Part 2: Line B for facing bricks and pavers

Gazstroy Brickworks produces clinker bricks for fair-faced brickwork and large-size clay blocks

The first part of the plant profile, which describes Line A for the production of large-size clay backing blocks, was published in Zi Brick and Tile Industry Internatio­nal 6/2012. Here Line B for the production of facing bricks and pavers is presented in detail.

1 Production line B

Small-sized perforated facing bricks and pavers without holes are manufactured.

In advance of the project installation, the Lingl laboratory conducted extensive trials to establish the suitability of the raw materials for the manufacture of pavers. Lingl sugges­ted several raw material compositions, some of which would have substantially exceeded the standard values required for pavers. Up to 40% externally sourced clay is mixed in to increase firing stability for firing temperatures up to a maximum of 1 250º C and to reach the required compressive strength. Small amounts...

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