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Application

  • Inner and outer leaves of cavity walls over three storeys.
  • Internal partition walls.
  • Building Regulations (E&W) Approved Document E and Robust Detail acoustic separating walls.
  • Block and beam floor infill.
  • Foundation walls below dpc.
  • Decorative facing walls.
  • BRE Green Guide A+ rated walls.

Manufactured to BS EN 771-3.

Description

Dense concrete blocks are the most durable and resilient block available, perfect for high strength, acoustic and decorative applications.

Dense blocks are manufactured from Class 2 aggregates and consist of up to 30% recycled raw material. Produced to BS EN 771-3.

Applications:

  • Inner and outer leaves of cavity walls over three storeys.
  • Internal partition walls.
  • Building Regulations (E&W) Approved Document E and Robust Detail acoustic separating walls.
  • Block and beam floor infill.
  • Foundation walls below dpc.
  • Decorative facing walls.
  • BRE Green Guide A+ rated walls.

Manufactured to BS EN 771-3.

General information
Finish

Fairtex

Close-textured finish available for decorative, fair-faced applications.

Standard

Provides an excellent surface for mortars, renders and plasters.

Uniclass 2015
Aggregate concrete blocks (Pr_20_93_52_01)Primary
Specification data - Aggregate concrete blocks
Product Reference

Dense Concrete Block

CompressiveStrength

7.3 N/mm²

10.4 N/mm²

Thickness

75 mm

90 mm

100 mm

140 mm

215 mm

Finish

Fairtex

Close-textured finish available for decorative, fair-faced applications.

Standard

Provides an excellent surface for mortars, renders and plasters.

Standard product features

Face size (BS EN 771-3):

440 x 215 mm.

Dimensional tolerance (BS EN 772-16):

Category D1.

Dry density (BS EN 772-13):

1850–2100 kg/m³.

Thermal conductivity (BS EN 1745):

1.17 W/mK (protected inner leaf), 1.26 W/mK (exposed outer leaf).

Fire resistance (BS EN 13501-1):

Class A1.

Configuration (BS EN 1996-1-1):

Solid, group 1.

Product Options

Compressive strength:

7.3 and 10.4N/mm³ available as standard, higher strengths are available to order.

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