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Pointing
Types of Pointing

It is used to denote the finishing of mortar joints either in stonemasonry or brick masonry

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Pointing is carried out as follow

Object /Advantages

Types of pointing

  1. Flush pointing
  2. Cut or weathered or struck pointing
  3. V-grooved pointing
  4. Keyed or grooved pointing.
  5. Tuckpointing
  6. Beaded pointing 
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Flush pointing

  • This is the simplest type in pointing
  • Extensively used in brickwork and stone masonry work
  • Into this type, the mortar is pressed toward the raked joints including finished off including the edges of the bricks either stones
  • It gives a smooth appearance

Cut or weathered or struck pointing

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V-grooved pointing

Keyed or grooved pointing

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