Fireclay Brick — Creep In Compression (CIC)
A CIC test was performed on a test piece taken from a fireclay brick (approx. 35% Al2O3);
Test conditions: 0.2 N/mm2; 5 K/min; 25h at 1190°C; static air.
The double graph shows the dynamic heating phase and the time-scaled creep at constant temperature.