Stone or masonry unit that projects back from the facing wall into a backup wall.Bond stone is designed to tie the two walls or wythes together.A piece of brick usually half the full size or smaller.The bottom side of a brick or block as it has been laid in the wall.A water-repellent or non-water absorbent fill material that pours readily into cores of masonry units or cavity type walls.A cementitious component of highwater-cement ratio, permitting it to be poured into spaces within a masonry wall.A section of masonry work that spans an opening and supports not only its own weight, but also the weight of the masonry work above it.A flexible foam rod tubing either open or closed call used to maintain a constant joint design.
Granular material consisting of normal weight or lightweight particles used with a cementing medium to form concrete masonry, mortar or grout.
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Metal or strap usually made of brass, stainless steel or galvanized steel.