Engineering Brick

Engineering Brick

Third party certifications:
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AG

Category 30/ 50 engineered (frogged) concrete brick with a smooth finish.

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Description

Category 30/ 50 engineered (frogged) concrete brick with a smooth finish.

Features and benefits:

  • Can be used for building up manholes.
  • Can be used internally for generator rooms.
  • Manufactured in a controlled environment.
  • Features a frog to assist with shear key to the mortar.
  • Very low occurrence of efflorescence.
  • Dimensionally accurate.
  • Low wastage levels.
  • Frost resistant.

General information

Finish

Smooth

Uniclass 2015

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CAWS

F10/385 Engineering brickwork

F10/45 Engineering brickwork

Specification data - Aggregate concrete bricks

Product Reference

Engineering Brick

Category

Cat 30

Cat 50

Minimum order quantities apply.

Standard product features

Finish:

Smooth.

Colour:

Grey smooth.

Size (l x w):

215 x 100 mm.

Depth:

65 mm.

Weight:

2.9 kg.

Edges:

Crisp, clean and sharp edges.

Standard:

Manufactured to BS EN 771-3: 2011.

Technical characteristics:

  • Compressive strength (to PD 6697: 2010 and Eurocode 6): Cat 30: ≥30 N/mm²; Cat 50: ≥50 N/mm².
  • Water absorption (maximum): 5%.
  • Durability designation: F2 severe exposure.
  • Mean coefficient of water absorption: 1.5 g/m²s.
  • Moisture movement coefficient (to BS EN 772-14: 2001 (E)): 0.46 mm/m.
  • Active soluble salts (SO3): 0.03%.
  • Size tolerance: BS EN 771-3: 2011 (T1) Category D3.
  • Gross density: 2200–2300 kg/m³.
  • Thermal conductivity: 1.56 W/m·K.
  • Initial rate of absorption: 0.42 kg/m²m-1.
  • Bond strength: 0.15 N/mm².
  • Type of mortar: Recommended ratio 6:1 or 5:1 sand:ordinary portland cement (OPC).
  • Water vapour permeability (µ, to EN 1745): 5/ 15.

Sustainability:

  • Energy use: 100% renewable energy.
  • Water used: 90% recycled water.
  • Recyclability: 100% of this product can be recycled.
  • Manufacturing location: Produced in the UK using responsibly sourced materials.
  • Waste wood and plastic: 100% recycled.
  • Carbon footprint: AG have a state-of-the-art wash­ing plant which enables them to produce walling from 100% recycled waste aggregate.
  • BREEAM rating: A Rating – according to the Green Guide to Specification 4th edition 2009.

Third party certifications
  • BREEAM: A rating
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