technical data

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 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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Efflorescense

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

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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 Description: Bricks tend to bow the longer the dimension.

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

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WArpage

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

chemical resistance

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

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Test Description: PCI pullout tests were done with ribbed backed brick as we had not made the keybacked at that time.

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Brick back structure

King Klinker thin brick can be made with a key-backed structure or a ribbed-backed structure.

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King Klinker USA Headquarters 300 Sherry Lynn Lane Sparta, WI 54656

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