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Specifying Mortars

Whatever your requirement, there’s an PAREX Streetscape mortar to meet every need. PAREX products are specially formulated to provide a complete solution, whether you are tackling narrow-jointed paving, traditional setts, or areas where special characteristics, such as resistance to chemicals, are required.The table provides a general guide. For more detailed technical advice or to discuss an individual project, just call PAREX Streetscape and Facade Mortars on 01257 224900.

Where there is a need to meet with the British Standard, ALL mortars in the PAREX range are available as low modulus formulations to ensure full compliance with BS7533. PAREX Streetscape products are capable of meeting all parts of the British Standard. In order to comply with a specific part of the standard please inform us of your requirement in advance. If in doubt, please contact your PAREX Technical Representative.

All low modulus PAREX mortars have undergone independent third-part laboratory tests to confirm their compliance with the Standard, which determines the degree of "elasticity" a mortar should attain when used in areas subjected to regular traffic movements.

Material Joint Widths Typical applications Colours
PAREX Standard Typical:
5mm - 15mm
Maximum:
25mm
Natural Stone Paving
Concrete Paving
Clay and Concrete Block Paving
Cobbles
Quarry Tiles
Natural
Yorkstone
Sandstone
Light Brown
Dark Brown
Light Grey
Dark Grey
White
Black
Red
SettPoint 3mm- 25+mm* Natural Stone Setts
Irregular and wide
joints in natural stone paving flags
Natural
Yorkstone
Terracotta
Dark Grey
Granatech 5mm- 25+mm* Hard landscaping using cubes, large format stone,small element paving and nibs.

 

Natural
Mid Grey
Dark Grey
Black
Bespoke Colours

 

Streetscape Epoxy 5mm - 15mm Clay and Concrete Paving
Quarry Tiles
Natural Grey

*Typical applications, for wider joints seek advice

Bedding

Material Typical applications
PAREX Streetscape FBC Bedding of natural stone elements in compliance with BS7533
PAREX Streetscape Bedding Mortar RS Rapid setting mortar for demanding situations such as ramps or where possession times are limited

Bonding

Material Typical applications
PAREX BondPlus Laying paving slabs in compliance with BS7533
PAREX Slabfix For areas subject to traffic and heavy lateral loads

All material is blended under quality systems conforming to ISO 9001:2000.