Through-Wall Brick Ithaca NY

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

Pezzino Nely
(718) 358-1481
2221 Parsons Blvd
Flushing, NY
 
Bosco & Sons Mason Contracting
(631) 385-9107
1036 Park Ave
Huntington, NY
 
Seven Stars Construction Inc
(631) 451-1787
911 Old Medford Ave
Medford, NY
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TONYS MASONRY
(917) 402-5202
262 wilson avenue
staten island, NY
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E J Militello Concrete Inc
(716) 636-2288
6465 Transit Rd
East Amherst, NY
 
Ipek Z & Sons Inc
(518) 371-2544
7 Railroad Ave
Albany, NY
 
Ganem Contracting Corp
(518) 877-7941
2023 U.S. 9
Round Lake, NY
 
Anastasio Inc
(631) 499-1777
1633 E Jericho Tpke
Huntington, NY
 
Dbl Masonry
(518) 577-2186
26b College View Dr
Albany, NY
 
Nys Concrete Masonry Assoc
(518) 464-1806
6 Airline Dr Ste 102
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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