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Mortar & Grout Sampling and Testing Workshop on May 14

In a recent survey by the Portland Cement Association, Mortar and Grout for Masonry Construction is sampled and tested improperly 89% and 56% of the time, respectively.

The Mortar & Grout – Sampling and Testing Workshop will provide guidance regarding;

  1. Proper use of Specification ASTM C270 and Test Method ASTM C780 for evaluating masonry mortar produced in the laboratory and at the construction site.
  2. Proper use of Specification ASTM C476 and Test Method ASTM C1019 for evaluating masonry grout produced at the construction site.


9:30 a.m.   Coffee and Donuts (provided)

10:00 a.m.   Introduction to Mortar - Nick Popoff

11:00 a.m.   Introduction to Grout- Dan Zechmeister

12:00 p.m.  Lunch (provided)

1:00 p.m.   Laboratory Testing – Chad Richard

3:30 p.m.    Written Examination

4:30 p.m.    Adjourn


Registration Information

Class size limited to 30 attendees

Cost: $125 per person (includes copies of C270, C780, C1019, lunch, and written exam)