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RE: Reinforced Concrete Blockwork Construction

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No, I do not mean metal pop cans.  Typically, a very light gage, square
(slightly less than 6" x 6"), with a slight depression (the shape of the
cell) in the middle which allows it to nestle down and center itself on
the CMU cell.  But I imagine anything that does not interfere with the
mortar joint and is not made of bare aluminum (reactive with the mortar
and grout) which satisfactorily blocks the leakage of the grout will

-----Original Message-----
From: Caldwell, Stan [mailto:scaldwell(--nospam--at)]
Sent: Tuesday, July 27, 1999 11:50 AM
To: 'seaint(--nospam--at)'
Subject: RE: Reinforced Concrete Blockwork Construction

Jeffery Seegert wrote:
... the best method would be the installation of the light gage metal

Do you mean like pop and beer cans?  I would never specify Pepsi, but
seems to be the favorite around here.

Roger C. Davis
SDS Architects, Inc
205 N. Dewey Street
Eau Claire, WI 54703


For many years, I have been led to believe that the favorite beverage in
Claire is Leinenkugels!

Stan Caldwell, P.E., F.ASCE
Dallas, Texas (in the Land of Shiner Bock)