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 were open for public comment from December 16, 2022 through January 30, 2022 (a period of not less than 45 days). Comments were considered by the Committee, responded to, and additional revisions were made as a result of those comments. As such, a 2nd comment period is open until July 21, 2023.
Visit the link below for additional information or to submit comments. The Committee will consider comments received during the next revision cycle of the standards.