Chapter 28. Quality Control of Clay Bricks

  1. William Smothers
  1. J. H. Kung and
  2. J. P. Storer-Folt

Published Online: 26 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470320303.ch28

A Collection of Papers Presented at the 86th and 87th Annual Meetings and the 1984 and 1985 Fall Meetings of the Materials & Equipment/Whitewares: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 6, Issue 11/12

A Collection of Papers Presented at the 86th and 87th Annual Meetings and the 1984 and 1985 Fall Meetings of the Materials & Equipment/Whitewares: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 6, Issue 11/12

How to Cite

Kung, J. H. and Storer-Folt, J. P. (1985) Quality Control of Clay Bricks, in A Collection of Papers Presented at the 86th and 87th Annual Meetings and the 1984 and 1985 Fall Meetings of the Materials & Equipment/Whitewares: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 6, Issue 11/12 (ed W. Smothers), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470320303.ch28

Author Information

  1. National Research Council of Canada M-20 Montreal Rd., Ottawa K1A ORG, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1985

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470374405

Online ISBN: 9780470320303

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Keywords:

  • quality control;
  • colloids;
  • spray nozzle;
  • brick machine;
  • spiral-groove liners

Summary

The quality control test for the durability of clay bricks based on saturation coefficients can be shortened using a one-min or one-h cold water absorption. The accuracy of current quality control procedures can be improved if both absorption and saturation coefficients are used together.