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Troubleshooting Masonry Part I: Cracks and Movement

Provider: Informa
Discipline: Masonry Products
Credits: 1.50

How do you know what caused the crack in your building, and what type of fix you should use? Causes might be structural loads, thermal expansion, moisture-related movement, or foundation issues. Evaluation of types of cracks you might find in a masonry wall and simple procedures used to diagnose the cause of cracks will be covered. This seminar will concentrate on crack repair and different methods available to ensure attendees will have correct solutions cracking problems.

1. Clarify different types of cracks that might be found in masonry walls
2. Explore brick masonry expansion, concrete block shrinkage, and types of movement joints for accommodating expansion and shrinkage
3. Assess different methods to monitor masonry cracks to determine if a crack is active or dormant
4. Examine common crack repair methods and determine when to use each type of repair

For more information please visit or contact Informa at 972-536-6416.

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“The MCAA is working to solidify our industry.”

Donald McCauley
Hunt Country Masonry, Inc.
MCAA member since 2010

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