Can I use Type S mortar for glass block?
Hereof, what kind of mortar do you use for glass block?
Glass Block Mortar is a specially formulated product that is designed for glass block applications requiring white mortar joints. It can be used in both interior and exterior applications. Quikrete 50 lb. Glass Block Mortar can also be used in laying brick, block and tile where white mortar is desired.
Also Know, what is Type S mortar used for? Mortar Mix Type S is a preblended mixture of sand and masonry cement or sand, lime and portland cement. For laying brick, block and stone in load bearing walls and below grade applications. Mortar Mix Type S is used to build walls, planters, and chimneys, and for tuck pointing or repairing existing mortar joints.
Beside this, does mortar stick to glass?
It's important to use a mortar that will both absorb some movement in the substrate while keeping the truest color of the glass. A white thinset modified with latex will do both and help the tile adhere better to the wall. Look for a mortar specifically made for tiles like glass to help the tiles adhere well.
Is glass block mortar waterproof?
Glass Block Mortar. QUIKRETE® Glass Block Mortar (No. 1610) is a specifically formulated blend of white sand, cement, lime and other waterproof additives designed to provide a decorative, waterproof joint. Exceeds the performance requirements of ASTM C270 for Type S Mortar.