Mortar bed

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(Mil.) a framework of wood and iron, suitably hollowed out to receive the breech and trunnions of a mortar.
a shallow box or receptacle in which mortar is mixed.

See also: Mortar, Mortar

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800 m2 natural stone cladding with holding and carrying armature move;- 100 m2 natural stone cladding in mortar bed put;- 350 m Natursteinabdeckplatten 1.
A Sounds like it was laid properly on a mortar bed.
Damp-proof courses should be fully evident in the mortar bed at the bottom of the wall, ideally some 150mm (6in) above the adjacent ground level.
Q How much of a gap should be left between decorative concrete paving slabs and how thick should my mortar bed be when laying the slabs?
Lay bricks (eg bright red Chapel-Gate multi-bricks) on to wet, mortar bed, over weed-preventing membrane.
The best floors on which to lay tiles are concrete, a fresh or cured mortar bed, and cement/backer board.
Check for signs of loose or slipped tiles and slates, corroded nails and cracked or eroded mortar bed joints on the ridge or hip ridge tiles.
For 2 stairs in the new building of the district fire brigade center steps and platforms with concrete ashlar in a mortar bed occupy, steps incl.
Pointing is the outer face of the mortar bed joint and it is this bed that spreads the loads imposed on wall across the bricks or stones.
2 Once the mortar surrounding the brick has been broken, smash out the brick with a hammer and bolster, then remove the old mortar bed.
The best surfaces are concrete, a fresh or cured mortar bed, or cement/backer board.