7 Characteristics of Second Class Bricks - Civil Engineering

Tuesday, 2 July 2019

7 Characteristics of Second Class Bricks

7 Characteristics of Second Class Bricks

Following are the 7 characteristics of a second class brick:

1. Second class bricks are burnt in kilns.

2. The crushing strength of a second class brick should not be less than 7 N/mm2.

3. They are rectangular in shape.

4. They are free from cracks but small cracks and distortions are permitted.

5. Dry second class bricks should not absorb water more than 22% of their own weight when immersed in water for 24 hours.

6. They emit a ringing sound when two bricks are struck each other.

7. They are light red colour, but the colour of the brick is not same throughout the area.
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