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White Pressed Facing Brick
White Pressed Facing Brick
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    White Pressed Facing Brick

    The pressing process involves crushing the clay between two facing presses, which force it into a mold in the shape of the final unit. The press surfaces are in relief to produce raised and sunken areas in the units. The outer shape of the unit produced therefore depends on the mold cavity. Facing bricks manufactured by pressing a mixture of clays and water. After drying off the water added for the extrusion, the bricks are fired in an oxidizing atmosphere in a Tunnel Kiln. Each model is burned at its own optimal firing temperature (always >1000º C). Due to the carbonate content in the clay, the suction (initial rate of water absorption) of these products is greater than 0.10 gr/cm2 minute. To avoid having to wet the bricks before they are laid (a necessary, although not always applied, measure with suction of over 0.10 gr/cm2 minute), they are there forewaterproofed by immersion or soaking with a silicon compound after leaving the kiln and before being packed. This treatment improves their layability, facilitates cleaning and keeps wall attractive and free from contamination over a long period of time.
    Specification
    • Available sizes (mm): 200X100X50 / 360X120X40 and 300X120X40 (corner) / 290X90X40
    Technical specification
    • Unique ref.Ladrillo-Caravista-Prensado-Blanco
    • Product familyLadrillo Caravista / Facing Brick
    • Product groupPressed Facing Brick/Ladrillo Prensado
    • TypeObject (single object)
    • Date of publishing2019-08-01
    • Edition number1
    • Height (mm)40
    • Width (mm)360
    • Depth (mm)120
    Related
    • Material mainCeramics
    • Material secondaryMasonry
    • Designed inSpain
    • Manufactured inSpain
    • Weight Net (Kg)2.95
    Classification
    • BIMobject CategoryConstruction Materials - Masonry
    • IFC classificationWall
    • UNSPSC nameCeramic bricks
    • UNSPSC code30131602
    • Uniclass 2015 CodePr_20_93_52_15
    • Uniclass 2015 DescriptionClay bricks
    • CSI MasterFormat 2014 Code04 21 13
    • CSI MasterFormat 2014 TitleBrick Masonry
    • OmniClass Number23-13 21 19 13
    • OmniClass TitleFace Bricks
    • CSI UniFormat II CodeB2010
    • CSI UniFormat II TitleExterior Walls