Grinding behaviour of clay bricks – results from the laboratory and field

For mortar- and joint-free building with bricks, the cut surfaces of the bricks must meet high requirements. To compensate for unevenness on the cut surfaces, the bricks are ground. Lingl has developed grinding machines and processes to machine bricks with a wide range of different product properties.

Determination of the number of grinding modules as well as the selection of the grinding tools are, besides the production rate and the required material removal, dependent on the brick properties. Besides the composition of the raw materials, the formation of new minerals during firing is...

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