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Use of Solid Concrete Bricks

Sat Sep 15, 2012Total posts : 9
Kinley Tshering
Kinley Tshering
Join date: Aug 2012
Topic: Use of Solid Concrete Bricks

Dear All,

I would like to have some advice on the use of solid concrete bricks. This is because I have observed the building constructed out of this bricks develop cracks mostly along the joints between the connection with columns.

Actually I am also thinking to use this bricks because of its cost compared to red bricks. Therefore, please can anyone help me or some tips to avoid such cracks.

Regards

Kinley Tshering
Sun Sep 16, 2012Post  #1
Purvi Panchal
Purvi Panchal

Join date: Aug 2012
when you have completed wall eraction. now fix a wire-mesh over the joint . now plaster the wall. cracks will not appear.
 
Fri Oct 05, 2012Post  #2
Kinley Tshering
Kinley Tshering

Join date: Aug 2012

Dear Purvi,

 

Thank you so much for the advices, but am confused on how to fix/provide wiremesh. Therfore, can you please help me with some drawings or photos/pictures.

 

Regards

 

Kinley

 
Sat Oct 06, 2012Post  #3
PR Jawahar
PR Jawahar

Join date: Sep 2011
Post subject: Usage of wall plastering mesh

Hi Kinsley

I am attaching a typical picture of the kind of mesh that you could use for this purpose. As you would know from simple physics, material of different type (Concrete & Brick) would have different levels of expansions and contractions which causes the crack.

So a mesh of appropriate width lets say 4-6 inches can be fixed to the concrete and brick wall surface where this meets througout the entire length or width in such a way that half of the width of the mesh is nailed with a washer onto the concrete firmly and the other half is fixed to the brick work similarly with nails.  Then plastering can be done over this as usual so that the mesh does the act of holding the plaster across the concrete and brick firmly.

Hope my explanations and attached pictures helps you.

Attachments: mesh.jpg Sat Oct 06, 2012, 
joint_diag.jpg Sat Oct 06, 2012,&n
 
Sun Oct 07, 2012Post  #4
aammiitt
aammiitt

Join date: Aug 2010
Post subject: mesh

great info mr. jawahar.

is there any market standard....i mean width, thickness etc...can you provide exact details
 
Wed Oct 10, 2012Post  #5
S L Gupta (Civil Engg)
S L Gupta (Civil Engg)

Join date: Mar 2008

Dear Kinley

       It is right to treat the cracks as Sh jawahar and Purvi is explained. I am in view that you should make groves 1/4'' wide and 1/2'' deep between columns and wall, when some crack letter on apear willbe within the grove made in between the two masses/ materials. It willbe best and economical solution and adds the beauty of the elevation. Read more about at gharexpert website insafety section under the sub section cracks.

 
Fri Oct 03, 2014Post  #6
SANJAY DUSANE
SANJAY DUSANE

Join date: Jul 2014
Post subject: CRACKS IN BLOCK MASONARY

DEAR, if the walls are being constructed and you find cracks between rcc column and masonary fix checken wire mesh at the junction with nails then provide one coat of plaster. then second coat can be applied. in further work please do hacking to columns then start masonary work and fill the junction with rich mortat

 
Wed Oct 19, 2016Post  #7
aravind
aravind

Join date: Oct 2016
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