face shell

face shell

The sidewall of a hollow concrete masonry unit.
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Facing against the environment, the panels have a concrete face shell backed with 4-1/2 inches of expanded polystyrene rigid foam insulation and V2-in.
"The concrete cavity wall panels we construct have studs at 24 inches on center attached at the top and bottom with bond beams, and the entire assembly is faced with an integral concrete face shell," says Angie Barrett, senior vice president with Superior Walls by Advanced Concrete Systems, Inc.
Facing against the environment, the panels have a concrete face shell backed 4-1/2 inches of expanded polystyrene rigid foam insulation and 1/2-in.