SECTION 04222

WATER LEAKAGE-CONTROLLING CONCRETE MASONRY UNITS
Master Builders, Inc. ? CONTROL-BLOK®
GENERAL NOTES TO SPECIFIER:
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SPECIFICATIONS INSTITUTE, AND THEREFORE MAY BE USED WITH MOST MASTER SPECIFICATION SYSTEMS WITH
MINOR EDITING.
EDIT CAREFULLY TO SUIT PROJECT REQUIREMENTS. MODIFY AS NECESSARY AND DELETE ITEMS THAT ARE NOT
APPLICABLE. VERIFY THAT REFERENCED SECTION NUMBERS AND TITLES ARE CORRECT. (NUMBERS AND TITLES
REFERENCED ARE BASED ON MASTERFORMAT, 1995 EDITION).
THIS SECTION ASSUMES THE PROJECT MANUAL WILL CONTAIN COMPLETE DIVISION 1 DOCUMENTS INCLUDING
SECTIONS 01330? SUBMITTAL PROCEDURES, 01620? PRODUCT OPTIONS, 01630? PRODUCT SUBSTITUTION
PROCEDURES, 01660? PRODUCT STORAGE AND HANDLING REQUIREMENTS, 01740? CLEANING, 01770? CLOSEOUT
PROCEDURES, AND 01780? CLOSEOUT SUBMITTALS. CLOSE COORDINATION WITH DIVISION 1 SECTIONS IS REQUIRED.
IF THE PROJECT MANUAL DOES NOT CONTAIN THESE SECTIONS, ADDITIONAL INFORMATION SHOULD BE INCLUDED
UNDER THE APPROPRIATE ARTICLES.
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OTHER MANUFACTURERS WHICH COMPLY WITH THE CRITERIA SPECIFIED HEREIN, OR CLOSED PROPRIETARY TYPE
BY MAKING THE APPROPRIATE SELECTION IN ARTICLE 2.02 B.
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OR
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THIS SECTION SPECIFIES SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS FOR WATER LEAKAGE-CONTROLLING CONCRETE MASONRY
UNITS AND IS INTENDED TO BE USED WITH ANOTHER DIVISION 4 CONCRETE MASONRY SECTION FOR GENERAL
CONCRETE MASONRY REQUIREMENTS.

PART 1 - GENERAL
1.01

SUMMARY
A.

Section Includes: Water leakage-controlling concrete masonry units incorporating
proprietary design features and an integral polymeric water-repellent admixture.

INSERT APPROPRIATE SECTION NUMBER(S) IN FOLLOWING PARAGRAPH COVERING BASIC CONCRETE MASONRY
MATERIALS AND METHODS.

B.

Requirements specified herein are in addition to those in Section(s) __________________.
In the event of conflict between this section and the aforementioned section(s), this section
shall govern with respect to work related to water leakage-controlling concrete masonry
units.
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1. Reference Section 01330? Submittal Procedures. Shop Drawings: Flashing and weep hole details. SYSTEM DESCRIPTION A. Samples: 04222 . C. Related Sections: 1.2 . _____? Waterproofing. _____? Joint Sealants. 4. OTHERWISE DELETE FOLLOWING PARAGRAPH. 2. _____? Dampproofing. Alternates: 1. B. 1.02 REFERENCES A. SUBMITTALS A. 1. Product Data: Water leakage-controlling concrete masonry units and admixtures.04 E. and Newblock Corp. and molded polyethylene flashing pans. Manufacturer: Licensed producer of water leakage-controlling concrete masonry units. NCMA TEK 19-4A: Flashing Strategies for Concrete Masonry Walls. _____? Flashing and Sheet Metal. D. B. ASTM E 514? Standard Test Method for Water Penetration and Leakage Through Masonry. Less than 0. Inc. Water Leakage-Controlling Concrete Masonry Units: Concrete masonry units manufactured with proprietary design features and admixtures to virtually prevent moisture from reaching interior surfaces. F. ASTM C 140? Standard Test Methods of Sampling and Testing Concrete Masonry Units.COORDINATE WITH BASIC UNIT MASONRY SECTION AND VERIFY THAT IT INCLUDES THE PARAGRAPH: “PRODUCTS INSTALLED BUT NOT SUPPLIED UNDER THIS SECTION: WATER LEAKAGE -CONTROLLING CONCRETE MASONRY UNITS. 2.03 1. 0 percent dampness and no water leakage at back of wall. 2. ASTM C 270? Standard Specification for Mortar for Unit Masonry. INCLUDE APPROPRIATE LANGUAGE BELOW IF PRODUCTS SPECIFIED IN THIS SECTION ARE TO BE BID AS ALTERNATES. Licensor: Master Builders. D. ASTM C 90? Standard Specification for Load-bearing Concrete Masonry Units. DEFINITIONS A. NCMA TEK 19-5A: Flashing Details for Concrete Masonry Walls.05 Performance Requirements: ASTM E 514 test wall: 1. 3.” C. Reference Section 01230? Alternates.30 liters of total water collection in the core areas of block after 72 hours of testing. C. 3. submit following items: 1.

