Civil Engineering - Building Materials - Discussion


Pick up the constituent of good brick earth whose excess causes the raw bricks shrink and warp during drying and burning, from the following:

[A]. Alumina
[B]. Lime
[C]. Ironoxide
[D]. Magnesia.

Answer: Option A


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Mayur Malviya said: (Feb 24, 2017)  
Excess of lime is also warp the bricks.

Raghav said: (Mar 22, 2017)  

Excess of lime makes bricks loose it shape.

Garry said: (Jan 7, 2018)  
Excess of lime causes the brittleness of brick and the wraping of BRICS is the second effect so the correct answer is alumina.

Kajal Tomar said: (Mar 12, 2019)  
Lime prevents warping not induced alumina.

So, it is the right answer.

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