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NCMA Solutions Center: Updated MSV Installation Guide released

November 1, 2019

From NCMA eNewsOctober 31, 2019 The third printing of the 5th Edition of the NCMA MSV Installation Guide has been released. Changes to this version include updated recommendations for the use of cement board in MSV installations, revisions to recommended lath materials and overall updates to match NCMA branding. Click here to review the latest…
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NCMA Solutions Center: What does the term “hybrid masonry” mean?

October 4, 2019

From NCMA eNewsOctober 3, 2019 Hybrid masonry refers to a structural system that incorporates framed structures with reinforced masonry walls. The framed structure can be in the form of structural steel or reinforced concrete, each of which has different construction details for banding the masonry assembly and the framed structure. See TEK 3-3BHybrid Concrete Masonry…
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NCMA Solutions Center: Can I use steel reinforcement in screen walls?

September 20, 2019

From NCMA eNewsSeptember 19, 2019 Yes, steel reinforcement is permitted where it can be embedded in mortar joints, bond beam courses, or grouted into continuous vertical cells. Screen walls are very versatile and is used in both exterior and interior applications. Curtain walls, fences, sun screens and room dividers are few of the numerous applications…
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