ASTM C73

Full Name

ASTM C73 – Standard Specification for Calcium Silicate Brick (Sand-Lime Brick)

Scope

This specification covers brick made principally from sand and lime and intended for use in brick masonry.

Two grades of brick are covered:

  1. Grade SW – brick intended for use where exposed to temperature below freezing in the presence of moisture.
  2. Grade MW – brick intended for use where exposed to temperature below freezing but unlikely to be saturated with water.

Keywords

absorption; brick; calcium silicate face brick; compressive strength; masonry units; sand-lime brick

ASTM C73 Accredited Laboratory

Applied Testing & Geosciences, LLC is accredited for performing tests using the ASTM C73 standard.

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