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SECTION 04210
HAND MOULDED BRICK MASONRY
 
 
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** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Old Carolina Brick Co.; handmade clay masonry units.
.
This section is based on the products of Old Carolina Brick Co., which is located at:
475 Majolica Rd.
Salisbury, NC 28147
Toll Free Tel: 800-536-8850
Tel: 704-636-8850
Fax: 704-636-0000
Email: request info ()
Web: www.handmadebrick.com
[ Click Here ] for additional information.
The classic beauty of Old Carolina Brick is created by hand. Each brick is hand molded in the ageless tradition of craftsmanship and lasting beauty. Used on fine homes, distinctive commercial buildings, and notable historical restorations throughout the country and world locations, Old Carolina brick add a unique warmth and creative flavor to any architectural design. Our handmade brick are primarily used by discerning designers and architects to create visually stimulating textures, patterns, and color palettes.
Based on our commitment to quality and authenticity, Old Carolina brick are each hand molded and then hard fired to provide the beautiful bisques, hues, and unique colors identical to those of brick made centuries ago. Our hand crafting process imparts distinctive folds, finger marks, and particular surface irregularities for individual characterization of each brick. Old Carolina handmade brick provide a unique appearance unequalled by conventional mass produced brick. Special shapes and custom brick sizes are available, and can be readily created from customer designs. Old Carolina bricks are used as pavers as well as face brick, and are often used on beautiful landscaping applications.
 
PART 1 GENERAL
 
1.1
SECTION INCLUDES
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete items below not required for project.
 
A.
Hand moulded clay masonry units and accessories for the following applications:
1.
Facing brick.
2.
Thin brick.
3.
Pavers.
1.2
RELATED SECTIONS
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete any sections below not relevant to this project; add others as required.
 
A.
Section 03300 - Cast-in-Place Concrete.
B.
Section 04200 - Unit Masonry.
C.
Section 05120 - Structural Steel Framing.
D.
Section 05400 - Cold-Formed Metal Framing.
E.
Section 05500 - Metal Fabrications.
F.
Section 06100 - Rough Carpentry.
G.
Section 07100 - Dampproofing and Waterproofing.
H.
Section 07250 - Weather Barriers.
I.
Section 07600 - Flashing and Sheet Metal.
1.3
REFERENCES
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete references from the list below that are not actually required by the text of the edited section.
 
A.
ANSI A41.1 - American Standard Building Code Requirements for Masonry.
B.
ANSI A41.2 - Building Code Requirements for Reinforced Masonry.
C.
ASTM C 216 - Standard Specification for Facing Brick (Solid Masonry Units Made from Clay or Shale).
D.
ASTM C 902 - Standard Specification for Pedestrian and Light Traffic Paving Brick.
E.
ASTM C 1088 - Standard Specification for Thin Veneer Brick Units Made from Clay or Shale.
F.
Brick Industry Association (BIA) Technical Notes on Brick Construction 20 - Cleaning Brickwork.
1.4
DESIGN / PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS
A.
Work shall conform to ANSI A41.1 Building Code Requirements for Masonry, ANSI A41.2 Building Code Requirements for Reinforced Masonry or equivalent sections of the applicable Code.
1.5
SUBMITTALS
A.
Submit under provisions of Section 01300 - Administrative Requirements.
B.
Product Data: Manufacturer's data sheets on each product to be used, including:
1.
Preparation instructions and recommendations.
2.
Storage and handling requirements and recommendations.
3.
Installation methods.
C.
Verification Samples: Furnish not less than five individual brick as samples, showing extreme variations in color and texture.
D.
Manufacturer's Certificates: Test reports to certify products meet or exceed specified requirements.
1.6
QUALITY ASSURANCE
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Insert qualifications required. Delete if not required.
 
A.
Manufacturer Qualifications: Minimum 10 years manufacturing similar products.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Insert qualifications required. Delete if not required.
 
B.
Installer Qualifications: Minimum 3 years installing similar products.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Include a mock-up if the project size and/or quality warrant taking such construction. The following is one example of how a mock-up on a large project might be specified. When deciding on the extent of the mock-up, consider all the major different types of work on the project.
 
