MORTAR (SABS Class II):
- 1000 bricks = 3 bags cement + 0.6m3 sand
- 1 Bag of cement to 3 wheelbarrows of building sand*
- Inexperienced bricklayers can use up to double the quantity of mortar.
- 100m2 (15mm thick) = 10 bags cement + 2m3 sand
- 1 Bag of cement to 3 wheelbarrows of plaster sand*
*A builder's wheelbarrow has a capacity of 65 litres.