SPECIFICATION FOR BURNT CLAY PAVING BRICKS (IS-3583-1988)

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
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’

 

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