ASTM C 1261—07 Specification for Firebox Brick for Residential Fireplaces (PDF Download)

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This specification covers brick intended for use as the lining in the fireboxes of residential fireplaces. Firebox brick are manufactured from clay, fire clay, shale, or similar naturally occurring earthy substances and subjected to a heat treatment at elevated temperatures (firing). The heat treatment must develop a fired bond between the particulate constituents to provide the strength and durability requirements. Firebox brick shall be shaped during manufacture by molding, pressing, or extruding and cutting. Modulus of rupture test, pyrometric cone equivalent test, size test, and warpage test shall be performed to conform to the specified requirements.

This standard is referenced in the 2012 International Building Code® and the International Residential Code®.

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This specification covers brick intended for use as the lining in the fireboxes of residential fireplaces. Firebox brick are manufactured from clay, fire clay, shale, or similar naturally occurring earthy substances and subjected to a heat treatment at elevated temperatures (firing). The heat treatment must develop a fired bond between the particulate constituents to provide the strength and durability requirements. Firebox brick shall be shaped during manufacture by molding, pressing, or extruding and cutting. Modulus of rupture test, pyrometric cone equivalent test, size test, and warpage test shall be performed to conform to the specified requirements.

This standard is referenced in the 2012 International Building Code® and the International Residential Code®.

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Publisher ASTM International
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