Split Face

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Split face CMU are consistently the most popular of the architectural masonry unit finishes because they offer a uniquely textured face and can be manufactured as a paint grade product or in a variety of attractive colors. Because of the manufacturing process of a split face block, no two units are exactly alike, which offers aesthetic depth to building design.

Our split face masonry can be used as a load-bearing wall or as a veneer, and it blends well with other architectural block finishes.

Split face masonry is thermally efficient, sound absorbent and fire resistant– making it a preferred product in the construction of commercial projects such as theaters, schools and municipal buildings. Manufactured as a normal weight or lightweight unit, it conforms to ASTM C90 standard specification for load-bearing concrete masonry units.

BIM – Revit® Design Files:
We provide Revit® design files for our common unit shapes & sizes, including the family of finishes and colors– by shape. They are free to download from here.

STOCKED COLORS:   We stock split face CMU in 4″, 8″, 12″ stretchers, 8″ & 12″ open-bottom bond beams, 6″ sill, and an 8″ universal corner in the twelve colors below.

WORKRITE ® Type-S masonry cement is also stocked in these colors for your convenience.

Shape Guide

Name : Stretcher CMU
York Building Products Stretcher CMU Shape for Split Face Masonry Products
Nom. Size  Code
 4x8x16  4F
 6x8x16  6F
 8x8x16  8F
 10x8x16  10F
 12x8x16  12F

Name : Universal Corner
York Building Products Universal Corner Shape for Split Face Masonry Products
Nom. Size Code
8x8x16 UC

Description : Use this unit for any depth corners.
Name : Open-Bottom Bond Beam
York Building Products Open-Bottom Bond Beam Shape for Split Face Masonry Products
Nom. Size Code
6x8x16 6OB
8x8x16 8OB
10x8x16 10OB
12x8x16 12OB

Name : Half-High
York Building Products Half-High Shape for Split Face Masonry Products
Nom. Size Code
4x4x16 44f
6x4x16 64F
8x4x16 84F
10x4x16 104F
12x4x16 124F

Name : Half Block
York Building Products Half Block Shape for Split Face Masonry Products
Nom. Size Code
4x8x8 48F
6x8x8 68F
8x8x8 88F
10x8x8 108F
12x8x8 128F

Name : Closed-Bottom Bond Beam
York Building Products Closed-Bottom Bond Beam Shape for Split Face Masonry Products
Nom. Size Code
6x8x16 6FU
8x8x16 8FU
10x8x16 10FU
12x8x16 12FU

Edge Codes

Aid: Instructions
York Building Products Aid:  Instructions Edge Code for Split Face Masonry Products
B1 / C1
York Building Products B1 / C1 Edge Code for Split Face Masonry Products
B10 / C10
York Building Products B10 / C10 Edge Code for Split Face Masonry Products
B11 / C11
York Building Products B11 / C11 Edge Code for Split Face Masonry Products
B2 / C2
York Building Products B2 / C2 Edge Code for Split Face Masonry Products
B3 / C3
York Building Products B3 / C3 Edge Code for Split Face Masonry Products
B4 / C4
York Building Products B4 / C4 Edge Code for Split Face Masonry Products
B5 / C5
York Building Products B5 / C5 Edge Code for Split Face Masonry Products
B6 / C6
York Building Products B6 / C6 Edge Code for Split Face Masonry Products
B7 / C7
York Building Products B7 / C7 Edge Code for Split Face Masonry Products
B8 / C8
York Building Products B8 / C8 Edge Code for Split Face Masonry Products
B9 / C9
York Building Products B9 / C9 Edge Code for Split Face Masonry Products