Back Surface Texture: Scored, combed, wire roughened, ribbed, keybacked or dovetailed.
Available Products: Subject to compliance with requirements, products that may be incorporated into the Work include, but are not limited to, the following:
Retain subparagraph above for nonproprietary or subparagraph below for semiproprietary Specification. Refer to Division 1 Section “Materials and Equipment.”
Products: Subject to compliance with requirements, provide one of the following:
<Insert manufacturers’ names and product designations for acceptable face brick.>
Refer to American National Standards Institute (ANSI) A 137.1 for the commonly available sizes and shapes, physical properties, the basis for acceptance and methods of testing.
Glazed and Unglazed Ceramic Tile Units: ANSI A 137.1 [not less than 3/8 inch (10 mm)]
Body of glazed tile shall have a water absorption of less than 3 percent using ASTM C373.
Manufacturer shall warrant materials as frost-resistant.
Glazed units shall conform to ASTM C126.
Architectural Terra Cotta Units: Comply with requirements of Architectural Terra Cotta manufacturers’ standards for the application indicated.
Retain paragraph below if mortar setting brick unit joints before placing precast concrete mix.
Setting Mortar: Portland cement, ASTM C 150, Type I, and clean, natural sand, ASTM C 144. Mix at ratio of 1 part cement to 4 parts sand, by volume, with minimum water required for placement.
Delete paragraph and subparagraphs below if not filling thin brick unit joints with pointing grout after precast concrete panel production.
Latex-Portland Cement Pointing Grout: ANSI A118.6 and as follows:
Select one or both types of grout from first two subparagraphs below.
Dry-grout mixture, factory prepared, of portland cement, graded aggregate, and dry, redispersible, ethylene-vinyl-acetate additive for mixing with water; uniformly colored.
Commercial portland cement grout, factory prepared, with liquid styrene-butadiene rubber or acrylic-resin latex additive; uniformly colored.
Colors: [As indicated by manufacturer’s designations] [Match Architect’s samples] [As selected by Architect from manufacturer’s full range].
Retain paragraphs below if thin brick, ceramic tile, or full brick will be laid after casting of panel.
1. Thin brick and Ceramic Tile Units: [Dry-Set Mortar: ANSI A118.1] [Latex-Portland
Cement Mortar: ANSI A 118.4]