Brick can be made in multiple shapes and sizes, depending on the application. Below is our dimension guide for selecting face bricks. At Belden Brick we offer brick in all sorts of shapes and sizes, ensuring you will find the right one for your home or business. Note that some Belden naming conventions differs from industry standards on some ...
Queen size brick has a bed depth of 2 3/4 inches versus 3.5 inches for modular size brick, so a steel lintel with a shorter horizontal leg can be used. Since queen size bricks weigh 20 percent to 25 percent less than modular size bricks, lighter gauge lintels can be used, resulting in even more cost savings.
Modular brick are among the most common types of brick in use, as they are designed to offer a wider range of bond patterns.Designers can create more efficient designs and layouts that minimize the number of brick that need to be cut in order to accommodate the design parameters.
Not all brick sizes available at all plants; size and weight may also vary by plant, please contact a sales member at Glen-Gery for more information
When looking for bricks, spec ify the size rather than the name. Bricks with the same name may have different specs due to differences in the way they’re made. Common Brick Dimensions. In the United States, the typical bricks are 8 × 4 × 2.25 inches (203 × 102 × 57 mm) while in Australia they are 9 x 4.33 x 3 inches (230 x 110 x 76mm).
Nominal brick dimensions are used in modular construction and are the specified size plus the width of the mortar joint. Most bricks are manufactured so that the nominal sizes fit into a grid of 4", which coincides with the modules of other building materials such as doors, windows, and wood components. Brick Selection for Architects
Lightweight Queen Size bricks, or sometimes called "Queens", provide the same face size as Lightweight Engineer Modular bricks but with a reduced bed dept of 3". The result is a cost-effective building material in a beautiful brick product!
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COMPARATIVE WALL COSTS FOR DIFFERENT SIZED BRICK MODULAR VS. BUILDERS SPECIALS, 2 5/8” KINGSIZE, 12” UTILITIES, ENGINEER, CLOSURES, AND NORMANS Costs vary from one area to another and the costs below may not parallel those in your area.
When you're building a large residential or commercial project, choose the brick that delivers beauty and economy on an equally grand scale: Acme Brick's Estate Size. These attractive units are exactly one inch taller than our popular King Size brick: 9 5/8" x 3 5/8" x 2 3/4", which translates to 3.6 units per square foot with a standard 3/8" mortar joint.
Outstanding curb appeal and versatility have made King Size Brick the best selling item in the Acme Brick product line. Furthermore, their face dimensions make them cost-efficient. Compared with standard size brick, Acme King Size brick can lower total brick wall cost by 25% or more.