Standard Swedish standard · SS-EN 17187:2020

Conservation of Cultural Heritage - Characterization of mortars used in cultural heritage

Status: Valid

Scope
This document specifies a methodology for the characterization of mortars by using the most appropriate analytical techniques on samples taken from cultural heritage structures and objects. This document contains guidelines for the selection of methods to determine mineralogical, textural, physical, chemical and mechanical properties of mortars used in cultural heritage structures and objects. This information is used to define mortar typology and to evaluate the mortar condition with respect to its conservation as well as for understanding of the ongoing deterioration processes.

Subjects

Items of art and handicrafts. Cultural property and heritage (97.195)


Product information

Language: English

Written by: Std Samhäll

International title:

Article no: STD-80021700

Edition: 1

Approved: 4/28/2020

No of pages: 24