C.
Mock-Up: Mock-up or sample panels shall be used to review brick and mortar color and serve as the standard of workmanship for the Project.
1.
Construct mockup panel approximately 4 feet (1.2 m) long by 3 feet (1 m) high, showing the proposed color range, texture, bond, mortar , tooling, cleaning, and workmanship. All brick shipped for the sample shall be included in the panel.
2.
Locate where directed by Architect.
3.
When required, provide a separate panel for each type of brick or mortar.
4.
Do not start work until Architect/Engineer has accepted sample panel.
5.
Use panel as standard of comparison for all masonry work built of same material.
6.
Do not destroy or move panel until work is completed and accepted by Architect.
D.
Brick Test Reports:
1.
Bricks sampled and tested in accordance with ASTM C 67.
2.
Test Reports:
a.
Testing and reports shall be completed by an independent laboratory.
b.
Test reports for each type of building and facing brick shall be submitted to the Architect/Engineer for review.
c.
Test reports shall indicate:
1)
Compressive strength.
2)
24 hour cold water absorption.
3)
5 hour boiling absorption.
4)
Saturation coefficient.
5)
Initial rate of absorption.
6)
Efflorescence.
1.7
ALLOWANCES
A.
Include under provisions of Division 01 Section - Allowances.
B.
Allowance includes each type of clay masonry unit included in this section. Installation is included in this section and is part of Contract Sum/Price.
1.8
DELIVERY, STORAGE, AND HANDLING
A.
Store products in manufacturer's unopened packaging until ready for installation.
B.
Store brick off the ground to prevent contamination by mud, dust or other materials likely to cause staining or other defects.
C.
Cover all materials with a nonstaining waterproof membrane material when necessary to protect from elements.
D.
Store different types of materials separately.
1.9
PROJECT CONDITIONS
A.
Maintain environmental conditions (temperature, humidity, and ventilation) within limits recommended by manufacturer for optimum results. Do not install products under environmental conditions outside manufacturer's recommended limits.
B.
Protection of Work:
1.
Wall Covering:
a.
During erection, cover top of wall with strong nonstaining waterproof membrane at end of each day or shutdown.
b.
Cover partially completed walls when work is not in progress.
c.
Extend cover minimum of 24 inches (610 mm) down both sides.
d.
Hold cover securely in place.
2.
Load Application:
a.
Do not apply uniform floor or roof loading for at least 12 hours after building masonry columns or wall.
b.
Do not apply concentrated loads for at least 3 days after building masonry columns or walls.
3.
Stain Prevention:
a.
Prevent grout or mortar from staining the face of masonry.
b.
Remove immediately grout or mortar in contact with face of masonry.
c.
Protect all sills, ledges and projections from droppings of mortar.
d.
Protect base of wall from rain-splashed mud and mortar splatter.
e.
Scaffold boards shall be turned on edge when work is not in progress.
PART 2 PRODUCTS
 
2.1
MANUFACTURERS
A.
Acceptable Manufacturer: Old Carolina Brick Co., which is located at: 475 Majolica Rd.; Salisbury, NC 28147; Toll Free Tel: 800-536-8850; Tel: 704-636-8850; Fax: 704-636-0000; Email: request info (); Web: www.handmadebrick.com
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete one of the following two paragraphs; coordinate with requirements of Division 1 section on product options and substitutions.
 
B.
Substitutions: Not permitted.
C.
Requests for substitutions will be considered in accordance with provisions of Section 016000 - Product Requirements.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
2.2
FACE BRICK
A.
Facing Brick: ASTM C 216, Grade SW, Type FBA.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete brick sizes not required.
 
1.
Size: Modular 020: 2-1/4 x 3-5/8 x 7-5/8 inches.
2.
Size: Oversize 000: 2-3/4 x 4 x 8-1/2 inches.
3.
Size: Norman 2293: 2-1/4 x 3-5/8 x 11-5/8 inches.
4.
Size: Roman 1642: 1-5/8 x 3-5/8 x 11-5/8 inches.
5.
Size: Queen Size 040: 2-3/4 x 3-5/8 x 7-5/8 inches
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete colors not required.
 
