IMPORTED AND OUT-OF-STATE BRICKS


DURO 1

Marked face of the DURO 1 firebrick

Brand name: DURO 1

Company: Harbison-Walker Refractories Co.

Location: Pennsylvania.

Years: 1915-1937+ (brick made)

Type: Acid-proof brick

Description: Brand name "DURO 1" recessed on the face. Wedge-shaped brick is 9 inches long, 4 1/2 inches wide, 2 1/2-1 7/8 inches thick for the No. 1 wedge.

References: Gurcke, Karl, Bricks and Brickmaking, University of Idaho Press, 1987, p. 228-229; Graves, Jim, Brick Brands of the United States, 2003; Harbison Walker Refractories Company, Modern Refractory Practice, Second Edition, 1937.

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