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What is the effect of the seasoning of bricks on strength?

What is the effect of the seasoning of bricks on strength?

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Seasoning of brick is allowing the brick to absorb rainwater, keep the. Brick in sun and winter moisture outside. The absorbed moisture will react with the chemical in the brick and any swelling or deterioration is observed to weed out this damaged brick. Only sound bricks that are seasoned are used. Seasoning weed out bad bricks increasing the stability of brick work.

The seasoning of bricks is exactly expressed as allowing the brick to absorb water. It is also known as weathering of bricks. The moisture obtained by the bricks should be able to react with the chemical in the brick. If the moisture obtained by the brick is in its limit and any swelling or deterioration is observed to weed out this damaged brick. Then only sound bricks that are seasoned are used.

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