Construction Specifications and Manufacturing Standards

Stone Specifications

Product Property CSA ASTM Typical Brampton Brick Range
Metric Units Imperial Units
Minimum Compressive Strength Individual
Average of 3
Specified
-
-
> 25 MPa
> 3000 PSI
> 3500 PSI
-
42 - 59 MPa 6000 - 8500 PSI
Maximum Water Absorption Individual
Average of 3
< 8%
-
< 12 lb/ft3
< 10 lb/ft3
3.5 - 5.5% 4.9 - 7.7 lb/ft3
Density Individual
Average of 3
> 2000 kg/m3
-
-
> 125 lb/ft3
2100 - 2250 kg/m3 130 - 145 lb/ft3

Based on CSA 165.2 for Grade I, Solid Units, Density over 2000 kg/m3 and ASTM C1634 for Normal Weight