SIZES AND WEIGHTS OF BRICKS

SIZES AND WEIGHTS OF BRICKS The Indian Standards Institution, New Delhi has specified standard bricks of 19 cm × 9 cm × 9 cm with 1 cm thick mortar joints (the size of brick with mortar joints becomes 20 cm × 10 cm × 10 cm). Brick tiles should be 19 cm × 9 cm × 4 cm in size. The minimum compressive strength of the standard brick has been specified as 35 kg/sq cm, however, different state PWD's have adopted different sizes. A few of them are given below: In UP : Brick size 24 cm × 11.4 cm × 7 cm Number of bricks used per cubic metre of masonry – 476. In Punjab PWD : Brick size 23 cm × 11 cm × 7 cm Number of bricks used per cubic metre – 536. In Punjab Irrigation : Brick size 23 cm × 11 cm × 7…

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