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Relief Angle Brick Concrete Masonry Failures

Continuous steel brick relief angles were installed approximately 4″ below each floor level. Caulking at windows exhibited systemic cohesive failure. Improper detailing as it relates to building movement can be another problem. The concrete expands at a slower rate than… Continue reading

Bar Connections Strengthening Existing Steel Joist

Warren type truss configuration and incorporated two top chord bars and two bottom chord bars. Some modifications have included welding steel plates, angles, channels, and rounds to the joist chords in an effort to increase the gross section modulus of… Continue reading

Halfen SUPPORT SYSTEM

To ensure that such a façade remains durable over the long term, the dead load of the outer skin of brick must be transferred to the building structure. Different brackets are available which permit either assembly on the top or… Continue reading

Lintels Brick Veneer Lintel

This leaves me with the need to update my lintel schedule on the job. Masonry veneers can also be attached to poured concrete walls. The slab edge is then supported by a spandrel beam. Masonry veneer shall not support any… Continue reading

Subpart And Construction Concrete Masonry Safety Training

Are your employees engaged in cast-in-place concrete operations? If a trainer is instructing on a particular topic, the guides streamline the process by providing only the needed regulations. Definitions applicable to this subpart. Print chapters, sections, and subsections for frequently used code more...

Limited Access Zones Around Wall Construction Requirements Except 29 1926.706

Scope, application, and definitions applicable to this subpart. Requirements for equipment and tools. Bull float means a tool used to spread out and smooth concrete. They may be convenient and economical but one fall that results in a doctor visit… Continue reading