ALL YOU WANT TO KNOW ABOUT BRICKS -lceted LCETED INSTITUTE FOR CIVIL ENGINEERS

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Feb 6, 2020

ALL YOU WANT TO KNOW ABOUT BRICKS

ALL YOU WANT TO KNOW ABOUT BRICKS BEFORE BUYING IT

Traditionally, in civil engineering, the word brick refers to a unit of clay but is now used to refer to rectangular units made of clay-bearing soil, sand and limestone or concrete.

BEFORE CHOOSING BRICKS FOR YOUR USE KNOW ITS TYPES


1) First Class Bricks

2) Second Class Bricks

3) Third Class Bricks

4) Fourth Class Bricks 

Now which brick in these four to use where depends on the purpose, it is used for.

“OK LCETED WILL GUIDE YOU THROUGH IT”

1)First Class Bricks has standard brick dimensions (19 x 9 x 9cm) with sharp edges, evenly burnt and free from efflorescence (salt deposits)

Uses: Exterior Walls, facing bricks, cladding, architectural purposes 

2) Second Class Bricks has an allowance of slight irregularities in size, shape and colour.

Uses: Interior walls, and exterior walls with plastering

3) Third Class Bricks are not fully burnt bricks with reddish-yellow colour with irregularities in shapes and sizes

Uses: Temporary Structures in the strictly dry area

4) Fourth Class Bricks are the scrape ones, that are over burnt and brittle. They can be used in the broken form as an aggregate in concrete

Uses: Aggregate in concrete 


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 LCETED TRIVIA FOR CIVIL ENGINEERS

STANDARD BRICK SIZE IS 230 MM X 100 MM X 75 MM
STANDARD BRICK SIZE IS 9” X 4” X 3”


SIZE OF BRICKS


NOW YOU KNOW WHICH TYPE OF BRICK CLASS YOU NEED FOR YOUR WORK

OK

NOWHERE IS THE CHECKLIST FOR YOU TO TICK BEFORE BUYING BRICKS

  o   You should know to calculate quantity Of Bricks You Need for your use click here

  o   If you want to buy a bulk amount of brick nos. you want to get the sample bricks to check its quality by testing it

o   If you are a site engineer you should know how to test bricks quality on site.


YES! NOW YOU CAN BUY THE BRICKS YOU WANT

WE HOPE YOU UNDERSTAND OUR ARTICLE ON BRICKWORK CALCULATION. IF YOU WANT MORE UPDATES PLEASE PRESS THE BELL ICON


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