An investigation on the production of construction brick with Perlite addition

Demir I., Orhan M.

EURO CERAMICS VIII, PTS 1-3, ss.2161-2164, 2004 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
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  • Basım Tarihi: 2004
  • Dergi Adı: EURO CERAMICS VIII, PTS 1-3
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.2161-2164


In this study, the production of light building brick with adding of perlite into the clays was aimed. The materials which were used the study was carried out chemical, mineralogical and thermal analysis. In order get comparable results, the materials produced to test were added into the brick clay which is by weight: A: 0% perlite, B: 2,5% and C: 5% expanded perlite (EP). Test specimens were produced by vacuum extrusion with a press having cross-section of 75x40 mm, 100 mm length and 35% perforation volume.