Vent Strip

Vent Strip™ Installation

Ventilation for Brick Shelf Angle

VS 3845

Vent Strip Installation

  • Adhere cushioning material (expansion strip) to bottom of shelf angle.  Shelf angle should be free of contaminants and coated with corrosive-resistant material.
  • Install Vent Strip with back edge abutting the fabric face of the Sure Cavity and front edge extending approximately 1” past front edge of shelf angle expansion material
  • Hold in place with dime-sized dabs of appropriate construction adhesive
  • Install top course of brick and tuck point in course of mortar. 
  • Tool joint and cut off excess vent strip while mortar is still plastic
  • See Detail #05FB12BW001 in HyperSpecs for more detailed drawing