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.
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.
The exterior was red pressed bricks of avery high quality.
According to the state of Michigan's 1884 annual report, the contract to provide "fine quality, light colored pressed bricks" at a bid of $6 per 1,000 bricks was awarded to contractors Farr, Avery & Co.
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. The batch is given below: Fired sanitaryware waste + 1,00 mm 42,64 percent + 0,50 mm 21,57 percent - 0,50 mm 35,79 percent Refining waste mud + 10 percent Water + 5 percent
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.