Blue Circle Limelite NHL 3.5 - Natural Hydraulic Lime
25kg (approx)

  • Breathable powdered lime
  • Heritage building material
  • General-purpose mortar/pointing/rendering
  • Relatively fast setting
  • CE Approved

Product Details

Limelite NHL 3.5 is a high quality moderately hydraulic lime, living up to Blue Circle's long standing reputation. It is suitable for general-purpose use for mortar/pointing/rendering of most masonry types.

The material contain no additives, mineral additions or Portland cement and is quality assured to EN 459-1: Natural Hydraulic Limes with independent third-party certification. It also carries a CE mark.

Frequently Asked Questions

What can I use NHL 3.5 lime for?

NHL 3.5 is suitable for most types of building work in most locations and conditions. Facing bricks, commons, blockwork, sandstone, limestone, terracotta. Walling, bedding, pointing, re-pointing, patching.

What is hydraulic lime?

Hydraulic limes set by hydrolysis, they rely on moisture to cause a set. This gives them the ability to set underwater.

Do I need to add cement to make it set?

Absolutely not, hydraulic lime sets just fine. It is often confused with hydrated lime which can be added to cement mortar to increase workability. Genuine traditional lime mortars, renders and plasters don't ever contain any cement.

Limelite NHL 3.5 - Natural Hydraulic Lime
£10.95 + VAT
Delivery £8.45 + VAT
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Availability: In Stock
Usually Delivered Next Working Day
When ordered before 12 noon
Orders over 100kg may take longer

Did You Know?

In practical terms, natural hydraulic lime is just like working with an OPC.

Shrinkage cracks are virtually eliminated using hydraulic lime due to its hydraulic set.

Major labour and time saving benefits of hydraulic lime can offset the higher cost against the non-hydraulic lime.