WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN MORTAR & PLASTER?

difference between mortar and plaster
difference between mortar and plaster

difference between mortar and plaster

Mortar is used in masonry to join stones, bricks, blocks etc. and plaster is used for plastering outside and inside walls. The difference between mortar and plaster lies in the ability of plaster to take on a better finish, which largely depends on the type of sand used in the mix. For plasters we use fine sand. However, the word mortar is used loosely to refer to both plasters and mortars.



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Er. Mukesh Kumar is Editor in Chief and Co-Funder at ProCivilEngineer.com Civil Engineering Website. Mukesh Kumar is a Bachelor in Civil Engineering From MIT. He has work experience in Highway Construction, Bridge Construction, Railway Steel Girder work, Under box culvert construction, Retaining wall construction. He was a lecturer in a Engineering college for more than 6 years.