Types of Bonds

Types of Bonds The primary object of a bond is to give strength to masonry.In brickwork, the cross joints in any course shall not be nearer than a quarter of a brick length from those Read More

Classification of Bricks

Classification of Bricks Unburnt  or sun dried bricks These are dried under sunlight.These are used for temporary and cheap construction.It is also used for filling works. Burnt bricks First class bricks Second class bricks Third Read More

Special Types of Bricks

Special Types of Bricks: Bricks are made in a wide range of shapes and to suit the requirements of the location where they are to be used. Special form of  bricks  may be needed due to structural Read More

Properties of Bitumen

Properties of Bitumen Adhesion: Bitumen has the  ability  to  adhere  to  a  solid  surface  in  a  fluid  state depending on the nature of the surface. The presence of water on the surface will prevent adhesion. Read More

Properties of 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 Read More

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