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Brick Test ( Burnt Clay & Fly ash )

Sr. No. Particulars Test Method/ Reference Code Sample size required Significance
1 Water absorption IS 3495: (pt.1 to 4) 1992, IS 12894(2002) 5 Nos. Absorption result in cracks in plaster and seepages
2 Compressive strength testing IS 3495: (pt.1 to 4) 1992, IS 12894(2002) 5 Nos. Low strength results in wastage during handling, affects load carrying capacity
3 Efflorescence Test. IS 3495: (pt.1 to 4) 1992, IS 12894(2002) 5 Nos. Leads to lime patches on walls after painting, affects
4 Dimension analysis IS 3495: (pt.1 to 4) 1992, IS 12894(2002) 20 Nos. To check the dimensional quality of the bricks.
5 Density Test IS 3495: (pt.1 to 4) 1992, IS 12894(2002) 5 Nos. An indicator of quality of concrete.

PAVEMENT BLOCK

Sr. No. Particulars Test Method/ Reference Code Sample size required Significance
1 Water absorption IS 15658 :2006 3 Nos. Higher water absorption results in seepages
2 Compressive strength IS 3495: (pt.1 to 4) 1992, IS 12894(2002) 8 Nos. Low strength results in cracks & disintegration under load.
3 Split Tensile Strength IS 3495: (pt.1 to 4) 1992, IS 12894(2002) 8 Nos. Requirement for concrete pavements
4 Flextural Strength / Breaking load IS 3495: (pt.1 to 4) 1992, IS 12894(2002) 8 Nos. Requirement for concrete pavements

AUTOCLAVED AEARATED CONCRETE BLOCKS (AAC)

IS 15658 :2006 IS 15658 :2006
Sr. No. Particulars Test Method/ Reference Code Sample size required Significance
1 Sample preparation charges IS2185-1984 Part III 4 Nos. To check quality and conformity of the blocks with standard.
2 Compressive strength8 Nos. To check quality and conformity of the blocks with standard.
3 Split Tensile Strength8 Nos. To check quality and conformity of the blocks with standard.
4 Flextural Strength / Breaking load IS 15658 :2006 8 Nos. To check quality and conformity of the blocks with standard.