Post-Tensioning

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Test Methods for Sampling and Testing Brick and Structural Clay Tile Revised

C67 - Standard Test Methods for Sampling and Testing Brick and Structural Clay Tile has been revised to C67-14 developed by Committee C15.02, ASTM BOS Volume 04.05. More

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C1272 Standard Specification for Heavy Vehicular Paving Brick Has Been Revised

Here's a look at the updated C1272 - 14a Standard Specification for Heavy Vehicular Paving Brick. More

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Standard Specification for Adhered Manufactured Stone Masonry Veneer Units Has Been Revised

Here's a look at the revisions to C1670 - 14 Standard Specification for Adhered Manufactured Stone Masonry Veneer Units. More

Surface Mottling of Mortar Joints
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Surface Mottling of Mortar Joints

When the mortar color does not meet expectations, the designer's vision is... More

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Q&A: Various Wall Flashing for Exterior Chimneys

What's the right way to flash an exterior masonry chimney to the wall of the house? More

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Air Leaks in Homes Insulated With Spray Foam

Green Building Advisor looks at preventing air leakage when using spray foam to create an air barrier. More

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Post-Tensioned Masonry: The Positive Effects of Stress

Post-tensioned masonry offers a new structural application characterized by a relatively simple construction technique and competitive cost. More

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Post-Tensioned Masonry Slashes the Need for Grout

Unlike conventional reinforced masonry, which requires grout in every core containing rebar, post-tensioning tendons don't need grout. More

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Post-Tensioning Systems Show Promise

Post-tensioning is a form of prestressing that works well for masonry. More

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