# Dimension Test of Brick as per IS Code 1077:1999

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# DIMENSION TEST OF BRICKS or TEST ON BRICKS

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IS Code for Dimension Test of Brick  :-
• IS: 1077:1992
• IS: 12894:1990
• IS: 13757:1993

APPARATUS REQUIRED FOR THE TEST :-
• Measuring Tape (0.1 mm)

PROCEDURE OF THE TEST:-
1. Take the twenty No. (20) of test specimens (bricks).
2. Lay the twenty No. of brick contact with each other in longitudinal direction to   measure the length of the test piece.
3. Lay the twenty No. of brick in width wise direction and measure the width.
4. Lay the twenty No. of brick in height wise direction and measure the thickness.
5. Calculate the individual and average of the measures.
6. Report the result i.e. height, width & thickness of 20 bricks in (mm).

 Arrangement of Bricks to Measure Dimensions

Brick Sizes Based on IS 1077 Specification (Common Burnt Clay Building Bricks) :-

A.) The standard modular size of common building bricks shall be as follows:
 Length (L) Depth/Width (D/W) Height (H) mm mm mm 190 90 90 190 90 40

 Dimension of Brick

B.) The non-modular size of bricks shall be as follows:
 Length (L) Depth/Width (D/W) Height (H) mm mm mm 230 110 70 230 110 30

C.) Additionally, for obtaining proper bond arrangement and modular dimensions for the brick work, with the non-modular sizes, the sizes of bricks may be as follows:
 Length (L) Depth/Width (D/W) Height (H) mm mm mm 70 110 701/3

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