pressed brick


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pressed brick

[′prest ′brik]
(materials)
Brick subjected to pressure before burning to eliminate imperfections of shape and texture.

pressed brick

A masonry unit without holes made by pressing a relatively dry clay mix into a mold, as opposed to one that is extruded. See also: Brick

pressed brick

Brick that has been subjected to pressure so as to provide sharp edges and smooth surfaces before being treated in a kiln.
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Brampton Brick replaced pressed brick equipment with extrusion technology.
The church is made of red pressed brick on the outside and Bath stone used inside for piers and vaulting.
SPACIOUS ROOMS The front elevations are mainly pressed brick with a colourwash infill and mock Tudor panelling to gable frontage.
With its red pressed brick, painted stone dressings and decorative green glazed tiles, Picton Baths was a classic piece of early 20th century architecture.
These are smooth pressed bricks, fiercely red, and immensely strong.
These granulates were pressed under 150 bar pressure with a 50 x 100 mm sized mould and we obtained dry pressed bricks.
In the official opening souvenir booklet from 1936 it explains that the building was built with Normanby red pressed bricks and featured steel casement windows.