Bricks and masonry blocks: Water absorption (NT BUILD 334)

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  • Report #: NT BUILD 334
  • Approved: September 1988
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Abstract

1. SCOPE

This NORDTEST method describes how to measure the water absorption of bricks and masonry blocks.

2. FIELD OF APPLICATION

The method is designed for testing all types of bricks and other products of burnt clay, and also blocks and other units of concrete and lightweight concrete.

Categories

NT Methods | Building

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