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Standard Brick Dimensions

Brick Size And Standard Brick Dimensions.

Brick is the commonly used building material. It is the unit made of burnt clay. It is mainly composed of the clay, sand, lime & bearing soil or other concrete materials. Containing a good mixture of these elements the mixture is fired into the manufacturing process. Then the dry Brick is made up.

Brick Size And Standard Brick Dimensions

Importance of the Brick Dimension

From the very beginning of invention of bricks, the dimension of the brick is very important. Because bricks are used in the various construction & other ways. So that different fields need a different size of the brick. Different shape and different formation is also required. Different countries make brick in different ways for the different uses & now there are various types of the brick is formed in the world.

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Different Types of Brick basis of Dimension

Depending on the various dimension ( length x depth x height ) there are various kinds of the Brick.

  1. Modular Brick – In modular brick, mortar thickness is added with the brick dimensions. The dimension of the Modular brick in mm 194 x 92 x 57 (​7 5⁄8 × ​3 5⁄8 × ​2 1⁄4 inches).
  2. Modular Economou – Dimension of this brick in the mm 194 x 92 x 92.
  3. Engineering Brick – In cases where specific strength, porosity, resistance to acid or gas is required, engineering brick provided the good solution. The dimension of this brick in the mm 194 x 92 x 71 (​7 5⁄8 × ​3 5⁄8 × ​2 3⁄4 inches).
  4. Jumbo Modular – Dimension of this brick in the mm 194 x 92 x 70.
  5. Jumbo Standard – Dimension of this brick in the mm 203 x 92 x 70.
  6. Jumbo Standard (PLT 3) – Dimension of this brick in the mm 203 x 92 x 67.
  7. Slim Jumbo Modular – Dimension of this brick in the  mm 194 x 76 x 70.
  8. King – Dimension of this brick in the mm 244 x 76 x 67.
  9. Queen – Dimension of this brick in the mm 244 x 79 x 70.
  10. Closure – Dimension of this brick in the mm 194 x 92 x 92 .
  11. Norwegian – Dimension of this brick in the mm 295 x 92 x 71.
  12. Roman – Dimension of this brick in the mm 295 x 92 x 41.
  13. Norman – Dimension of this brick in the mm 295 x 92 x 57.
  14. Slim Jumbo Norman -Dimension of this brick in the mm 295 x 79 x 70.
  15. Utility – Dimension of this brick in the mm 295 x 92 x 92.
  16. Double Utility – Dimension of this brick in the mm 295 x 92 x 194.
  17. Monarch -Dimension of this brick in the mm 397 x 92 x 92.
  18. Double Monarch – Dimension of this brick in the mm 397 x 92 x 19.
  19. Thruwall 3 types – Dimension of these bricks in the mm 397 x 143 x 92, 397 x 194 x 92, 407 x 194 x 194.
  20. Danish Hand Mould  – Dimension of this brick in the mm 194 x 92 x 57.

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The Standard Brick Dimensions.

Besides any other various dimension of the bricks, the global construction agencies maintain a standard dimension of the brick. Standard brick size for working purpose is 225 x 112.5 x 75 in the mm dimension (length x depth x height). In addition, this includes 10 mm mortar joints, & then the actual dimension of the brick is 215 x 102.5 x 65 in mm dimension.

Besides these different countries uses the different standard dimension of the brick Like this.

The United Kingdom Standard Of Brick Dimensions

The standard dimension of the modern brick is 215 × 102.5 × 65 in mm (length x depth x height) dimension.

The United States Standard Of Brick Dimensions

modern standard of brick dimension 203 × 92 × 57 mm. The more commonly used is the modular brick, which dimension is 194 × 92 × 57 mm (length x depth x height).

Australia Standard Of Brick Dimensions

Boral company prescribed the standard of brick size 230 x 110 x 76 mm (length x depth x height). Also, different size of bricks are produced there.

Cyclonic Areas Standard Of Brick Dimensions

Cyclonic areas larger hollow bricks are used, which standard dimension is 290 x 140 x 90 mm (length x depth x height).

Pakistan and Bangladesh Standard Of Brick Dimension

In Pakistan and Bangladesh, standard brick dimension is 9 1⁄2 x 4 1⁄2 x 2 3⁄4 inch (length x depth x height).

Standard Brick Dimension

India Standard Of Brick Dimensions

The standard brick dimension is 190 x 90 x 90 mm (length x depth x height) as prescribed by BIS. With mortar thickness, the dimension of brick remains 200 x 100 x 100 mm.

Standard Brick Dimension

Nepal Standard Of Brick Dimensions

The standard brick dimension is 240 x 115 x 57 mm (length x depth x height), which is prescribed by the National Building Code (NBC) of the Nepal.

And other various countries also use the various dimension of the bricks.


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