How to Check Quality of Bricks

Bricks are building blocks of a structure. Brick is most extensively used materials of the building construction.

As an engineer, you must know how to check the quality of bricks on site. A good quality of brick should be chemically inert that means it won’t show any reaction when it mixed with any material. Some field tests that we can conduct in the field in order to check the quality of bricks. These tests are as follows.

  • Water Absorption
  • Visual inspection
  • Efflorescence
  • Dimension
  • Hardness
  • Soundness
  • Structure


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