Some vital technical jargons in brick masonry
Given below, some of the very crucial technical terms which are the inherent part of a brick masonry.
Brick that is placed along with its length in longitudinal direction to the face of the wall.
Full brick that is placed along with its length analogous to the face of the wall.
Layer that exist horizontally in brick.
Course of brick work that is entirely consisted of header.
Course of brick work that is completely consisted of stretchers.
Segment of brick cut in such a way that one long face stays uncut.
Brick is sliced in such a manner that the width of its end remains half of full brick.
Brick remains half as wide as total brick.
Segment of brick that is sliced half over the width.
It has similarity with king closer but the only variation is that the entire length of the brick is beveled.
Details of joints found in brick masonry:
Mortar joint contains sloped (downwards) edge.
Joint concave insides.
Mortar joint remains in the shape of a V.
Mortar joint is flush with the brick surfaces.
A greater part of the mortar joint is raked out. It is not secure, impervious joint.
Mortar joint contains a sloped (ascending) edge.