6.
Color: Savannah Grey.
7.
Color: Georgetowne.
8.
Color: Tryon.
9.
Color: Charlestowne.
10.
Color: Whiltshire.
11.
Color: Bessemer Grey.
12.
Color: Low Country.
13.
Color: Londontowne.
14.
Color: Park Ridge.
15.
Color: Old Post Office.
16.
Color: Cambridge.
17.
Color: St. Michaels.
18.
Color: Jefferson College.
19.
Color: Williamstowne.
20.
Color: Cape Charles.
21.
Color: Dumaine.
22.
Color: Carters Grove.
23.
Color: Brunswick.
B.
Special Shapes: As required by project requirements.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete special shapes not required.
 
C.
All brick supplied shall be pre-blended by the manufacturer.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Old Carolina thin brick are 3/4 inch faces cut from genuine handmade brick and give an exceptional appearance for non-structural use for walls, back splashes, wine cellars, fireplaces, ceilings, and numerous projects. Thin brick can be used for both interior and exterior applications. Delete if not required.
 
2.3
THIN BRICK
A.
Thin Brick: ASTM C 1088, Type FBA.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete brick sizes not required.
 
1.
Size: Modular Thin TB-020: 2-1/4 x 3/4x 7-5/8 inches.
2.
Size: Oversize Thin TB-000: 2-3/4 x 3/4 x 8-1/2 inches.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete colors not required.
 
3.
Color: Savannah Grey.
4.
Color: Georgetowne.
5.
Color: Tryon.
6.
Color: Charlestowne.
7.
Color: Whiltshire.
8.
Color: Bessemer Grey.
9.
Color: Low Country.
10.
Color: Londontowne.
11.
Color: Park Ridge.
12.
Color: Old Post Office.
13.
Color: Cambridge.
14.
Color: St. Michaels.
15.
Color: Jefferson College.
16.
Color: Williamstowne.
17.
Color: Cape Charles.
18.
Color: Dumaine.
19.
Color: Carters Grove.
20.
Color: Brunswick.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Classic. Antique. Elegant. Old Carolina fired clay brick pavers are created by hand. All of our brick are hand moulded in the colonial tradition of craftsmanship and lasting beauty. All of our genuine handmade brick are solid so that every one may be used flat for paving or landscaping. Delete if not required.
 
2.4
PAVERS
A.
Pavers: ASTM C 902, Grade SX, Type FBA.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete paver sizes not required. Fill in size if using a brick size as a paver.
 
1.
Size: Patio Paver 050: 1-3/8 x 3-3/4x 8 inches.
2.
Size: Patio 4x8 010: 2-1/4 x 4 x 8 inches.
3.
Size: Large Paver 2309: 2-3/4 x 5-5/8 x 7-5/8 inches.
4.
Size: Dutch Paver 060: 1-3/8 x 6 x 6 inches.
5.
Size: Dutch Paver 070: 2-1/4 x 8 x 8 inches.
6.
Size: Hexagon Paver 065: 6 x 1-3/8 inches.
7.
Size: Hexagon Paver 090: 6 x 2-1/4 inches.
8.
Size: _____.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete colors not required.
 
9.
Color: Savannah Grey.
10.
Color: Georgetowne.
11.
Color: Tryon.
12.
Color: Charlestowne.
13.
Color: Whiltshire.
14.
Color: Bessemer Grey.
15.
Color: Low Country.
16.
Color: Londontowne.
17.
Color: Park Ridge.
18.
Color: Old Post Office.
19.
Color: Cambridge.
20.
Color: St. Michaels.
21.
Color: Jefferson College.
22.
Color: Williamstowne.
23.
Color: Cape Charles.
24.
Color: Dumaine.
25.
Color: Carters Grove
26.
Color: Brunswick.
B.
All pavers supplied shall be pre-blended by the manufacturer.
2.5
PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS
A.
Minimum Compressive Strength (ASTM C 216 and ASTM C 902): 5000 psi.
B.
Maximum Initial Rate of Absorption (IRA) (ASTM C 216 and ASTM C 902): 50 g/min/30 sq.in.
C.
Maximum Absorption, 24 Hour Submersion in Cold Water (ASTM C 216 and ASTM C 902): 10 percent.
D.
Efflorescence (ASTM C 216 and ASTM C 902): Not Effloresced.
E.
Abrasion Resistance (ASTM C 216 and ASTM C 902): 0.15.
PART 3 EXECUTION
 