AND. Review substrate conditions. Qualifications: Proof of licensor. Qualifications: 1. IF INCLUDED THERE. Installer Qualifications: Documented experience in erection of concrete masonry structures similar to that required for this project. manufacturer. 2. 1. 4. Reference Section 01660? Product Storage and Handling Requirements. IF MOCK-UPS ARE SPECIFIED IN THE BASIC CONCRETE MASONRY SECTION.06 Selection Samples: Manufacturer’s standard selection samples showing full range of finishes. 3. Quality Assurance/Control Submittals: a. Must be capable of providing on-site field service representation upon request during construction period. Description of Licensor’s quality control program including normal tests performed. and texture selected.a. Distribute minutes to attendees within 72 hours. Verification Samples: Full size units of each finish. IF MOCK -UPS ARE SPECIFIED IN THIS SECTION. 04222 . Sub-Contractor and Manufacturer’s Representative or Distributor. requirements of related work. b. and installer qualifications. QUALITY ASSURANCE A. installation instructions. Test Reports: 1) Quality Assurance test reports. Inc. 4. Architect. and textures available. Licensee of Master Builders. c. SHOULD BE DELETED FROM THIS SECTION. Licensor’s Installation Instructions: Water leakage-controlling concrete masonry units and admixtures. Licensor Qualifications: Minimum five years experience in licensing the production of water leakage-controlling concrete masonry units. 1. STORAGE. storage and handling procedures. color. 2) Source Quality Control test reports. Mock-Ups: D. General Contractor. AND HANDLING A. B. 3. d. THESE REQUIREMENTS ARE TYPICALLY IN THE BASIC CONCRETE MASONRY SECTION.3 . Manufacturer Qualifications: a. Convene meeting at project site within one week of scheduled start of installation with representatives of the following in attendance: Owner. Test Reports? Water Leakage-Controlling Concrete Masonry Units: NCMA certified independent testing laboratory reports showing compliance with performance requirements and physical characteristics. colors. b. and Newblock Corp. MASTER BUILDERS AND NEWBLOCK RECOMMEND INCLUDING THE REQIUREMENT FOR A MOCK -UP AND PREINSTALLATION MEETING IN THE PROJECT. Keep minutes of meeting including responsibilities of various parties and deviations from specifications and installation instructions.07 DELIVERY. Pre-Installation Meeting: 1. VERIFY THAT THE MOCK -UP INCLUDES WATER LEAKAGE CONTROLLING CONCRETE MASONRY UNITS. b. INCLUDE SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS AS DESIRED. and protection measures. C. 2.

Inc.543. Water Permeation: Minimum resistance equivalent to 62. 5. 04222 . b.0625 inch (1.O. Pa. Classification: [Normal weight] [Medium weight] [Lightweight]. 1. P. Size and Shape: As shown on Drawings. B. water-repellent admixture system.3860 B.com www. Molded Polyethylene Flashing Pan: Blok-Flash™ high density molded polyethylene composition pan. Mortar: Type S. ACCESSORIES A.masterbuilders. OH 44122 Tel: Fax: E-Mail: Website: (800) 628-9990 (216) 831-6910 ksroka@mbt.04 Color: [____________] [As shown on Drawings]. 2. MATERIALS A. Product: Control-Blok® including Rheomix® Rheopel™ polymeric. Box 218.59 mm) thick with perimeter flanges and integral weep spout.02 2. Texture: [____________] [As shown on Drawings].PART 2 .PRODUCTS 2. 4.4 . 6. 23700 Chagrin Boulevard Cleveland.01 LICENSOR A. Exposed Face(s) Finish: INSERT COLOR AND TEXTURE BELOW AS SELECTED FROM MANUFACTURER’S STANDARD RANGES. 17557. Inc. Water Leakage-Controlling Concrete Masonry Units: ASTM C 90 and as follows: 1. Phone: 800.net MANUFACTURER A. 3. New Holland Concrete. Substitutions: None permitted. Ontario Canada N0R 1A0 Tel: Fax: E-Mail: (519) 727-5255 (519) 727-5562 newblock@mnsi. OR SELECT “AS SHOWN ON DRAWINGS” AND VERIF Y THAT ALL COLORS AND TEXTURES ARE SHOWN. New Holland. 2.03 Master Builders. and facilitate improved mortar joint integrity. Design Features: Provide design features that significantly limit moisture migration to interior surfaces. C. 1635 County Rd. as manufactured by Masonry Specialty Products. a. 2. 22 PO Box 309 Belle River. Integral Polymeric Water-Repellent Admixture: Rheomix® Rheopel™ as manufactured by Master Builders. Integral Polymeric Water-Repellent Admixture: Rheomix® Rheopel™ Mortar Admixture as manufactured by Master Builders.5 mi (100 km) per hour winddriven rain. Inc.com Newblock Corp. (877) 352-7448. 0.

2.04 Manufacturer's Field Services: Manufacturer’s representative shall be available for periodic site visits upon request. Follow Licensor’s instructions.5 . END OF SECTION1 1 This specification was prepared specifically for Master Builders.03 EXAMINATION A. Install Blok-Flash flashing pans in accordance with Masonry Specialty Products instructions. CA 94606 -1124. CLEANING A.000 units for this project. No. 1.05 MORTAR MIXES A. FIELD QUALITY CONTROL A.06 Mix in accordance with ASTM C 270. INSTALLATION A. density. by Architectural Specification Consultants. Inc.. B. 2. C.01 3. Issue Date: January 6. Test in accordance with Licensor’s quality control program for water permeation resistance. PART 3 . 2.02 3. Comments or suggestions for improvement should be addressed to: ASC. 3. Reference Section 01740? Cleaning. C.EXECUTION 3. 1. Test in accordance with ASTM C 140 for compressive strength. Examine substrates upon which work will be installed. 2000 04222 . Coordinate with responsible entity to perform corrective work on unsatisfactory substrates. Tel: (510) 893-3704. 311 Wayne Ave. and absorption. Tests: Perform one test for each production set-up and each 10. Oakland. SOURCE QUALITY CONTROL A. Include admixture and follow admixture label instructions. Commencement of work by installer is acceptance of substrate. Install embedded flashing and weep holes in accordance with the recommendations in NCMA TEKs 19-4A and 19-5A. B.