Reconsolidation Improves Grouted Masonry Wall Panels


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Title: Reconsolidation Improves Grouted Masonry Wall Panels

Author(s): Manley W. Sahlberg

Publication: Journal Proceedings

Volume: 57

Issue: 12

Appears on pages(s): 689-696

Keywords: none

Date: 12/1/1960

The type of wall described is actually a reinforced concrete wall cast between bricks or masonry units which act as absorptive forms. It satisfies architects who like brick facings and it also use these walls to resist quakes. satisfies engineers who want to lateral forces induced by earth-The test described was started to demonstrate the practicability of high lift grouting of cavity masonry walls. Some panels were made without vibration, some used vibration or tamping, and others utilized vibration and revi bration.