technical data

Test
Standard
ASTM C-666 (b)
at least 150 PSI for all 10 panels
Test
Standard
ASTM C-666 (b)
at least 150 PSI for all 10 panels

Test Description: Center brick is extracted from 5 precast panels. Another set of 5 precast panels undergo 300 cycles of freeze/thaw and then the center brick is extracted. 

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PCI Freeze/thaw pullout

King Klinker thin brick exceeded the freeze/thaw tests by at least 27%.  Freeze/thaw cycles have little effect on King Klinker thin brick. King Klinker passed for all clay body colors. 

Please contact us for PCI certification letter. 

Test
Standard
ASTM C1088
Less than 5%
Test
Standard
ASTM C1088
Less than 5%

Test Description: Brick is placed in cold water for 24 hours and boiling water for 5 hours. 

water absorption

King Klinker thin brick has a water absorption of ~3%, just enough water absorption for perfect bonding yet not too much for maximum integrity of the clay body. 

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Test
Standard
ASTM C1088
None
Test
Standard
ASTM C1088
None
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Efflorescense

King Klinker thin brick has no chalky white efflorescense usually caused by impurities in the clay.

Test
Dimensions of L, W or H
TBX Standard
ASTM 216
3" and under
+/- 1/16"
Over 3" to 4"
+/- 3/32"
Over 4" to 6"
+/- 1/8"
Over 6" to 8"
+/- 5/32"
Over 8" to 12"
+/- 7/32"
Over 12" to 16"
+/- 9/32"
Test
Dimensions of L, W or H
TBX Standard
ASTM 216
3" and under
+/- 1/16"
Over 3" to 4"
+/- 3/32"
Over 4" to 6"
+/- 1/8"
Over 6" to 8"
+/- 5/32"
Over 8" to 12"
+/- 7/32"
Over 12" to 16"
+/- 9/32"
Test
Dimensions of L, W or H
PCI Standard
PCI
up to 8"
+0" / - 1/16"
up to 12"
+ 0" / - 3/32"
Test
Dimensions of L, W or H
PCI Standard
PCI
up to 8"
+0" / - 1/16"
up to 12"
+ 0" / - 3/32"

sIZE

King Klinker thin brick meet TBX tolerance for all sizes.

Modular and Norman meet PCI dimensional standards for precast projects.

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Test
Dimensions of L, W or H
TBX Standard
ASTM 216
8" and under
1/16"
Over 8" to 12"
3/32"
Over 12" to 16"
1/8"

Test Description: Bricks tend to bow the longer the dimension.

Test
Dimensions of L, W or H
PCI Standard
PCI
up to 12"
1/16"

Test Description: Important for Precast as bricks get stepped on before pour.

Test
Dimensions of L, W or H
TBX Standard
ASTM 216
8" and under
1/16"
Over 8" to 12"
3/32"
Over 12" to 16"
1/8"
Test
Dimensions of L, W or H
PCI Standard
PCI
up to 12"
1/16"
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WArpage

All King Klinker thin brick sizes meets the warpage standard of TBX.

Test
Standard
PN-EN ISO 10545-13
Hydrochloric acid 3% Citric acid 10% Potassium hydroxide 3%
Test
Standard
PN-EN ISO 10545-13
Hydrochloric acid 3% Citric acid 10% Potassium hydroxide 3%

chemical resistance

King Klinker thin brick is not affected by acidic cleaning agents.

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