STP778

    Shelf Angle Component Considerations in Cavity Wall Construction

    Published: Jan 1982


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    Abstract

    An evaluation is made of the key features of shelf angle support and its related components with suggested alignment tolerances; shimming methods; flashing treatment to avoid corrosion, movement restricting mortar placement, and water permeance to the interior; and sealing of the joint between the flashing and masonry below.

    Keywords:

    brick, cavity wall, corrosion, end dams, flashing, horseshoe shims, joint filler, masonry, masonry construction, mortar, sealant, shelf angle, spacer shims, weepholes, wedge type inserts, veneer wall


    Author Information:

    Parise, CJ
    Associate and Corporate Consulting Architect, Smith, Hinchman, and Grylls, Detroit, Mich.


    Paper ID: STP30120S

    Committee/Subcommittee: C15.02

    DOI: 10.1520/STP30120S


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