It is true to say that one of the most rewarding parts of any brick slip installation is the pointing up.
After setting out and carefully adhering the brick slips to the wall, the full picture is only ever revealed when the pointing is Complete.
Adding the final touch to your feature wall makes a massive aesthetical difference.
Whilst the task of pointing up will be the most time consuming part it is also the most rewarding.
Let us use this article to concentrate on Gun Injected pointing mortar.
Gun injected brick slip pointing mortar, Advantages!
- When used with a mortar pointing gun the brick slip pointing mortar offers a fast application time.
- Less labour intensive means that pointing mortar is very cost effective.
- The product is completely cement free
- When pointed with a mortar pointing gun you get a complete joint fill.
- The product is completely stain-free and colour consistent.
Brick slip pointing mortar can be worked by hand although it is specifically designed for gun injection.
The product is consistent in both colour and finish and can be injected into joints as narrow as 5mm at a depth of up to 100mm.
Our brick slip gun injection mortar is a blend of lime, silica sands and natural aggregate. Together with special additives it provides water resistance, thixotropic properties, consistent colour and great workability.
Complying with BS EN 459-1, BS EN 15167 and BS EN 13139. Our brick slip pointing mortar is a traditional lime sand GGBS mortar.
Applying Gun Injected Pointing Mortar is Easy
The first thing you must do is prepare the joint. It is advised only to point up when the brick slip adhesive has fully cured.
Wetting the bricks prior to pointing will help prevent excessive suction and will create a better bond.
Once you have mixed the product to a stiff cream consistency you can fill the mortar pointing gun and start pointing.