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WallDefender™: Helps Keep Cavity Walls Dry and Flashings Functioning Properly
Mortar dropping device that helps prevent mortar droppings from blocking the weeps.
- Dual levels
- Trapezoidal shape
- 90% open weave mesh
- Up to 54% recycled content
- An alternative to MortarNet® without an Insect Barrier
- Breaks up and suspends mortar droppings above the flashing on two levels so weeps stay open
- Open weave mesh construction provides hundreds of pathways for moisture to exit the cavity
- Is very permeable to air, water and water vapor due to the low fiber density of the non-woven structure
- Helps prevent efflorescence and damage from freeze-thaw cycles
- Easy to transport, handle and cut, even on scaffolding
- Installs easily on brick ties in multi-story cavity walls
- Will not degrade, oxidize, or react with common building materials
- Clean and non-toxic
- Recycled content helps with LEED certification
- Helps eliminate callbacks to repair moisture damage
- Provides masons and building owners with a greater peace of mind
Download WallDefender's Technical Datasheet
About Mortar Net Solutions
Mortar Net Solutions™, formerly Mortar Net® USA, Ltd. develops, distributes and supports innovative moisture management solutions for masonry construction.
The company was founded in 1992 by Tom Sourlis and Colin Munro. Sourlis has over 25 years of experience as a mason with extensive architectural training from the Illinois Institute of Technology and Munro is a masonry industry expert with over 45 years of experience, including research, teaching, technical consultation, manufacturing, marketing, and contracting. He has guest lectured at several universities. He is a member of AIA, CSI, and The Masonry Society of which he was a past chairman of Committee C-15: Manufactured Masonry Units and is an honorary member of the Bricklayers & Allied Craftsmen International Union. He recently became a Fellow of ASTM and received their Award of Merit.
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