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1

aka, ceramic veneer

Terra Cotta

2

high-fired clay unit,
cladding and decorative purposes

Terra Cotta

3

bique:

Terra Cotta base unit w/o glaze.

4

Terra Cotta weight compared w stone

1/10

5

Terra Cotta process for adhesion

back cast w dovetail slots,
applied on mortared board.

*as w other veneer stone,
code limits size,
one piece to 15lb/ft.

6

Terra Cotta adhered units not >__ thickness.

1 ¼”

7

Terra Cotta process for anchor

w stainless steel/galvanized anchors
(min 1 ¼” thick),
and full grout backing.

8

Gypsum Block was used for

nonloadbearing partitions, fireproofing structural elements.

9

Glass block limits

nonloadbearing.
ext. panels to 144 sqft total.
15ft any direction.

10

Glass blocks come in two types and 3 finishes

hollow (w partial insulating vacuum)

or solid unit

clear/textured/patterned face

11

Glass Block laid in this bond.

because

stack bond.

horizontal and vertical reinforcement req'd.

12

Glass Block uses these types mortar

S or N

13

Glass Block uses expansion strips on these sides of panel

top and sides

14

Glass Block intermediate stiffeners req'd at

large expanses

15

Cast Stone materials

portland cement/sand/light aggregates

16

Terrazzo materials

stone chips w cement

17

Stone Finishing/Shaping Terms:
Rubble

stone used w/ little or no shaping

18

Stone Finishing/Shaping Terms:
Squared Stone

slightly shaped edges, creating vertical joints

19

Stone Finishing/Shaping Terms:
Ashlar (aka Cut Stone)

highly shaped stone

20

Stone Arranging Terms:
Range

uniform course for entire length of wall

21

Stone Arranging Terms:
Broken Range

coursed for short distances

22

Stone Arranging Terms:
Random

no attempt to align vertical joints

23

Stone Veneer thickness

¾-1 ¼” sheets

24

Dimension stone:

actual cut stone block.