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Tag: Quality of Materials Quality of Materials for Masonry

Materials used in masonry construction should be capable of meeting the requirements of the applicable standard of ASTM. Second-hand materials should be used only with extreme caution. Much salvaged brick, for example, comes from demolition of old buildings constructed of solid brick in which hard-burned units were used on the exterior and salmon units as backup. Because the color differences that guided the original

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