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WHAT IS BRICK ?

The bricks are obtained by molding clay in rectangular blocks of uniform size and then drying and burning these blocks.

Advantages :

Brickwork is cheaper than the stonework. Construction method of brickwork is simple.

Disadvantages :

Stonework is stronger than brickwork. Brickwork is less water tight than stonework.

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Constituents of Brick :
Silica 55% Alumina 30% Iron Oxide 8% Magnesia 5% Lime 1% Organic Matters 1%

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BURNING :

For burning 1 lack bricks need 18 tons coal,100 mon chalk,25 mon tires.

QUALITIES OF GOOD BRICKS :


Bricks should be uniform in color, size and shape. They should be sound & compact. Should be neither overburnt or underburnt. Should not change in volume when wetted. Compressive strength should be in the range 5,000 to 8,000 etc.

First class Bricks.

Second class Bricks

Third class Bricks :

Over burnt

Washing bricks

PICKED JHAMA BRICKS

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