RUTH W. SOLOMON
DR CALIFORNIA KING
11. 00-12. 40 P. M
THANKS 16TH AUGUST 2012
WESTERN WORLD END CLAY-BASED BRICK BUSINESS
This company was founded 30 years ago. It is located in South Africa. This produces roughly 86 million brick per annum according to the company. The company extracted clay in the own mines that it bought which is around 4 kilometers away from the grow. Road pickup trucks and trailers take the clay-based to the development site. Western world end uses the normal procedure for brick producing. That is:
5. Raw materials preparation
* Raw materials grinding
5. Drying environment
* Selecting and finally deliver to people or perhaps companies
The clay the fact that company applied is mined using deep shaft simply because need the sedimentary one. Sedimentary according to them is quite clean in comparison to the clay only on the area. They individual their own my own where they mine from your clay. It truly is 4 kilometers away from the plant. It also is the owner of trucks and trailers that carry the ground and also equipment necessary for stone and roof top tile producing. Preparation of Raw Materials
The business applies dry out preparation. The preparation method has been chosen because they desire quality, the strategy use the obtainable materials and the methods happen to be economic productivity.
The goal of dry planning is to decrease the particle size and to dry out the particles to around three to six per cent normal water content simultaneously. This is made by hammering. The hammering equipment is used from this process. The necessary additives are also added through this process step, e. g. hydrated lime scale may be added to the clay (3. several to zero. 6 %) to regulate and fix water content and maintain a great plasticity to be able to facilitate the cutting with the clay column in the extrusion-type process.
Diverse shaping strategies such as pressing, extrusion, and soft-mud are employed, depending on the sort of mass, this particular content plus the desired item. Here the bricks happen to be shaped...
References: * Western world end clay-based brick (2011). Brick making. Retrieved October 15, 2012, from http://www.westendclaybrick.co.za/files/Language%20of%20Claybricks
* Western end clay brick (2011). Brick making. Retrieved March 15, 2012, from http://www.westendclaybrick.co.za/files/Claybricks%20are%20green
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5. West end clay brick (2011). Stone making. Retrieved October 12-15, 2012, from http://www.westendclaybrick.co.za/technical_info.html