After redispersible polymer powder is added into cement mortar, the tensile strength and flexural strength of mortar will be significantly improved, while the compressive strength won’t get significantly improved, even declined. The reason is that the toughening effect of redispersible polymer powder has enhanced the internal tensile strength of mortar and the bonding tensile strength.. read more →

After dry-mixed mortar added with redispersible polymer powder is mixed with water, the modification of redispersible polymer powder on cement mortar is accomplished by redispersion of powder, hydration of cement and film formation of polymer. The film forming process of redispersible latex powder in mortar can be divided into three stages.   In Stage One,.. read more →

Redispersible polymer powders are polymer emulsions which have been converted by a series of process such as high temperatures and pressures, spray drying and surface treatment to powdered thermoplastic resin materials. When mixed with water, these powdered organic binders can redisperse in water back into new emulsions with essentially identical properties to the original copolymer.. read more →

The production of redispersible polymer powder is mainly divided into two steps, namely, emulsion polymerization and drying, as shown in the figure. (l) Emulsion Polymerization Monomers adopted for emulsion polymerization determine the types of redispersible polymer powder. Polymer monomers used for the production of redispersible polymer powder are mainly olefins and unsaturated monomers, including a.. read more →

The role of masonry mortar is to make block materials bonded into a whole. Generally the strength of block material is higher than that of mortar. The block materials in the mortar of low strength are usually in the state of flexural and shear stress. For the structural failure of masonry, the block material is.. read more →