust (SLCT) for determination of acid soluble binder content. This also permitted the recovery of the

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(PDF) The Scottish experience of lime mortars, renders and ...

The Scottish experience of lime mortars, renders and harling. 2004. Alan Forster. Download PDF. Download Full PDF Package. This paper. A short summary of this paper. 37 Full PDFs related to this paper. READ PAPER. The Scottish experience of lime mortars, renders and harling. Download.

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century. Blue shows the percentage of samples with

Mortar Analysis Analysis of >3000 samples held in the Scottish Lime Centre Trust database The spread and frequency of lime binders The lime to aggregate ratio The hydraulicity of the mortar significant additives The influence of region and climatic differences HISTORIC

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The Lime Centre - Lime Mortar

Dry powder lime mortar: Heritage Mortar with lime putty 10L tub will repoint 2 to 2.5 m2 brickwork. A repair specification should take into account the strength, colour and texture of the original lime mortar along with site conditions and exposure. Colour Chart. The colour chart is a guide. To see the true colour please request a sample ...

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TAN 01 - PREPARATION AND USE OF LIME MORTARS by

Jul 02, 2006  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS This substantially revised and updated Technical Advice Note has been prepared by Pat Gibbons of the Scottish Lime Centre Trust. It

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Institution: University of the West of Scotland

2008-2011 “Understanding traditional masonry mortars to improve the compatibility of mortar repair”, Historic Scotland £22,000 2005-2007 “Sourcing of Lime Mortars in Scotland, A new and more comprehensive approach to research”, Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland, £29,824.

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TAN 01 - PREPARATION AND USE OF LIME MORTARS by

Jul 02, 2006  Telephone 01383 872722 Email [email protected] (Mortar chctmcterisatiorz, specialist thin sectior~ analysis and sinzple chernical arzalysis)

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CHARLESTOWN LIMEWORKS RESEARCH AND CONSERVATION by ...

Jul 31, 2006  The Scottish Lime Centre Trust carried out a mortar analysis on a fragment of lime mortar taken from their yard wall (formerly the blacksmith's yard) in Charlestown, in

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(DOC) The petrography of lime inclusions in historic lime ...

Though lime inclusions are derived from quicklime added as binder to a mortar, they are considered not to act as binder but as a form of aggregate. Conventional acid dissolution analysis of historic mortars will return an overestimate of the effective binder content in a mortar when lime inclusions are present.

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CHARLESTOWN LIMEWORKS RESEARCH AND CONSERVATION

Jul 31, 2006  The Scottish Lime Centre Trust, Masons Mortar, Historic Scotland - Technical Conservation, Research and Education Division. and Broomhall Estate. 9

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SCOTTISH PERSPECTIVE: ICCROM 17th International Course on ...

May 25, 2011  Blog produced during the ICCROM 17th International Course on Stone Conservation in Rome, Italy. 13th April - 1st July 2011. Representative for Scotland: Alice Custance-Baker, Building Materials Analyst, Scottish Lime Centre Trust scotlime

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Lime Repairs and correct mixing of Lime Mortars

The Scottish Lime Centre Trust, on behalf of the writer in his role as historic brickwork consultant, undertook detailed analysis of several samples of original mortar, which is known to have been made using the fine sand obtained from within part of the curtilage of the property, and mixed with the local (Totternhoe) feebly hydraulic grey ...

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Dr Callum Graham - Conservation Scientist - Historic ...

Scottish Lime Centre Trust. Jun 2015 - May 20172 years. Charlestown, Fife, UK. Building materials analyst working at The Scottish Lime Centre Trust analysing historic lime and cement mortars and undertaking historic stone matching analysis. The protection and conservation of our built heritage is extremely important to our history and culture ...

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