Visit of Fly Ash Brick Manufacturing Plant, Indore-Pithampur Road
Visit of fly ash plant started at 8:00 AM Dated on 24/04/2018 from Oriental University. Team arrived at visiting place at 9:00 AM. When the team arrived, Mr. Abhishek was present there. Under his guidance, Oriental students started their visit as follows:-
Directly, the raw material is mixed in mixing chamber. Lime, fly ash, cement and stone chipping are mixed in ratio of 15%, 40%, 3%, 40%. and 2% water.
After mixing, the raw material is directly goes onto the conveyor belt. The raw material then goes into the machine hopper then a load of 150 to 200 tonne is applied.
The raw 10 bricks shifted on tray by the conveyer belt at a time. These tray bricks manually shifted for drying.
The dried bricks are arranged on ground in the form of stacks. After then curing process takes place till the strength achieved as per IS provisions.
Now bricks are ready to use for construction.
Precaution before using the fly ash bricks-
⦁ Dimensions of these bricks should be 19cm x 9cm x 9 cm
⦁ Color should be visibly grey.
⦁ Should be free from any cracks and manufacturing defects.
⦁ Water Absorption should not be more than 10%
⦁ Strength of bricks must be 10-12 N/mm2.
Department of civil engineering conducted field visit of Fly Ash Brick Manufacturing Plant.
Details of Team
Coordinators of visit Head of visit Visit Controller
- Mr. Sagar Jamle
- Mr. Ankit Pal
Head of the Visit
- Mr. Ajay Sharma
- Mr. Manoj Prajapat
- Mr. Lalit Makwana
- Mr. Akash Pushpad