Royal Thin Brick Is Strength Tested

Made for endurance, building professionals can choose thin brick for their clients with confidence.

Specification Test Standard Royal Thin Brick®
Efflorescence ASTM C-67 None None
Modulus of Rupture ASTM C-67 250 lbs./ >500 lbs./
Compressive Strength ASTM C-67 No Standard 10,000 lbs./
Absorption ASTM C-67 Max. 5% <3%
Saturation Coefficient ASTM C-1088 <8% – Waived <3% – N/A
Freeze-Thaw ASTM C-67 Min. 50 Cycles Passed 3,000 Cycles
Freeze-Thaw Brick in Concrete ASTM C-666 Procedure B (as modified per PCI specification published April, 2007) 150 psi or Greater Passed 300 Cycles, Meets the Standard
Shear Bond Strength to Portland Cement ASTM C-482 Min. 50 psi >150 psi
Chemical Resistance ATSM C-650 Not affected Not affected

Ironrock’s Thin Brick “Royal Thin Brick” shall be of standard grade quality and shall exceed all of the requirements of ASTM (American Society for Testing and Materials) C-1088, the standard specifications for thin veneer brick units made from clay or shale. The ASTM C-1088 standard specifications also require the ASTM C-67 Standard Test Methods for Sampling and Testing Brick and Structural Clay Tile as shown above.

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