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Bond Beam at Top of Block Foundation

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Updated Nov 30, 2011
Bond Beam at Top of Block Foundation Mold & Moisture Control

Products Used

Mortar Belt

MB3550
What Mortar Belt Does
  • It stops and holds trash mortar away from core sides and bottoms.
  • It stops trash mortar from plugging weep holes.
  • It’s easy to install (3.5" wide, 50' long rolls).
How to Install Mortar Belt
  • Center on wall every 4 to 6 courses.
  • Caution — Mortar Belt should not be used when masonry unit cells are less than 5" wide.
Shipping Information & Product Specifications
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Product NumberMB 3550
Roll Length (Feet)50
Rolls Per Bundle4
Linear Feet per Bundle200
Bundles Per Box4
Linear Feet per Box800
Boxes per Pallet 12
Linear Feet per Pallet 9600
Pallet Size 48" x 40" x 49"

Mortar Belt Specifications
Made of Recycleable Materials

0.024" (0.6 mm) thick high impact polystyrene strip formed with 3/16" (4.8 mm) deep corrugations; 3 3/8" wide, 50'-0" (15 m) long continuous belt. System shall be designed to suspend and trap trash mortar occurring within the cells of CMU.

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Cavity Weep

CV5010
What Cavity Weep Does
  • It forms the bottom side of the bed joint of mortar.
  • It creates 4 weep holes every 9.5".
  • All weep holes are at the lowest point of cavity.
  • It is translucent in color and blends with mortar.
How to Install Cavity Weep
  • Place Cavity Weep™ on flashing with continuous belt centered in cavity and legs extending out from face of wall about 1” to 1.5”.
  • Place bed joint of mortar on Cavity Weep™ and lay masonry units.
  • Tool joints and lightly score legs at face of wall and crack off by pushing downward while mortar is still plastic.
  • Finish tool joint and brush.
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Product NumberCV 5010
Roll Length (Feet)25
Rolls Per Bundle4
Linear Feet per Bundle100
Bundles per Box6
Linear Feet per Box600
Boxes per Pallet16
Linear Feet per Pallet9600
Pallet Size48" x 40" x 64"

Cavity Weep Specifications
Made of Recycleable Materials

MTI Cavity Weep (CV 5010); 2 1/4" (57 mm) wide weep legs at 9 1/2" (241 mm) on center; continuous belt 1" (25.4 mm) wide; and total width of 6" (152mm).

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