Learning Series: Brick Product & Technical Specifications [New York]

12:00pm - 1:00pm

445 5th Avenue
New York City, NY 10016
United States


Lunch will be provided.

Our events are open to architectural, design, and building industry professionals only.

Lunch & Learn:
Brick Product &Technical Specifications

This presentation will elaborate upon the information typically presented in a brick product technical data sheet, using typical Glen-Gery technical data sheets as examples. An overview of frequently encountered American brick standards will be provided. This will be followed by in-depth descriptions of the individual tests reported on in the data sheet, as well as the interpretation and significance of the reported values and their respective limits. You will earn 1 LU/HSW credit for attending. 

This presentation should teach attendees-

  • Analyze a typical brick technical data sheet to find physical properties related to brick durability.
  • Apply appropriate ASTM brick standards and based on intended use and building application.
  • Compare the requirements of “Grade”, “Class”, and “Type” applications within common brick standards.
  • Explore how tests used to determine commonly reported brick properties are performed.
  • Describe the significance of the reported values and how they relate to product performance.




About the presenter: Leroy Danforth


Leroy Danforth is Glen-Gery’s Wall Systems Research and Development Manager. A licensed Professional Engineer who has provided technical guidance to the building community for more than 20 years, Leroy’s contributions include a variety of technical articles and publications on brick construction, participation in the development of masonry codes and related standards and advancing industry knowledge via hundreds of continuing education seminars. Leroy’s current work focuses on testing, development and technical support and innovation of non-traditional masonry assemblies.


Email: events@glengery.com


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