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ASTM C1261

Standard Specification for Firebox Brick for Residential Fireplaces

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Organization: ASTM
Publication Date: 1 December 2013
Status: active
Page Count: 2
ICS Code (Refractories): 81.080
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This specification covers brick intended for use as the lining in the fireboxes of residential fireplaces.

Firebox brick are manufactured from clay, fire clay, shale, or similar naturally occurring earthy substances and subjected to a heat treatment at elevated temperatures (firing). The heat treatment must develop a fired bond between the particulate constituents to provide the strength and durability requirements of this specification (see Terminology C1232).

NOTE 1-Firebox brick are typically installed using ground fire clay mortar or refractory mortar. Mortar joints are typically 18 in. (3.2 mm) thick, just thick enough to accommodate dimensional variations in the firebox brick.

The text of this specification references notes and footnotes that provide explanatory material. These notes and footnotes (excluding those in tables and figures) shall not be considered as requirements of this specification.

The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to SI units that are provided for information only and are not considered standard.

This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.

Document History

ASTM C1261
December 1, 2013
Standard Specification for Firebox Brick for Residential Fireplaces
This specification covers brick intended for use as the lining in the fireboxes of residential fireplaces. Firebox brick are manufactured from clay, fire clay, shale, or similar naturally occurring...
December 1, 2013
Standard Specification for Firebox Brick for Residential Fireplaces
This specification covers brick intended for use as the lining in the fireboxes of residential fireplaces. Firebox brick are manufactured from clay, fire clay, shale, or similar naturally occurring...
August 1, 2010
Standard Specification for Firebox Brick for Residential Fireplaces
This specification covers brick intended for use as the lining in the fireboxes of residential fireplaces. Firebox brick are manufactured from clay, fire clay, shale, or similar naturally occurring...
June 1, 2007
Standard Specification for Firebox Brick for Residential Fireplaces
This specification covers brick intended for use as the lining in the fireboxes of residential fireplaces. Firebox brick are manufactured from clay, fire clay, shale, or similar naturally occurring...
December 15, 2005
Standard Specification for Firebox Brick for Residential Fireplaces
This specification covers brick intended for use as the lining in the fireboxes of residential fireplaces. Firebox brick are manufactured from clay, fire clay, shale, or similar naturally occurring...
January 1, 2004
Standard Specification for Firebox Brick for Residential Fireplaces
(Footnote *) This specification covers brick intended for use as the lining in the fireboxes of residential fireplaces. Firebox brick are manufactured from clay, fire clay, shale, or similar...
November 10, 1998
Standard Specification for Firebox Brick for Residential Fireplaces
1. Scope * 1.1 This specification covers brick intended for use as the lining in the fireboxes of residential fireplaces. 1.2 Firebox brick are manufactured from clay, fire clay, shale, or similar...
June 10, 1996
Standard Specification for Firebox Brick for Residential Fireplaces
A description is not available for this item.
November 10, 1995
STANDARD SPECIFICATION FOR FIREBOX BRICK FOR RESIDENTIAL FIREPLACES
A description is not available for this item.
March 15, 1994
STANDARD SPECIFICATION FOR FIREBOX BRICK FOR RESIDENTIAL FIREPLACES
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