Concrete masonry unit


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Concrete masonry unit

Precast concrete block used to build walls. It has hollow cores that can be filled with concrete onsite for additional reinforcement. The use of stronger, more lightweight types of concrete such as autoclaved aerated concrete is popular in the manufacture of these units.

concrete masonry unit

A block or brick cast of portland cement and suitable aggregate, with or without admixtures, and intended for laying up with other units as in normal stone masonry construction. Also see A-block, breeze block, cinder block, concrete block, concrete brick, etc.
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has received independent verification of a minimum 25% postconsumer recycled content in its concrete masonry units.
work includes, site work, site utilities, concrete, concrete masonry units, structural steel, miscellaneous steel fabrications, steel ladders, handrails, millwork, single ply membrane roofing at both new and existing construction, wall and roof insulation, hollow metal doors and windows, aluminum doors and windows, gypsum wall board, acoustical tile ceilings, paint, resilient flooring, ceramic tile, toilet accessories, security hollow metal, security glazing, plumbing, hvac units, electrical power and lighting, low voltage systems, electronic security systems, plumbing, and fire protection systems.
Trenwyth Architectural Masonry block, Artisan Masonry Stone Veneers, Quik-Brik (concrete masonry brick alternative), Architectural Concrete Masonry Units (regionally produced), Amerimix bagged blends, plus EnduraMax and InsulTech masonry systems are consolidated under Echelon.
Under terms of the agreement, Accurate Image Marketing will be an authorized reseller and will represent Verifi Accurate Web Color for brick, architectural block, concrete, various other concrete masonry units, EIFS (exterior insulated finishing systems), and other finishing materials for the construction industry globally.
Precast concrete panels, which accounted for the largest share of outdoor noise barrier demand in 2014, will continue to take share from concrete masonry units and cast-in-place methods.
The building has a base story constructed of concrete masonry units with a rough hewn texture and, on the rear facade, upper stories of square windows set in brick.
The ASTM-published PCR covers 11 categories of Committee C15 on Manufactured Masonry Units-designated product--primarily dry cast--including Concrete Building or Facing Brick, Loadbearing and Nonloadbearing Concrete Masonry Units, Prefaced Concrete Masonry Units, Cast Stone, Segmental Retaining Wall Unit, Roof Paver, Adhered Manufactured Stone Masonry Veneer and Articulating Concrete Block.
the two story, 23,400 sf, multi-tenant, commercial structure will be comprised of steel framing with structural metal stud infill at the exterior walls and stair towers of concrete masonry units.
earned kudos from the Concrete Masonry Association of California and Nevada, which showcased the project in its Profiles in Architecture newsletter earlier this year, and the Cemex employees who produced its concrete masonry units.
Tenders are invited for Work generally consists of selective removal work, concrete work, concrete masonry units, structural steel, miscellaneous metal fabrication, carpentry work, membrane roofing on rigid roof insulation flashing and sheet metal, door, aluminum sliding doors, windows, acoustical tile ceiling, carpet, painting, air conditioning and ventilation, electrical work, hazardous materials abatement, and incidental related work.
Caption: Amiron pigments suit concrete masonry units and ready mixed concrete.