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Re: grouting requirements for fire resistant CMU

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Like I said, I am not fire-rating expert.  ;-)  I am sure that they is
some publication/someone out there who has established "accepted" hour
ratings for masonry wall, with or without grout, similar to what UL does.

Although not an expert, I am not sure if that is quite true.  UL does have
rating for floor assembilies (i.e. metal deck with cast in place concrete
with or without field applied fire-proofing) least from what I

Best way to verify is get your hands on a UL book and look for CMU walls.


Ypsilanti, MI

On Thu, 5 Jun 2003 GSKWY(--nospam--at) wrote:

> I believe Underwriter's Lab only fire-rates things that are produced in a
> factory, i.e. produced under controlled conditions.  I'm not sure it rates CMU
> that is grouted in  the field.
> It rates various precast-pre-tensioned assemblies, for example,  but does not
> rate cast-in-place post-tensioned construction.
> Gail Kelley

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