Further Studies of the Effect of Silicone Treatment of Bricks on Properties of Masonry

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DOIResolve DOI: http://doi.org/10.4224/20338332
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TypeTechnical Report
Series titleInternal Report (National Research Council Canada. Division of Building Research); no. DBR-IR-247
Physical description7 p.
SubjectBrick; Masonry
AbstractSilicone treatment of bricks prior to their use in construction as a means of reducing efflorescence and improving the strength of bond and resistance to moisture penetration of masonry has been reviewed previously. At the same time results of tests made in the Division of Building Research indicated that the treatment of high-suction bricks with silicone resulted in improved performance of brickwork with respect to resistance to moisture penetration, compared with similar brickwork of untreated high-suction bricks.
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PublisherNational Research Council Canada
AffiliationNational Research Council Canada
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NRC numberNRC-IRC-7385
NPARC number20338332
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Record created2012-07-19
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