Through-Wall Brick Ballston Spa NY

Through-wall brick in Ballston Spa are called different names by different manufacturers. But they all have one thing in common: a finished surface on both faces.

Ganem Contracting Corp
(518) 877-7941
2023 U.S. 9
Round Lake, NY
 
Kabinet King
(718) 291-5023
17605 Linden Blvd
Jamaica, NY
 
Sanyo Enterprises Usa Inc
(718) 846-8100
11617 Sutphin Blvd
Jamaica, NY
 
Cotumaccio Luigi Masonry Contrctng Co
(718) 776-2661
9071 198th St
Jamaica, NY
 
Mr B Home Repairs
(718) 206-4900
10640 Guy R Brewer Blvd
Jamaica, NY
 
Heritage Masonry Restoration
(315) 423-9889
421 Burnet Ave
Syracuse, NY
 
Alpha Design Corp
(718) 291-5023
17605 Linden Blvd
Jamaica, NY
 
Newburgh Granite Tile & Masonry Contracting
(845) 236-1001
5301 Route 9W
Newburgh, NY
 
Academic Stone Setters Inc
(718) 463-7395
2907 119th St
Flushing, NY
 
Prima Plastering Inc
(631) 427-8699
77 Soundview Rd
Huntington, NY
 

Through-Wall Brick

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Source: Masonry Construction
Publication date: September 1, 1990

By Todd Watson

Abstract: Through-wall brick are called different names by different manufacturers. But they all have one thing in common: a finished surface on both faces. Hollow through-wall units must meet ASTM C 652; solid units must meet ASTM C 216. Generally, through-wall brick is a load-bearing brick larger than standard brick and used in a single-wythe wall. The walls usually are reinforced and grouted to increase tensile and shear strength. The nominal through-wall dimension is usually 4, 6, 8, 10, or 12 inches and the bricks can be up to 16 inches long. Hollow units have more than 25% cored area.LESS TIME AND MONEYArchitects specify through-wall brick for several reasons: low cost, high strength, quick construction, and a ready-made finish on both wall faces. Single-wythe brick walls go up fast because the units are larger and two wythes aren't needed.REINFORCING ADDS STRENGTHIn seismic areas and in areas with high winds, single-wythe brick walls must be reinforced and grouted. The ultimate strength of the wall depends on the grout, amount of rebar, and the compressive strength of the brickwork.

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