unit masonry

masonry unit

A building unit fabricated of burnt clay, concrete, stone, or the like.
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Columbia Machine is now able to stock standard unit masonry molds, perform repairs and create a regional hub to offer new molds from its global manufacturing network.
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The rear facade is unit masonry with punched windows to allow natural light into the offices and consult areas.
Barger also serves on Committees C12 on Mortars and Grouts for Unit Masonry and C15 on Manufactured Masonry Units.
Exterior: Combination brick/CMU masonry and glass unit masonry
After reviewing CalStaras recycling and low-energy process value propositions and business plan calling for five additional fly ash-based unit masonry lines across the country over the next five years, Kane led a tour of the 63,000-sq.-ft.
The sixth edition of this reference manual on masonry standards for the building industry is based upon specifications determined by ASTM committees on both mortars and grouts for unit masonry and manufactured masonry units.
Notes: (1.) Under both ASTM C270, Standard Specification for Mortar for Unit Masonry, and CSA A179, Mortar and Grout for Unit Masonry, aggregate is measured in a damp, loose condition and 1 cu ft.
* prescriptive design rules for glass unit masonry and anchored veneers.
Other constructions that probably need expansion joints include unit masonry and brick or brick veneer walls (both above and below grade), particularly if their uninterrupted length is 30 feet or more, and vinyl and metal exterior sidings.
"Given some of the natural disasters of recent years, benefits of unit masonry in regards to optimizing sites, resiliency and performance have to get the attention of the code writing community and compel authorities to keep a stronger building code in place," he adds.