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Technical Information on Building Materials for Use in the Design of Low-Cost Housing – 38. Mortar and Brick Properties and Their Relation to Bond



Release Date: 
November 1936 (4 pages)
Posted Date:   
June 1, 2020



This historic digest is part of a series published by the U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Bureau of Standards on the technical characteristics of building materials used in the construction of affordable housing units. Each digest presents condensed, essential facts regarding its given topic, and is intended for use by staff at federal agencies, manufacturers, trade associations, and builders. This publication presents a summary of the 1934 National Bureau of Standards research paper “A Study of the Properties of Mortars and Bricks and Their Relation to Bond”.


This report is part of the collection of scanned historical documents available to the public.