masonry block

masonry unit

A building unit fabricated of burnt clay, concrete, stone, or the like.
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The building was constructed from a large steel frame structure consisting of beams with support columns and polished masonry block work.
"Cassidy Bros was north Donegal's largest masonry block supplier and we regret that our silence on this matter to date may have caused further distress.
The tested samples were made of a masonry block of dimensions 25 x 25 x 18 cm, consisting of three layers of two bricks and general purpose lime-based mortar arranged in an English bond pattern, two 152 x 43 x 9.5 mm GFRP pultruded channel profiles and steel threaded bars.
The masonry block walls are topped with multicolored brick skin and operational, double-hung windows let light in.
It is made of durable contemporary materials, including polished and rough masonry block, corrugated and smooth steel panels, glass curtain wall, and aluminum store-front components.
"To win product honors for both InsulTech, our masonry block wall performance system, and our new lightweight veneer collection offers validation that Echelon is helping answer market needs."
As shown in Figure 3, the arrow shows the boundary between the foundation and superstructure masonry block where there is no floor concrete bed and no damp-proof material.
The company not only manufactures and supplies bulk aggregates, industrial minerals, readymix concrete, masonry block products, structural and architectural precast components, and building supplies, it has been a Mack Trucks distributor since 1948.
Housing contractors and builders, estate management companies, concrete and masonry block manufacturers, precast concrete producers, plumbing contractors, civil engineering companies and others related to the business will attend.
DR Horton was originally going to use a standard masonry block wall, but due to the high cost of block fences in the Northwest, they saw RhinoRock as a much more economical option.
Constructed from brick, masonry block and reinforced concrete, and finished with drywall, drop ceilings, carpeting and lush landscaping features, the auditorium will be mainly used by the local school but is also capable of serving as an earthquake shelter for Huaytara's residents.
The works are divided into sections covering effects and assessments of the 2009 Abruzzo earthquake, seismic isolation and energy dissipation, ground motion, soil structure interaction and structural performance and individual papers address topics such as site effects analysis, evaluating steel reinforced beam-column joints, nonlinear vibrations of piles, nuclear power plant seismic evaluations and masonry block construction in the third world.