clay brick

clay brick

[¦klā ′brik]
(materials)
Brick made from diverse types of clays and used for normal constructional purposes.

clay brick

A solid masonry unit made of clay, usually formed into a rectangular unit while in the plastic state and treated in a kiln at an elevated temperature to harden it.
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Contract awarded for Elementary morals clay brick manufacturing and purchasing bottom of the driveway paving
Already a key source of clay brick, concrete block and retaining wall units, natural stone veneers and landscaping materials, North Star Stone & Masonry has extended its southern Minnesota footprint by acquiring the Superior Concrete Block Co.
According to the survey two plan-models must be built; the first for clay brick and the second for limestone.
Headquartered in Durham, NC, CalStar's masonry products incorporate up to 37% recycled content, eliminating the need for kiln-firing, typical of traditional clay brick, or the use of Portland cement, used to bind concrete masonry products.
The discovery of a rich seam of clay led to the foundation of a clay brick and pipe factory, which has evolved into a modern-day business with a group turnover approaching PS50m.
com)-- The manufacturing of clay bricks is energy intensive; high use of natural gas in kilns and “process emissions” as a result of thermal decomposition of clays, hence the carbon footprint of clay brick production, expressed as tCO2e/t (tonnes of CO2 equivalent per tonne of fired bricks) is of great interest to the sector and end-users.
To date, REAP has designed two improved cookstoves: the Mayon Turbo Stove (MTS) and the REAP Clay Brick Stove, known locally as the Noflay (or "no problem") stove.
During the time, the clay brick masonry deteriorated and lost its initial properties, therefore restoration and conservation of the existing clay bricks turned out to be the top priority task.
Other topics include the transformation of added vegetal waste during clay brick firing, parameter identification for generalized Maxwell models, classification of fullerene isomers, and hydroxyapatite made from eggshell and seashell.
There are several methods in practice to control the degradation of the concrete and clay brick wastewater facilities [Kienow et al, 1993].
While the bricks Lombardi plans to use cost more than plate glass, they are cheaper than more conventional construction, which would feature clay brick, finished gypsum wallboard and furring -- long, thin strips of wood or metal used to support the finished surfaces in rooms.
Alec Garrard, 78, hand-baked and painted every clay brick and tile for the 20ft by 12ft replica of Herod's Temple.