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Table 2 Pore-size distribution and apparent porosity of stone and mortar

From: Freeze-thaw durability of repair mortars and porous limestone: compatibility issues

Abbreviation of tested samples/pore ranges (in micrometer) 0.001–0.01 0.01–0.1 0.1–1 1–10 10–100 Apparent porosity (V%)
FL 4.16 11.31 5.41 18.14 60.98 38.8
CL 7.44 13.36 5.27 18.23 55.69 33.9
A 1.35 16.37 51.23 27.33 3.66 22.6
B 0.97 10.08 35.70 49.10 4.15 24.6
C 16.06 16.54 32.45 32.35 1.60 27.6
D 0.55 26.54 52.67 17.65 2.59 22.5
T 5.31 40.00 39.41 13.88 1.41 25.5
T50 5.52 23.56 51.09 16.67 3.15 32.5
R 5.84 13.20 30.22 39.55 1.21 29.8
R50 5.87 19.96 32.08 41.09 1.01 32.8
K 4.79 16.38 38.02 38.98 1.82 35.6
K50 4.01 13.95 54.81 24.1 3.12 39.7
  1. Pore sizes are given in micrometer, while apparent porosity is in V%. FL and CL are porous limestone, while A, B, C, D, T, T50, R, R50, K, and KR50 are repair mortars, detailed descriptions of samples are given in the text and in Table 1