Unformatted text preview: can be put in to place relatively quickly taking less labor time. The large shape of the CMU is also cost effective because it replaces twelve normal size bricks. 6. Vertical reinforcing is accomplished by placing steel bars into the centers of the CMU. Horizontal reinforcing is generally accomplished by placing heavy wire in-between the layers of CMU inside of the grout. Bond beam blocks can also be used if steel bar is to be layer both vertically and horizontally....
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- Spring '08
- Mortar, concrete masonry units, Concrete masonry unit