Lime Mortars for the Conservation of Historic Buildings

  title={Lime Mortars for the Conservation of Historic Buildings},
  author={Kerstin Elert and Carlos Rodriguez-Navarro and Eduardo M. Sebasti{\'a}n Pardo and Eric F. Hansen and Olga Cazalla},
  journal={Studies in Conservation},
  pages={62 - 75}
Abstract Awareness of the need for compatible materials for the preservation of the architectural heritage has resulted in the revival of lime-based mortar technology and applications. However, knowledge of the preparation process and procedure influencing the final quality of lime mortars is limited, and controversy persists in the conservation community regarding the most appropriate material for conservation treatments (for example, hydrated lime versus aged lime putty). This paper reviews… 

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