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Installation - General Information Download

Publisher: MIA
Year: 2016

DSDM Chapter - Installation General Information

This chapter contains some basic installation information, much of it being applicable to both horizontal and vertical installation. Descriptions of independently supported veneer systems versus stacked veneer systems are given in this chapter. Mechanical anchor types and metals, adhesive installations and limitations, supports, venting, hysteresis, efflorescence, expansion and movement joints are introduced. Portland cement based thinsets and epoxy based thinsets as discussed as well as how to select which is appropriate for a given installation. Common elastomeric joint sealers are defined in this section. Three pages of graphics show over 30 types of common stone anchors.

This chapter is taken from version 8.0 of the Dimension Stone Design Manual (DSDM). This manual is the stone industry's single-source reference for dimensional stone design and construction facts and details.

NOTE: if you are ordering 4 or more DSDM chapter downloads, it is recommended that you order the full DSDM download or the hardcopy 3-ring binder format which includes a flash drive of each chapter in pdf format. AutoCAD® users should refer to the AutoCAD® flash drive/binder combo.

This item may also be available free of charge in the Natural Stone Resource Library.


From MIA, 2016, 14 pages (3 pages of drawings) / pdf download

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