Amerimix
CrewTracks
EZ Scaffold Corp.
EZG Manufacturing
Federated Insurance
Fraco USA, Inc.
Hohmann and Barnard, Inc.
Husqvarna Construction Products N.A.
Hydro Mobile, Inc.
iQ Power Tools
Kennison Forest Products, Inc.
Mortar Net Solutions
Non-Stop Scaffolding
Southwest Scaffolding
SPEC MIX LLC
Stabila
Tradesmen's Software, Inc.
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Joint Reinforcement

Some type of horizontal reinforcement should be used with all concrete masonry construction to help control shrinkage cracks. Full story

Masonry Wall Systems

Wall Systems

Learn how to design and build eleven of the most popular masonry wall systems in use today for optimal performance. Includes details, design tips, energy ratings and more.


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Masonry Tech Notes

Tech Notes

Download hundreds of masonry technical notes for brick and concrete masonry construction.


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Technical Talks

Technical Talks

Access a library featuring dozens of masonry technical talks on a number of topics including flashing, efflorescence, mortar and grout.


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Masonry Technical Resources

Technical Resources

Technical resources for masonry are available including design guides, technical manuals, reports and more.


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Spec Sheets

Spec Sheets

Find and download guide specification sheets for a variety of masonry products including mortar, brick, CMU, and more.


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Barrier Wall: Stone Veneer/Reinforced Concrete Block

Barrier Wall: Stone Veneer/Reinforced Concrete Block

This solid masonry wall features a structural concrete block backup system with a classic, natural stone façade. Full story

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Bond Beams

Bond Beams

A bond beam is a horizontally reinforced element in a masonry wall that provides resistance to shear loads and also helps distribute lateral loads throughout the wall section. Full story

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Cavity Wall: Brick Veneer/Reinforced Concrete Block

Cavity Wall: Brick Veneer/Reinforced Concrete Block

Designed to stand the test of time, this all-masonry wall system pairs a concrete block structure with brick for a beautiful, durable, and maintenance-free façade. Full story

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Mortar

Mortar

Mortar performs many functions: it fills gaps between units, bonds the units together, provides weather protection. Full story

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United Masonry Incorporated
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