Table 5.

Flexural strength of tuffeau and ESL mortars before and after the first drying cycle

TuffeauESL 10%ESL 15%ESL 20%ESL 25%ESL 30%
Flexural strength before the first drying cycle (MPa)1.27±0.1131.71±0.092.42±0.182.03±0.072.38±0.182.42±0.18
Flexural strength after the first drying cycle (MPa)1.27±0.1130.06±0.020.12±0.010.07±0.020.13±0.020.16±0.03