Jointing with Resin Mortars
Resin mortars for jointing paving offer benefits not available with more traditional cement mortars, but these benefits often come at a cost. What makes resin mortars a better choice, and what’s the difference between a one-part and two-part resin mortar. Why are two-part mortars regarded as better? How should they be used, and when should they be avoided?
Jointing and Pointing for Stone Paving - Resin Jointing Mortars
Resin, as an alternative binder for mortars, offers particular benefits not available with a cement binder, but that usually comes at a cost. With at least two different types of resin mortars, which work best, and are they worth it?
Jointing and Pointing for Stone Paving - Resin Slurry Jointing Grouts
Resin slurry grouts are a 2-part product creating an incredibly strong yet permeable jointing medium. They're not cheap, but they do have certain benefits not available from any other jointing material. How are they best used, and where?
Rompox Resin Jointing Mortars for Paving
An overview of the range of both polymeric and 2-part resin slurry jointing mortars provided by one of Germany's leading mortar manufacturers, Romex PFM GmbH.
Resin Jointing Mortars - VDW800 Epoxy from NCC Streetscape
This page follows the use of VDW 800 epoxy resin jointing mortar as supplied by NCC Streetscape to a residential sandstone flagged driveway project in Cheshire, England.
Resin Jointing Mortars - VDW800 for patios from NCC Streetscape
This page features a video showing the use of VDW 800 epoxy resin jointing mortar as supplied by NCC Streetscape to a residential sandstone flag patio project in Lancashire, England
Resin Jointing Mortars - VDW850 Self-compacting from NCC Streetscape
This page follows the use of VDW 850 self-compacting epoxy resin pavement joint mortar as supplied by NCC Streetscape to a project involving the re-jointing of sett paving at a market square in Hitchin, Hertfordshire, England.
Resin Jointing Mortar - 850 Update - NCC StreetScape
A return visit to assess the jointing undertaken eight years previously at Hitchin Market Square in Hertfordshire. Has the original VDW 850 mortar managed to survive the regular battering it receives in the centre of a busy, bustling market town?
Resin Mortars - VDW 815+ for narrow joints - NCC StreetScape
This page follows the use of VDW 815 Plus resin pavement joint mortar for narrower joints as supplied by NCC Streetscape to a private residential sandstone flag patio project in Merseyside, England.
Jointing and Pointing for Stone Paving - Polymeric Jointing Mortars
A polymeric or 1-part resin mortar is seemingly the simplest of jointing options. They are not without problems, admittedly, but are they worth the additional cost compared to a cement mortar? And how do we get the best out of them?
Polymeric Jointing Mortars - VDW840+ for Patios from NCC Streetscape
This page follows the use of VDW 840+ polymeric patio jointing mortar as supplied by NCC Streetscape to a residential sandstone flagged patio project in Cheshire, England.
Jointex Polymeric Pavement Jointing Mortar
A Product Study looking at a popular polymeric or 1-part resin mortar supplied via McMonagle Stone. How is it used and what benefits does it offer compared to other jointing materials and other polymerics?
Re-Jointing a Patio or Driveway
How to re-joint a patio or driveway? This FAQ addresses the most common questions raised via the website and, hopefully, provides the answers.
FAQ - Is permeable jointing OK to use?
Many permeable resin mortars are used with paving laid on a relatively impermeable cement mortar bed. Is this OK? Will it cause problems? Are there any special steps that need to be taken?