Clay Bricks

Namclay Clay Bricks

Clay Bricks – Properties and values

With improved building methods and the always rising cost of building maintenance using clay bricks is an wise choice.  The unique composition of Clay bricks put it miles ahead of other brick types. It also offers the following features . . . 
 
  • Decorative, save on plaster and paint during the initial construction of your building
  • Environmentally friendly, the hues and textures of our clay bricks is in perfect harmony with nature
  • Reduces maintenance
  • Strong and durable. Clay bricks are the best building materials for walls due to its strength and durability
  • Is weatherproof. Clay bricks have low water absorption
  • Is fireproof.  Excellent insulation, stability and non-combustible properties ensure protection against fire
  • Regulate temperature.  The high thermal mass of clay bricks naturally regulate temperature flow
  • Decrease Moisture. Clay bricks naturally absorbs and release moisture by evaporation

Technical Information and Test Results

Test Result NFP

Investigation of Namclay NFP (plaster) Clay bricks by Ceralab.

Test Result NFX

Investigation of Namclay NFX Clay plaster bricks by Ceralab.

Test Result FBA

Investigation of Namclay FBA Clay bricks (non plastered)  by Ceralab.

Summary of test on BurntClay Masonry Units

Test conducted by Namibian Technical Services CC, Windhoek – FBA (Face Brick Aesthetic) (Test done according to SABS227-1986)

  NTS Brick no. Client Brick no. Position/Description Length Width Height Factor Failing Load (kN) Comp Strength (MPA) Saturated Weight (g) Water Absorption (%)  
  7980 01 Clay Brick 214 103 76 22.0 985 44.7 3080 11.7  
  7981 02 Clay Brick 209 99 74 20.7 1396 87.5 2971 5.5  
  7982 03 Clay Brick 209 99 74 20.7 1479 71.5 2937 4.5  
  7983 04 Clay Brick 209 100 74 20.9 1139 54.5 2893 7.7  
  7984 05 Clay Brick 208 99 73 20.6 1170 56.8 2933 7.5  
  7985 06 Clay Brick 207 98 73 20.3 1309 64.5 2892 6.7  
  7986 07 Clay Brick 207 100 74 20.7 1203 58.1 3005 6.3  
  7987 08 Clay Brick 206 99 73 20.4 859 42.1 2873 7.6  
  7988 09 Clay Brick 208 99 76 20.6 1158 56.2 2995 4.7  
  7989 10 Clay Brick 215 104 74 22.4 652 29.2 3030 14.3  
  7990 11 Clay Brick 217 99 74 21.5 1233 57.4 2957 7.0  
  7991 12 Clay Brick 214 102 76 21.8 875 40.1 3106 11.7  
  Average                         53.5   7.9  

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