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English translation: facing brick/soap (American usage)

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German term or phrase:Vormauerstein
English translation:facing brick/soap (American usage)
Entered by: Johanna Timm, PhD
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12:33 Jul 31, 2001
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German term or phrase: Vormauerstein
In a wall treatment brochure:
"Kalksandsteine sind nur as frost-beständige Vormauersteine geeignet.

Vormauerstein?

Thanks,

Harold
Harold
facing brick/soap (American usage)
Explanation:

suggested by Gelbrich, FWB Bauwesen: Vormauerklinker: frostprrof engineering brick
Vormauervollziegel: frostproof solid brick

Vormauerung: frost-resistant masonry

SOAP: A masonry unit of normal face dimensions, having a nominal 2 in. thickness.

Please refer to the link below for a useful brick glossary!
Hope to have helped!
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nafacing brick/soap (American usage)
Johanna Timm, PhD
naexternal brick
Mats Wiman


  

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external brick


Explanation:
Ernst:
Vormauerstein m / fair faced brick, external brick

Mats Wiman
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33 mins
facing brick/soap (American usage)


Explanation:

suggested by Gelbrich, FWB Bauwesen: Vormauerklinker: frostprrof engineering brick
Vormauervollziegel: frostproof solid brick

Vormauerung: frost-resistant masonry

SOAP: A masonry unit of normal face dimensions, having a nominal 2 in. thickness.

Please refer to the link below for a useful brick glossary!
Hope to have helped!



    Reference: http://www.stewart-homes-inc.com/brick_terms.htm
Johanna Timm, PhD
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