Brick, Timber & Tile Testing

Bricks and Cement Blocks are vastly used in construction industry. Presently, different types of bricks and blocks are introduced to the market in order to meet the customer requirement. BMRTD laboratories are capable of performing quality related testing on different bricks and cement blocks types.

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Following concrete products testing services can be received from BMRTD

BURNT CLAY BRICKS

    Compressive strength  (with capping)

    Water absorption      

    Efflorescence

    General requirements

    Overall dimensions

    Testing of special burnt clay bricks 

 

CEMENT BRICK

   Crushing Strength with capping

    Water Absorption and moisture Content

    Dimensions+ general quality only

    Complete test including/ without expansions 

 

COMPRESSED STABILIZED EARTH BLOCKS

    Compressive strength (dry condition)

    Compressive strength (wet condition) Water absorption

    Dry density

    Flexural strength

    Erosion resistance

    Linear expansion

    Dimensions

 

CEMENT BLOCKS  

    Complete test as per SLS 855 (Including wetting expansion and drying shrinkage)

    Crushing strength of block including capping

    Water absorption and moisture content

 

 

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