Insulating masonry mortar using ash from wood burning



K. V. Mikhailova, post­graduate student;

L. L. Maslennikova, professor

FSBEI of HE Emperor Alexander I St. Petersburg State 
Transport University, PGUPS, St. Petersburg, Russia


Abstract. The paper shows the possibility of improving the thermal characteristics of masonry mortar with simultaneous utilization of ash from burning wood bark by partial replacement of cement. The influence of ash in the composition of masonry mortar on its physical and mechanical properties is studied.


Key words:  construction materials, quality, brick, masonry mortar, thermal conductivity