The Cast Stone Committee of The Masonry Society (TMS) has proposed revisions to the 2016 Standards for Architectural Cast Stone (TMS 404-16 (Standard for the Design of Architectural Cast Stone), TMS 504-16 (Standard for the Fabrication of Architectural Cast Stone) and TMS 604-16 (Standard for the Installation of Architectural Cast Stone)) and their companion commentaries for a planned 2023 edition of the Standards.
In accordance with the rules of The Masonry Society, proposed changes to standardized documents must be open for public comment for a period of not less than 45 days. As such, the comment period is scheduled from December 16, 2022 through January 30, 2023.
Visit the link below for additional information or to submit comments. The Committee will consider comments received following the closure of the Public Comment Period and will respond to each comment. A summary of the responses will be posted to to public comment page once it is complete, likely in early fall 2023.
Comments from the public on the proposed changes will be accepted through 11:59 pm Eastern Time on January 30, 2023.