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ASTM C62 – Standard Specification for Building Brick (Solid Masonry Units Made From Clay or Shale)


This specification covers brick intended for both structural and nonstructural masonry where external appearance is not a requirement.

The bricks are prismatic units available in a variety of sizes, shapes, textures, and colors.

The specification does not cover brick intended for use as facing units or where surface appearance is a requirement.


building brick; clay; fired masonry units; masonry; physical properties; shale; solid brick

ASTM C62 Accredited Laboratory

Applied Testing & Geosciences, LLC is accredited for performing tests using the ASTM C62 standard.

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