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    How to measure Masonary work : Estimating Brick Quantity

    by  • April 23, 2014 • Bricks, Practical Measures • 0 Comments

    Masonry works are those where cement and fine aggregates without any coarse aggregates are used for construction purpose. There different types of masonry work: 1. Brick Masonry 2. Concrete block / brick masonry 3. Stone / rubble masonry 4. Clay tiles, etc. Masonry works are such as brick masonry, concrete block, stone or rubble masonry are generally...

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    What is Terracotta?

    by  • January 5, 2014 • 1000 Questions, Building Materials • 0 Comments

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    Ques:What is Terracotta? Answer:It is a structural clay product. It is similar to bricks and tiles.The only difference is that clay is burnt carefully under controlled conditions. It is used for ornamental part of the building. Ques:What is cement? Answer:Cement is a binding material used in the preparation of mortars.It is used in all...

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    Explain briefly the construction and working of bull’s Trench kiln?

    by  • December 26, 2013 • 1000 Questions, Building Materials • 1 Comment

    question:Explain briefly the construction and working of bull’s Trench kiln? Answer: It is a continuous kiln generally oval in plan.It is 50 to 100 m. long and 1.5 -2.5 m deep below ground level.It is divided into 8-12 sections. The dried bricks are stacked in the kiln with spaces in between them for circulation...

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    What are the projection of good earth to be used for manufacturing of bricks?

    by  • December 26, 2013 • 1000 Questions, Building Materials • 0 Comments

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    Ques: What are the projection of good earth to be used for manufacturing of bricks? Answer:A good earth should be free from all the harmful ingredients such excessive quantity of lime in lumps,iron pyrites which causes the brick split into pieces, pebbles and grit etc. which make the bricks weak, porous and liable to...

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