Through-Wall Brick East Amherst NY

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

E J Militello Concrete Inc
(716) 636-2288
6465 Transit Rd
East Amherst, NY
 
Ajax Smith, Inc.
(716) 877-1126
4000 River Rd.
Tonawanda, NY
 
Patriot Masonry & Construction,Inc.
(607) 988-6561
81 Willow St
Otego, NY
Services
Full Masonry & Construction services
Hours
M-F 8am-5pm

Chimney Wizards
(518) 427-7603
100 Lark St
Albany, NY
 
Colonie Masonry Corp Of Albany Inc
(518) 370-2471
1971 Western Ave # 231
Albany, NY
 
DM Padovano Construction
(716) 553-7447
320 Irvington Dr
Tonawanda, NY
 
Cotumaccio Luigi Masonry Contrctng Co
(718) 776-2661
9071 198th St
Jamaica, NY
 
Ganem Contracting Corp
(518) 877-7941
2023 U.S. 9
Round Lake, NY
 
Bixby Brink Landscape Contractors
(631) 673-7650
16 Gloria Ln
Huntington, NY
 
Di Pace Masonry Inc
(518) 459-1834
1 Kneeland St
Albany, 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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