Clay 2013 Archive
The ACerS Structural Clay Products Division (SCPD) in conjunction with the National Brick Research Center (NBRC) held it’s Spring Meeting May 13-14 in Salt Lake City, Utah. This is the first year that ACerS SCPD and NBRC have held their meeting together and it was very well received by the attendees. During the technical session, attendees were able to hear from nine speakers on topics ranging from efflorescence to thin brick production and testing. The meeting concluded on the final day with NBRC’s general membership meeting followed by a review of their research program.
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- Factual Assessment of Masonry Efflorescence, Brad Cobbledick, Brampton Brick
- Optimization of Shale Usage at Acme Brick’s Tulsa Plant, Garth Tayler, Acme Brick
- Update on Building Information Modeling (BIM) for Masonry Initiative, Chip Clark, The Brick Industry Association
- Belden’s Experience with Thin Brick, Bob T. Belden, The Belden Brick Company
- Testing Thin Brick, Parker Stroble, The National Brick Research Center
- Update on EPA’s Maximum Achievable Control Technology (MACT) Rule, Terry Schimmel, Boral Brick
- A New Type of Biomass Gasifer, Christophe Aubertot, Direxa Engineering
- R-Value and Thermal Mass of Brick Masonry, John Sanders, The National Brick Research Center
- The Bigger Picture: Perspectives from a Brick Mason, Alan Johnson, IMS Masonry
ACerS would like to thank these Clay 2013 Welcome Reception & Suppliers Mixer sponsors: