Influence of Silicone Treatment of Bricks on Moisture Penetration and Bond Strength of Brickwork

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TypeTechnical Report
Series titleInternal Report, Division of Building Research, National Research Council Canada; Volume 207
Physical description5 p.
AbstractWork done as part of a continuing program of masonry studies has shown the importance of the suction characteristics of the brick upon the excellence of the bond obtained. It is more difficult to obtain good bond when the brick has high initial rate of absorption. This led to a study of the silicone treatment of bricks upon the moisture penetration and bond strength of brickwork subsequently made with them.
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AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
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NRC number7348
NPARC number20338165
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Record created2012-07-19
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