You will need

- calculator;
- roulette.

Instruction

1

Take a single red (silicate) brick that has a standard size 250h120h65 mm, and referred to in documents as 1.0. Calculate the amount in 1 cubic meter - get 513 pieces, and weight is 3.6 kg (hollow, weighs 2.5 kg). Find out from the seller the average density of material to calculate the exact weight of 1 cu. m (weight can range from 1200 to 1800 kg).

2

Take half a red or a silicate brick in standard size and one half 250x120x88 mm, in documents referred to as the 1.5.0. Count how many will fit in 1 cubic meter you Get about 379 products. The mass of one single full-bodied brick 5.4 kg, hollow - 3.75 kg.

3

Take a double red or sand-lime brick having standard dimensions mm 250х120х138 referred to in the documents as a 2.0. Calculate the amount in 1 cubic meter you Get about 200 pieces. The mass of solid double brick is 7.2 kg, core 5 kg.

4

Go to the standard pallet of bricks and a tape measure, measure all the brick, if it is laid in the shape of rectangle or square. Make sure that at the 1st pan fits 1 cubic meter of material.

Note

Calculate the total quantity of bricks, consider the thickness of walls, number of walls, size and number of Windows and doors. When counting the number of bricks in the masonry consider the presence of seams:

- single brick: 400 pieces;

- bastard:302;

- double: 200 pieces.

- single brick: 400 pieces;

- bastard:302;

- double: 200 pieces.

Useful advice

All calculations regarding the number of bricks in 1 cubic meter is better to do in a brick factory in agreement with the administration. On one pallet is typically placed 1 cu. m of brick; so, hiring transport, consider how many pallets fit in one car considering the weight of construction material:

GAZelle: 1 pallet;

- ZIL: 6 pallets;

- KAMAZ without trailer: 10 pallets;

the barge with trailer (20 t): 20 pallets.

GAZelle: 1 pallet;

- ZIL: 6 pallets;

- KAMAZ without trailer: 10 pallets;

the barge with trailer (20 t): 20 pallets.