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BACKUP ROD [1 record]

Record 1 2011-05-20

English

Subject field(s)
  • Masonry Practice
  • Joints and Connections (Construction)
DEF

A rod used behind a sealant to reduce its depth and to support it against sag or indentation.

CONT

Three different materials, compressible fillers, backup rods and exterior caulking or sealant, make up the masonry control joints.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Maçonnerie
  • Joints et assemblages (Construction)
OBS

(...) lorsque l'on monte un mur de remplissage en grandes surfaces et de faible épaisseur, que ce soit en briques pleines ou creuses, il est indispensable (...) de prévoir (...) des raidisseurs en cornières en T ou en double T. (...) Ces raidisseurs sont parfois remplacés par des fers de béton armé (...) L'espacement habituel de ces séries de barres est d'environ 80 cm à 1,20, soit 1 m en moyenne.

Spanish

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