|Approx. Rs. 3.5/sq. ft.
||Cement (0.5 kg @ Rs 300 per bag) = Rs. 3
+ Sand (0.045cft @ Rs per cft) = Rs. 1.80
Total = Rs. 4.8 per sq. ft.
|Plastering possible after 24 hours
||Minimum 7 days curing required
|Consistent quality due to computerised mixing and tested raw material
||Manual mixing and not possible to test every batch
|High bond strength (almost 5 times more than conventional mortar)
||Not possible due to difference in properties of blocks and mortar
|Negligible shrinkage cracks
||More shrinkage cracks
|Easy handling and storage
||Difficult to keep stock of different components and high wastage