3.1
EXAMINATION
A.
Do not begin installation until substrates have been properly prepared. If substrate preparation is the responsibility of another installer, notify Architect of unsatisfactory preparation before proceeding.
3.2
PREPARATION
A.
Clean surfaces thoroughly prior to installation. Prepare surfaces using the methods recommended by the manufacturer for achieving the best result for the substrate under the project conditions.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if thin handmade brick not required.
 
3.3
INSTALLATION, THIN BRICK
A.
Install in accordance with manufacturer's instructions and approved submittals.
1.
Lay masonry with full head and bed joints.
2.
Lay all thin brick plumb and true to lines.
3.
When adjustment is necessary to be made after mortar begins to harden, remove hardened mortar and replace with fresh mortar.
4.
Lay masonry in bond pattern as indicated on drawings or general notes. Reference BIA Technical Note 30 for additional requirements.
5.
Tool exposed joints when "thumb-print" hard.
6.
Flush cut all joints not tooled.
7.
When pointing, rake mortar joints to a depth of not less than 1/2 inch (12 mm). Fill solidly with pointing mortar. Tool joints.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete joint profiles not required.
 
8.
Joint Profile: Tool mortar joints to a concave appearance.
9.
Joint Profile: Tool mortar joints to a concave V-shaped appearance.
10.
Joint Profile: Tool mortar joints to a concave grapevine appearance.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if brick pavers not required.
 
3.4
INSTALLATION, BRICK PAVERS
A.
Install in accordance with manufacturer's instructions and approved submittals.
1.
Use Bricklayer's Method with stiff plastic mortar for setting bed and joint filling.
2.
Lay all brick plumb and true to lines.
3.
Mortar that has reached initial set prior to placement of the pavers shall be removed and discarded.
4.
Joints shall be tooled to the required profile when the mortar becomes thumbprint hard.
5.
Pavement should be cured under plastic sheeting or other methods to maintain moisture for at least seven days or as weather conditions dictate.
6.
Do not allow traffic until mortar has cured at least seven days or as weather conditions dictate.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete joint profiles not required.
 
7.
Joint Profile: Tool mortar joints to a concave appearance.
8.
Joint Profile: Tool mortar joints to a concave V-shaped appearance.
9.
Joint Profile: Tool mortar joints to a concave grapevine appearance.
3.5
CLEANING
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if thin handmade brick not required.
 
A.
Cleaning Handmade Brick:
1.
Clean pre-selected sample wall area. Do not proceed with cleaning until approved by Architect .
2.
Clean by bucket and brush method in accordance with manufacturer's instructions and as outlined in BIA Technical Notes 20.
3.
Use cleaning compounds recommended by manufacturer based on type of brick selected.
4.
Pressure washing or cleaning with a wire brush are not acceptable.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if handmade pavers not required.
 
B.
Cleaning Handmade Pavers:
1.
Clean pre-selected sample paving. Do not proceed with cleaning until approved by Architect .
2.
Clean by Bricklayer's Method in accordance with manufacturer's instructions and as outlined in BIA Technical Notes 20.
3.
Use cleaning compounds recommended by manufacturer based on type of brick paver selected.
4.
Pressure washing or cleaning with a wire brush are not acceptable.
5.
Sealer coatings are not acceptable, and not required.
3.6
PROTECTION
A.
Protect installed products until completion of project.
B.
Touch-up, repair or replace damaged products before Substantial Completion.
END OF SECTION