The term control-expansion joint is antiquated and no longer used within the standard since clarification has been provided on distinguishing these terms. Depending on their location the provisions of (2) and (3) may not comply with the requirements of the IBC. In instances where they do comply, experience has shown that these provisions have limited success in preventing cracks that can lead to water intrusion.
Keywordsbrown coat; cementitious; exterior plaster; fog coat—bond; portland cement; scratch coat; stucco;
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