Tag Archive for Tag: Bricks

Tag: Bricks Classification of Bricks Based on their Quality

The bricks used in construction are classified as: (i) First class bricks (ii) Second class bricks (iii) Third class bricks and (iv) Fourth class bricks (i) First Class Bricks: These bricks are of standard shape and size. They are burnt in kilns. They fulfill all desirable properties of bricks. (ii) Second Class Bricks: These bricks are ground moulded and burnt

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Tag: Bricks Properties of Bricks

The following are the required properties of good bricks: (i) Colour: Colour should be uniform and bright. (ii) Shape: Bricks should have plane faces. They should have sharp and true right angled corners. (iii) Size: Bricks should be of standard sizes as prescribed by codes. (iv) Texture: They should possess fine, dense and uniform texture. They should not possess fissures, cavities, loose grit and

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Tag: Bricks Types of Bricks

Bricks may be broadly classified as: (i) Building bricks (ii) Paving bricks (iii) Fire bricks (iv) Special bricks. (i) Building Bricks: These bricks are used for the construction of walls. (ii) Paving Bricks: These are vitrified bricks and are used as pavers. (iii) Fire Bricks: These bricks are specially made to withstand furnace temperature. Silica bricks belong to this category.

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Tag: Bricks Bricks

Brick is obtained by moulding good clay into a block, which is dried and then burnt. This is the oldest building block to replace stone. Manufacture of brick started with hand moulding, sun drying and burning in clamps. A considerable amount of technological development has taken place with better knowledge about to properties of raw materials, better machinaries and improved

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