Uses of Bricks
Some of the different uses of bricks are as follows,
1 The first class and second class bricks are used for permanent structures. These structures include, buildings, dams, roads, bridge piers, etc.,
2. The first class bricks are also used for architectural effects on structures.
3. If second class bricks are used., the surface should be plastered evenly because of the irregular size and shape of bricks.
4. The third class or sun-dried bricks are used only for temporary structures and these bricks should be avoided where heavy dampness and frequent rain is predominant.
5. The fourth class bricks are used as aggregate for foundation concrete and road metal works.