Through-Wall Brick Binghamton NY

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

Tersal Construction
(315) 476-6762
109 Factory Ave
Syracuse, NY
 
Lari Construction Limited
(315) 701-0444
2572 Erie Blvd E Ste 2
Syracuse, NY
 
J & C Masonry and Landscaping Inc.
(914) 941-8146
198 Spring Street
Ossining, NY
 
Expert Chimney
(315) 469-5004
4800 Mcdonald Rd Ste 1
Syracuse, NY
 
Nys Concrete Masonry Assoc
(518) 464-1806
6 Airline Dr Ste 102
Albany, NY
 
Chimney Wizards
(518) 427-7603
100 Lark St
Albany, NY
 
Prima Plastering Inc
(631) 427-8699
77 Soundview Rd
Huntington, NY
 
Hopkins & Reilly Mason Contractors Inc
(315) 474-0161
419 Hiawatha Blvd E
Syracuse, NY
 
Anastasio Inc
(631) 499-1777
1633 E Jericho Tpke
Huntington, NY
 
SLR Industries Inc.
(631) 893-3934
411 Broadway
West Babylon, NY
Services
Paving Masonry
Hours
7am to 5pm, Mon thru Fri
Awards
Best on Long Island
Membership Organizations
ICPI, LIAPMA

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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