Ibstock Brick Ltd The leading manufacturer of high quality clay facing bricks, large format blocks, pavers, rainscreen cladding systems and building components.
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Achieving Quality Brickwork
Achieving Quality Brickwork covers the codes and working practices that result in high quality finished brickwork. The industry recommendations on appropriate use of brick and the choice of brick for the geographic locations are covered. Standards of workmanship with good working practices and the relevant governing standards for site based work are discussed.
Designing for Movement
This seminar outlines the essential considerations that must be given to all brickwork to accommodate movement, the largest contributor being expansion and contraction due to changes in temperature, along with irreversible moisture expansion.
The presentation examines the requirement for movement joints in modern brickwork construction, together with the movement characteristics of brick, which influence the location of movement joints. The seminar also discusses recommendations for movement joint fillers, sealants, and wall ties in relation to current standards and looks at the importance of the influence of other materials in the outer leaf.
Durability of Brickwork
This seminar aims to show:
- The importance of understanding the technical properties of different brick types.
- Design and technical considerations associated with brick, mortar and damp proof course specification, workmanship and installation.
- Good practice detailing of architectural brickwork features.
- Where to include movement joints in brickwork.