masonry unit

masonry unit

A building unit fabricated of burnt clay, concrete, stone, or the like.
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The existing concrete masonry unit walls will be repainted, while new face brick, metal panels, a metal-panel-clad entry canopy, aluminum-clad cornices and storefront-style windows and doors will be added to the facade.
Year-over-year concrete masonry unit sales for 2017 increased 2.6 percent in the U.S.
There will be two events involved in the HCA activities such as the construction of elevated one-storey, three-room concrete masonry unit building with comfort room and septic tank in Brgy.
The project would include installation of seismic bracing to allow removal of a 30-foot-by-16-foot section of concrete masonry unit infill for a new storefront and entrance along Northwest Couch Street, new awnings, lighting, signage, operable storefront windows, and faade improvements.
Exterior skin is a combination of polished concrete masonry unit blocks, brick veneer and metal wall panels, as well as soffits.
To avoid local failure of masonry unit at the point of application of lateral load, a 50 mm thick steel plate was used to transfer the load from the jack.
Thus, a newly developed type of concrete masonry unit with self-insulating structures with low to medium heights in seismic area zones with severe ambient conditions is used for residential buildings [14].
Concrete Masonry Unit (CMU) rough-face finished block material was specifically chosen along the front facade at street level to aid in preventing graffiti.
Wei and Stewart [31], using LS-DYNA, found that increase in strength of mortar and masonry unit results in decrease of maximum deflection in masonry and rotation at support under small blast loading.
Mechanical characteristics of masonry, including deformations, depend on many factors: ability of masonry mortar to give back water, water absorption of masonry unit's, ambient temperature, humidity, quality of work, etc.
The masonry work by Lighthouse will include construction of concrete masonry unit walls for the parking garage and 60,000 square-feet of brick/castone veneer.
(i) Compressive strength and flexural strength of brick sample P-15 satisfy the minimum requirement for load-bearing masonry unit that can be utilized in the structural applications and nonload-bearing masonry units bricks sample P-20 that can be applied.