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The variables that determine the cost

The tile (or tile) is a particular type of covering used to cover floors and walls both as a finishing element and as a decoration. and also for artistic purposes. The tiles have a modest thickness (the minimum varies from 4 to 15 mm) and can be made in various geometric shapes (for example, rectangles, squares, hexagons, etc.) and in different formats (the most common are 15×15 cm, 20×20 cm , or 15×20 cm, 20×20 cm). Likewise, they can be made of different materials: terracotta, brick, marble, concrete, ceramic, etc. Furthermore, the resistance of the tiles is directly proportional to the cooking temperature: the higher it is, the more the dough solidifies. All these variables greatly affect the cost of the tiles: for example,

The features and the various models


The cost of the brick depends largely on the results of the tests that verify the quality and resistance of building materials: these test the resistance of the bricks to compression, water, humidity and traction, porosity, etc. For example, the compressive strength test consists of subjecting the brick to a greater load (until the breaking load is reached). The cost of bricks also varies according to the material they are made of (concrete, brick, etc.), the type of processing and the size. Nowadays, in fact, they vary from a minimum thickness of 5 cm to a maximum size of 1 × 12 × 14 m. However, the average size is 60x120x250mm. In addition, bricks can have various shapes and ensure different levels of insulation:

The characteristics of the product


The bricks can be perforated (with a percentage of holes up to 25% of the total volume), semi-perforated or solid. Obviously, this last category includes all the bricks that are without holes or, at the most, with a percentage of perforation less than 15% of the total volume. The most used solid bricks fall within the UNI 5628-65 classification, characterized by measures of 5.5 × 12 × 25 cm. The production of solid bricks is based on the extrusion method; they are building elements that have been progressively replaced by hollow bricks, but which are still used to renovate buildings in a classical style (in particular, in the load-bearing walls and facades). The cost of solid bricks are much lower than those of other bricks (from 0.90 euros to 1.3 euros at most). L’

Cost of bricks: The characteristics of the product


The facing bricks are characterized by a wide range of colors that allow effects in shades or uniform colors, for performance and design forms. This type of brick makes it possible to create external and internal insulation systems, in order to obtain better respect for the environment and greater savings. The cost of facing bricks is determined by some variables, including size: the larger the size, the less facing bricks are needed to complete the job. Consequently, the number of pieces per square meter will be reduced and there will be a lower cost for the purchase of bricks. Furthermore, there are countless facing bricks on the market, precisely due to the fact that they have to offer a wide variety of aesthetic solutions. For example, their thickness varies from a minimum of 20 mm to a maximum of 55 mm, and they are embellished with color effects originating from the use of different clays, sands and firings. However, these particular characteristics do not greatly affect the cost of the bricks.

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