Understanding and working with lime

Saturday 28 February 2015

9.30am–4.30pm

Presented by the Building Limes Forum Australia.

Topics include:

  • safe working with lime
  • historical use of lime
  • different types of lime available
  • common additives
  • production, specification and use of lime in mortars, plasters, renders and limewashes
  • curing and setting issues.

The Building Limes Forum is a relatively new organisation whose members have gained experience with lime in heritage conservation work in Australian and in Britain. The forum serves to promote knowledge about past and present lime practices including sources of supply, qualities, working, benefits over cement alternatives and superior sustainability.

Cost and bookings 

$180 non-members/$160 NT, AI, APT members and City of Sydney owners.

Includes lunch.

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Last updated: Friday, 23 January 2015