Through-Wall Brick Utica NY

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

D P Building Co
(315) 395-8608
3650 James St Ste 211
Syracuse, NY
 
SLR Industries Inc.
(631) 893-3934
411 Broadway
West Babylon, NY
Services
Patios, Driveways, Walks, Pools
Hours
7am to 530pm

Dbl Masonry
(518) 577-2186
26b College View Dr
Albany, NY
 
TONYS MASONRY
(917) 402-5202
262 wilson avenue
staten island, NY
Services
MASONRY SPECIALISTS

Bosco & Sons Mason Contracting
(631) 385-9107
1036 Park Ave
Huntington, NY
 
Kneeland Constr Co
(518) 452-7320
25 Corporate Cir Ste 3
Albany, NY
 
Mauriello Construction
(518) 283-5321
6 Bentley Ave
Albany, NY
 
Ajax Smith, Inc.
(716) 877-1126
4000 River Rd.
Tonawanda, NY
 
Hatiya Contracting Inc
(718) 395-7744
9322 74th Place
Woodhaven, NY
 
Colonie Masonry Corp Of Albany Inc
(518) 370-2471
1971 Western Ave # 231
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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