CUBES

Materials

Surface

in its natural state; unprocessed.

fissured longitudinally; natural appearance.

having surface indentations produced or appearing to have been produced by a special tool

high temperature treatment that granitic rocks’ surfaces are subjected in order to obtain a rough, cratered and vitreous surface. The final appearance of the stone is rustic.

roughen or clean (a surface) with a jet of sand driven by compressed air or steam.

polished but not shiny; rustic surface.

Layout

V - Form

Arch Form

Curve Form

Straight Form

Diagonal Form

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Circle Form

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Corners of Road

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Different Designs

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Splices with other Elements

The mortars and the glues

Mix calculations
For 1 m3
of dry sand
  • From 800 kg to 1100 kg of cement.
  • From 400 kg to 1000 kg of hydrated lime.

Cementitious adhesive are used according to recommendations of the manufacturer.

Sand grain sizes

JOINTS

  • 1,5 – 2 mm
  • 2 – 10 mm
  • > 10 mm

JOINTS

  • 1,5 – 2 mm
  • 2 – 10 mm
  • > 10 mm


TYPES OF MORTAR FOR JOINTS
o Cementitious.
o Reactive Resins.

SAND JOINTS
They can be used in all cases except those:
o Heavy rains or where there is going to be too much water.
o Heavy windy zones.
o When the joint is more than 5 mm.