This specification covers brick intended for use as paving material subjected to pedestrian and light vehicular traffic. The units are designed for use in pedestrian applications and vehicular areas that are subjected to low volumes of vehicular traffic, such as residential driveways and streets and commercial driveways (passenger drop-offs). Abrasion resistance is specified by one of three types: type I - brick subjected to extensive vibration, type II - brick subjected to intermediate abrasion, and type III - brick subjected to low abrasion. The brick shall conform to the physical requirements for the class specified as prescribed. The requirements for water absorption (24-h cold) and saturation coefficient specified, shall not be required if a sample of five brick survives 15 cycles of the sulfate soundness test. The brick shall meet the requirements of either column for the applicable traffic use.
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1.1 This specification covers brick intended for use as paving material subjected to pedestrian and light vehicular traffic. The units are designed for use in pedestrian applications and vehicular areas that are subjected to low volumes of vehicular traffic, such as residential driveways and streets and commercial driveways (passenger drop-offs). The units are not intended to support heavy vehicular traffic covered by Specification C1272 or for industrial applications covered by Specification C410.
—Heavy vehicular traffic is defined as high volumes of heavy vehicles (trucks having 3 or more axles) in Specification C1272.
1.2 The property requirements of this specification apply at the time of purchase. The use of results from testing of brick extracted from masonry structures for determining conformance or nonconformance to the property requirements (Section 5) of this specification is beyond the scope of this specification.
1.3 Brick are manufactured from clay, shale, or similar naturally occurring earthy substances and subjected to a heat treatment at elevated temperatures (firing). The heat treatment must develop sufficient fired bond between the particulate constituents to provide the strength and durability requirement of this specification (see Terminology C1232).
1.4 The brick are available in a variety of sizes, colors, and shapes. They are available in three classes according to exposure environment and three types according to type of traffic exposure.
1.5 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to SI units that are provided for information only and are not considered standard.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
C67 Test Methods for Sampling and Testing Brick and Structural Clay Tile
C88 Test Method for Soundness of Aggregates by Use of Sodium Sulfate or Magnesium Sulfate
C410 Specification for Industrial Floor Brick
C418 Test Method for Abrasion Resistance of Concrete by Sandblasting
C1232 Terminology of Masonry
C1272 Specification for Heavy Vehicular Paving Brick
brick; fired masonry unit; light traffic; paving; pedestrian traffic ;
ICS Number Code 93.080.10 (Road construction)
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