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Chemical Resistant Brick: Fire Clay Brick Shapes
One important advantage of fire clay brick is its low iron content. This characteristic makes fire clay
brick preferable for textile mills and paper/pulp industries where processing chemicals can leach iron from
the brick and cause color contamination. Accordingly, these brick are seen as contributing to end product
In addition, fire clay brick's buff coloration is more light reflective than red shale brick. This factor
can sometimes be a factor in illumination planning.
For review of the physical properties of Belden red shale chemical resistant brick, please refer to the Chemical Resistant Brick Properties page.
TOTAL CHAMFER (Ct)
EQUALS 2 X C
Chamfered double stretchers and headers are custom-chamfered in 1/16" increments to the size specified
by the tank or vessel designer.
STANDARD FIRE CLAY SHAPES
All standard stretcher units shown are furnished as either W-5 (wire cut on five (5) sides) or as S-3,
scored on three (3) sides.
All standard shapes shown are furnished as wire cut units, six (6) sides.
Bullnose radius headers and stretchers are available in both single and double size units upon request.
Please contact The Belden Brick Company for availability: (330) 451-2031.