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ASTM C1261

Standard Specification for Firebox Brick for Residential Fireplaces

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Organization: ASTM
Publication Date: 10 November 1998
Status: inactive
Page Count: 2
ICS Code (Refractories): 81.080
scope:

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 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.

NOTE 1--Firebox brick are typically installed using ground fire clay mortar or refractory mortar. Mortar joints are typically ⅛ in. (3.2 mm) thick, just thick enough to accommodate dimensional variations in the firebox brick.

1.3 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.

1.4 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.

Document History

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...
ASTM C1261
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
A description is not available for this item.

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