Assembling Genie Blocks - Page Two



 

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Details About Assembling Genie Blocks

The Finer Points

In order to achieve maximum strength and comply with engineering standards, tie ins must be bolted into place at certain intervals and in specific locations as the diagrams below will illustrate.

Corners are created with special blocks with embedded bolt anchors into which 5/8" bolts are threaded. Tube steel anchors are then bolted into place similar to the vertical reinforcing process as illustrated.
   
At regular intervals, tension rod that is anchored into the footing of the structure is used to tie in the blocks vertically. These columns will be filled with concrete once the walls are up, similar to the corners.

The diagrams to the left and below illustrate this process.

When we say "Rock Solid Construction", we mean it!.

 

 

Corners are created with special blocks with embedded bolt anchors into which 1/2" bolts
are threaded. Tube steel anchors are then bolted into place similar to the vertical reinforcing process as illustrated above.

Creating your walls is only part of the job since you will need windows as well which will require cutting the blocks. Cutting is also needed to create a 50% offset of vertical seams as each successive row is added. Our next section discusses the relatively simple process of cutting your concrete blocks.



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