Lehigh Hanson Masonry Cements

Masonry Cements

There are many types of masonry cements available in the market today and if you are not professional mason it can get a confusing. In general ASTM classified masonry cement on the base of compressive strength, bonding properties, and flexibility. Those products are produced in Type N, Type S, and Type M strength levels in accordance with ASTM specification.
Masonry cement is specifically formulated and manufactured to produce mortars for use in brick,  block,  and stone masonry applications.  Mortars are also used to produce stucco.

Central Supply keeps always in stock Type N, Type S and Type M


  • Type N (always in stock)
    Type N mortar - medium compressive strength and contains 1 part Portland cement, 1 part lime and 6 parts sand. Type N mortar is a general purpose mortar cement, used in above grade, exterior, and interior load-bearing applications, which are exposed to severe weather and high heat.
    Type N mortar is very popular among homeowners as a general purpose flexible product.

    Type N
    750 psi strength achieves in 28-day
    Available in: 70 lbs bags

  • Type S (always in stock)
    Type S very often is specified for masonry at or below grade because is offering a high compressive strength, over 1800 psi and many another quality's like adds high tensile bond strength. Type S mortar contains 2 parts portland cement, 1 part hydrated lime and 9 parts sand, and it performs very well to battle soil pressure, wind force or earthquakes.
    It is typically used to build masonry foundations, retaining walls, manholes covers, sewers,  brick sidewalks, patios, and pavements.
    Type S 1800 psi strength achieves in 28-day
    Available in: 75 lbs bags

  • Type M (always in stock)
    Type M is the strongest mortar available, has 3 parts portland cement, 1 part lime and 12 parts sand. Type M has a high compressive strength and is suggested mainly for walls bearing heavy loads, but also, because of its strength, for masonry below grade or in contact with the soil: retaining walls, foundations, sidewalks or driveways.
    Type S 2500 psi strength achieves in 28-day
    Available in: 80 lbs bags

 
  •  White Mortar Cement type S (always in stock)
    Lehigh White Type S Mortar Cement is a is specially formulated to make white and colored mortars, it contains a special blend of Portland cement and plasticizing materials like limestone, hydrated or hydraulic lime and other additives to improve its properties.
    Masons use this white mortar for brightest brick joints or to create more vibrant stucco colors.
    Type S 1800 psi strength achieves in 28-day
    Available in: 75 lbs bags

Central Supply 

Located in Northern New Jersey, we deliver locally to Passaic County, Bergen County, Morris County, Essex County, Hudson County and Sussex County, but our boom trucks can deliver palletized materials directly to the job sites everywhere in Tri–State area. For hard to reach job sites, we have our Forklift/Piggyback trucks on standby.
Our dump trucks can deliver bulk aggregates up to 20 yds.

To pick up Mortar bags by contractors or homeowners please visit our yard in Passaic, NJ.
If you have any question call our office at 973-777-0515, we are always ready to help our customers!