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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

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Mortar Analysis

Mortar. The Scottish Lime Centre Trust are specialists in the analysis of historic and

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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

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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:

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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 /

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

Leslie A. B., Scottish Lime Centre Trust, Charlestown ... and reprecipitation of carbonate binder materials suggests the need for a careful reconsideration of

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A Building Stone Survey for Cupar Conservation Area, Cupar ...

The Scottish Lime Centre Trust (SLCT) was commissioned by the Fife Historic Buildings Trust, operating the Cupar Conservation Area Regeneration Scheme (CARS)

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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, including

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Katie Strang - Building Materials Analyst and Geologist ...

About. A palaeontologist with a love of historic mortar petrography. I currently work in the building materials laboratory at the Scottish Lime Centre Trust

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Preservation Brief 2: Repointing Mortar Joints in Historic ...

Preparation and Use of Lime Mortars: An Introduction to the Principles of Using Lime Mortars. Scottish Lime Centre for Historic Scotland. Edinburgh: Historic Scotland, 1995. Schierhorn, Carolyn. "Ensuring Mortar Color Consistency." Aberdeen's Magazine of Masonry Construction. Vol. 9, No. 1 (January 1996), pp. 33-35. "Should Air-Entrained ...

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(PDF) Hot-Lime Mortars: A Current Perspective

in work undertaken by the Scottish Lime Centre Trust, who believes that ‘mortars were frequently made by the traditional method of slaking quick- lime and sand together in one operation, often ...

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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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(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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2019 Conference, Stirling - Building Limes Forum

Roz Artis, Scottish Lime Centre: celebrating 25 years of the Scottish Lime Centre Trust; Roger Curtis, Historic Environment Scotland: lime in a changing climate; Andrew Bradley, stonemason: lime vs. severe wind-driven rain at Duart Castle, Isle of Mull; Kinlay Laidlaw, Laidlaw Associates: micro-grouting to resolve water ingress at Burns ...

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Iain Cram - Trustee - Scottish Lime Centre Trust LinkedIn

View Iain Cram’s profile on LinkedIn, the world's largest professional community. Iain has 3 jobs listed on their profile. See the complete profile on LinkedIn and discover Iain’s connections ...

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Traditional Mortars for Historic Building Repair- Roz ...

Aberdeen Heritage Lectures 2021: Roz Artis- Scottish Lime Centre Trust About this event In this third Aberdeen Heritage Lecture of 2021, learn about the range of different mortars that have been employed in our built heritage overtime, from clay/earth mortars

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CHARLESTOWN LIMEWORKS RESEARCH AND CONSERVATION by ...

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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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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Towards a better understanding of hot-mixed mortars for ...

database of over 3500 historic mortar samples of the Scottish Lime Centre Trust, hot-mixed mortars com-prised over 80% of all mortar samples dating from before the 17th century, more than 60% of samples dating from the 17th to the 19th century. Even in the early 20th cen-tury, when the use of lime mortars started to phase out

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Towards a better understanding of hot-mixed mortars for ...

Jun 16, 2021  Hot-mixed mortars carry high historic relevance. According to the work of Schmidt , who analysed the database of over 3500 historic mortar samples of the Scottish Lime Centre Trust, hot-mixed mortars comprised over 80% of all mortar samples dating from before the 17th century, more than 60% of samples dating from the 17th to the 19th century ...

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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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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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Preservation Brief 2: Repointing Mortar Joints in Historic ...

Preparation and Use of Lime Mortars: An Introduction to the Principles of Using Lime Mortars. Scottish Lime Centre for Historic Scotland. Edinburgh: Historic Scotland, 1995. Schierhorn, Carolyn. "Ensuring Mortar Color Consistency." Aberdeen's Magazine of Masonry Construction. Vol. 9, No. 1 (January 1996), pp. 33-35. "Should Air-Entrained ...

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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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(PDF) Hot-Lime Mortars: A Current Perspective

in work undertaken by the Scottish Lime Centre Trust, who believes that ‘mortars were frequently made by the traditional method of slaking quick- lime and sand together in one operation, often ...

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Lime Pointing at Cockenzie House and Gardens - John Gray ...

Join the Scottish Lime Centre Trust and the Cockenzie Conservation Area Regeneration Scheme as we re-point the historic boundary walls of Cockenzie House and Gardens. Suitable for beginners, this practical workshop will teach you the basics of lime pointing and the benefits of using lime in traditional buildings. All equipment will be provided.

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Anne Schmidt - Technical Officer - Historic Environment ...

Scottish Lime Centre Trust Oct 2015 - Apr 2017 1 year 7 months. Charlestown ... - Optimisation of MS Access database as needed - Assisting in lime mortar sample analyisis - Analysis of the results and presenting through talks and written report - Project management of stone, slate and mortar survey Cupar, Fife. Planning Caseworker

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Hygrothermal simulation of building performance: data for ...

Aug 03, 2021  Petrographic analysis of thin sections, performed by the Scottish Lime Centre Trust (unpublished report AP3449, 2019), characterised the two stones (shown under plane polarised light in Fig. 3) as quartz arenite with fine to medium grain size. In both images the pores are highlighted in darker blue, whilst areas of light blue indicate pore ...

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The 1:3 ratio byrnesurfaces

Apr 05, 2017  “under analysis, the majority of historic lime mortars are not commonly found to be 1:3 but typically vary between 1:1½ and 1:2, just as the original mortar makers and craftsmen intended. This is borne out by extensive analysis carried out over many years by The Scottish Lime Centre Trust.

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Hot-Lime Mortars: A Current Perspective: Journal of ...

Jan 16, 2014  Alan Forster has published several papers on lime science, technology, and specification, and contributed to various science projects. He worked as a surveyor for the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historic Monuments for Scotland (RCAHMS) and is currently employed by the Scottish Lime Centre Trust as a building surveyor/training manager.

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Heritage Masonry scot Ltd - Project Estimator - LinkedIn

Dec 18, 2017  scottish lime centre trust. Company Website. Report this profile About Experienced Project Estimator with a demonstrated history of working in the construction industry. ... scottish lime centre trust lime mortar . 2006 - 2019. attending practical courses and lectures Edinburgh telford collage stonemasonry building technology. 1987 - 1995. ...

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