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Technical Specifications for Specials

FORM Solid / perforated
FACED SURFACES The surfaces of the bricks that are faced are shown by shading on the diagrams. Further faces can be faced at additional cost.
HANDED BRICKS

Where there are left and right handed versions this will need to be specified. The version shown in the diagram is normally indicated.

COMPRESSIVE STRENGTH Ketley Blue, Red and Brown Brindle Squares when tested exceed 125N/mm².  Although there is no standard method of measurement of special bricks in BS4729, Ketley special bricks perform in the same way as the squares.
WATER ABSORPTION Standard squares are less than 4.5% when tested to EN7771-1
SUCTION RATE Typically less than lkg/M2min
SOLUBLE SALT CONTENT Low
LIABILITY TO EFFLORESCENCE Nil EN7771-1
FROST RESISTANCE F2
MANUFACTURE Etruria Marl fired to 1130°
   

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"Ketley Bricks have a natural beauty and surface quality which makes their colour appear to change in different weather conditions," Stefan Mannewitz, Project Architect at Karakusevic Carson Architects