Construction Specifications and Manufacturing Standards

Crossroads Series Specifications

Product Property CSA ASTM Typical Brampton Brick Range
Metric Units Imperial Units
Minimum Compressive Strength Individual
Average of 5
> 17.2 MPa
> 20.7 MPa
> 2500 PSI
> 3000 PSI
50 - 85 MPa 7200 - 12000 PSI
24 Hour Cold Water Absorption* Individual
Average of 5
< 8.0%
-
< 8.0%
-
4.0% - 6.0% 4.0% - 6.0%
5 Hour Boiling Water Absorption Individual
Average of 5
< 17.0% < 20.0%
< 17.0%
5.5% - 7.0% 5.5% - 7.0%
Saturation (C/B) Ratio* Individual
Average of 5
< 0.78 < 0.80
< 0.78
0.70 - 0.85 0.70 - 0.85

Based on CSA A82 for Exterior Grade (EG), Type X and ASTM C216 for Severe Weather (SW), Type FBX
*Standards require conformance to atleast one of the two criteria