Through-Wall Brick Poughkeepsie NY

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

Newburgh Granite Tile & Masonry Contracting
(845) 236-1001
5301 Route 9W
Newburgh, NY
 
La Face Tile & Mason Co Inc
(315) 371-6964
414 Butternut St
Syracuse, NY
 
Obama Inc
(718) 321-0380
13225 Maple Ave
Flushing, NY
 
Fort Hill Landscape And Design Inc
(631) 271-8651
151 New York Ave
Huntington, NY
 
Empire Paving & Masonry
(631) 482-2478
56 Amityville Rd
Melville, NY
Services
construction company, asphalt, paving, patios, pools, stamped concrete, paving, driveways, masonry work, retaining wall
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Open 7 days a week from 7:00am-7:30pm
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Licensed, Insured, Bonded, Member of BBB, and Chamber of Commerce.

Malatesta Paladino Inc
(718) 523-5656
13919 109th Ave
Jamaica, NY
 
Pezzino Nely
(718) 358-1481
2221 Parsons Blvd
Flushing, NY
 
A La Marca Construction
(718) 526-7795
14402 91st Ave
Jamaica, NY
 
Hatiya Contracting Inc
(718) 395-7744
9322 74th Place
Woodhaven, 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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