SPECIFICATION FOR BURNT CLAY PAVING BRICKS (IS-3583-1988) Suryakanta | April 22, 2014 | Brick, Materials | 1 Comment General Quality Bricks shall be free from cracks and flaws and nodules of free lime. Bricks shall have smooth rectangular faces with sharp corners Bricks shall be of uniform in colour and texture. Bricks shall be mechanically shaped and not hand moulded. Bricks shall not be provided with frogs. Paving Bricks Dimensional Specification Length (L), mm Width (W), mm Height (H), mm 190 90 90 190 90 40 Physical Requirements Compressive Strength Average compressive strength shall not be less than 40 N/mm2. Water Absorption Shall not be more than 5% by weight Efflorescence Shall have a rating of efflorescence not more than ‘Nil’ Share this:EmailPrintMore Tags:Brick Specification Related Posts 5 SIMPLE TESTS TO DETECT HARMFUL MATTERS IN DRINKING WATER 1 Comment | Jul 10, 2015 SOUNDNESS OF CEMENT BY LE-CHATELIERS METHOD (IS:4031-Part 3-1988) 24 Comments | May 4, 2013 HOT WEATHER CONCRETING – 10 GUIDELINES TO FOLLOW No Comments | May 1, 2014 WHAT ARE THE PROPERTIES OF CEMENT CONCRETE? 4 Comments | Jul 24, 2014 About The Author Suryakanta Geotechnical-Material Engineer. You can follow me on Instagram. You can connect me on Google +. To know more about me just visit AboutMe One Comment maclaude September 29, 2016 Reply hey am mark from kenya.. i would love to know any budget machines to make first class clay bricks..probably hollow bricks and protherm Add a Comment Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment:* Notify me of follow-up comments via e-mail address Name:* Email Address:* Website: Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.