EZG Manufacturing
Federated Insurance
Fraco USA, Inc.
Hohmann and Barnard, Inc.
Husqvarna Construction Products N.A.
iQ Power Tools
Kennison Forest Products, Inc.
Mortar Net Solutions
Non-Stop Scaffolding
Southwest Scaffolding
Tradesmen's Software, Inc.

Masonry Crack Prevention: Causes, Design Practices & Repair Methods

Provider: Informa
Discipline: Codes & Standards
Credits: 1.50

How do you know what caused the crack in your building, and what type of fix you should use? Causes might be structural loads, thermal expansion, moisture-related movement or foundation issues. Evaluation of types of cracks found in a masonry wall along with simple procedures used to diagnose causes of cracks will be covered. This seminar will concentrate on crack repair and different methods available to ensure attendees will have correct solutions to masonry cracking problems.

1. Clarify different types of cracks found in masonry walls
2. Explore brick masonry expansion, concrete block shrinkage & movement joints for accommodating expansion & shrinkage
3. Assess methods for monitoring masonry cracks to determine if active active or dormant crack
4. Examine common crack repair methods & when to use each

For more information please visit or contact Informa at 972-536-6416.

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“The MCAA stands for a comradery among people who truly care about masonry.”

Guy Surprise
Got Brick? LLC
MCAA member since 2014

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