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Updated Jan 9, 2012
Below-Grade Restoration & Moisture Control Mold & Moisture Control

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Control Cavity

CC4800
What Control Cavity Does
  • It’s a cavity weep system
  • It separates wood framing, insulation and sheetrock from concrete or masonry walls
  • It’s easy to install (Roll, 50' x 31.5" Wide — weight, 35 lbs)
  • It may be mechanically fastened with concrete nails, etc.
  • It is easily trimmed and field fabricated with a common utility knife
  • The material cannot be installed upside down or backwards
  • It is made from recycled material that is inexpensive, readily available and provides a positive environmental impact
How to Install Control Cavity
  • Install with channel pattern running up & down(vertically).
  • Overlap all edges and ends a minimum of 1".
  • Overlap horizontal edges shingle fashion to outside concrete, masonry substrate (see lap detail drawing) — upper sheet laps behind (back-laps) lower sheet.
  • Cover entire wall surface, top to bottom, in this fashion.
  • Mechanically fasten Control Cavity with concrete nails or power fastener.
  • Fastening pattern to be 2' on center.
Shipping Information & Product Specifications
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Product Number CC 4800
Roll Length (feet) 50
Roll Width (inches) 31.5
Square Feet per Roll 132
Rolls per Box 1
Rolls per Pallet 32
Square Feet per Pallet 4224
Pallet Size 48" x 48" x 68"

Control Cavity Specifications
Made of Recycleable Materials

0.024" (0.6 mm) thick by 31.5 (1219 mm) wide high-impact polystyrene sheets formed with 3/16" (4.8 mm) deep corrugations, with channels running vertically when installed on a wall.

Note 1: Masonry Technology Inc. recommends that all sump baskets, drain tile, and drain field systems be vented. If sump baskets, drain tile, and drain field systems are not vented, MTI recommends that top edge of Floor Edging™ be caulked or sealed off with appropriate material.

Note 2: Control Cavity™ shall not be used as a finished wall surface. Control Cavity™ should be covered with appropriate furring, insulation and finished interior wall materials.

Note 3: When an in-floor heating system is installed, a vented interior drain field and drain system must be installed to release under slab pressure.

*Caution - COMBUSTIBLE: Protect from open flame and/or other items producing high heat. Use MTI materials in strict conformance with local building codes and regulations. Consult with local code or building official prior to installation. It is the buyer’s responsibility to en-sure that MTI materials are used in strict conformance with local building codes and regulations.

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Floor Edging

FE8555
What Floor Edging Does
  • Forms edge of floor at walls — block or poured.
  • Separates edge of floor from walls — prevents attaching, moisture transfer and thermal transfer.
  • Forms bottom side of floor.
  • Separates bottom side of floor from substrate - prevents attaching, floor shrinkage cracking, and moisture transfer.
  • Floor Edging can be used with expansion material.
How to Install Floor Edging
  • Fasten Floor Edging™ to wall 2’ on center.
  • Top Edge of Floor Edging™ must be a minimum of 2” higher than top edge of concrete floor.
Shipping Information & Product Specifications
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Product Number FE 8555
Piece Length (Feet) 4
Pieces per Bundle 10
Linear Feet per Bundle 40
Bundles per Box 6
Linear Feet per Box 240
Boxes per Pallet 10
Linear Feet per Pallet 2400
Pallet Size 48" x 40" x 55"

Floor Edging Specifications
Made of Recycleable Materials

0.024" (0.6 mm) thick high-impact polystyrene strip formed with 3/16" (4.8 mm) deep corrugations, bent into L-shape, 9" (229 mm) wide by 5" (127 mm) high, to fit on top of footing and below the edge of a slab on grade. The system forms a control joint between slab and wall and serves as a thermal break between the slab and footing and/or foundation.

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