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NCMA Solutions Center: TEK 10-02D updated with new provisions

November 11, 2019

From NCMA eNewsNovember 7, 2019 NCMA’s TEK Note on the empirical method for control joint locations has recently been updated to reflect new provisions for control joint spacing for reduced height CMU. For assemblies using 4 inch nominal height CMU, new recommendation limit the maximum spacing of control joints to 1.5 times the wall height,…
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NCMA Solutions Center: TEK 10-02D updated with new provisions

October 25, 2019

From NCMA eNewsOctober 24, 2019 NCMA’s TEK Note on the empirical method for control joint locations has recently been updated to reflect new provisions for control joint spacing for reduced height CMU. For assemblies using 4 inch nominal height CMU, new recommendation limit the maximum spacing of control joints to 1.5 times the wall height,…
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NCMA Solutions Center: Can I construct concrete masonry assemblies in any layout dimension?

October 22, 2019

From NCMA eNewsOctober 17, 2019 Yes. However, it is best practice to keep a modular coordination when constructing concrete masonry assemblies as this helps to maximize construction efficiency and economy. Maintaining modular dimensions makes it easier to install steel reinforcements, windows, doors and also helps to maintain an aesthetically pleasing assembly. For more information on…
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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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