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Insulite Standard Concrete Block

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Insulite Concrete Block 75 mm

Thomas Armstrong (Concrete Blocks) Ltd Variant:
Third party certifications:
  • BES 6001

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  • ISO 14001 Environmental Management Systems

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  • ISO 9001 Quality Management

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Medium density lightweight aggregate block.

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Application

Suitable for use in the following:

  • Wall below DPC.
  • Internal partition walls.
  • Block and beam floor infill.
  • Inner and outer leaf of external cavity walls up to three storeys.
  • Acoustic separating party walls to Building Regulations (E&W) Approved Document E and Robust Details.

Description

Medium density lightweight aggregate block.


Features and benefits:

  • Manufactured to BS EN 771-3.
  • Perfect all round building block.
  • Cost-effective, simple to use and are ideal background block for renders, plasters and for fixing into.
  • Consist of over 90% high quality recycled and reclaimed raw material.
  • Standard textured finish provides an excellent surface for mortars, renders and plasters.

General information

Color

Grey

Finish

Textured

Material

Concrete

Shape

Rectangle

Length

440 mm

Width

90 mm

100 mm

140 mm

Height

215 mm

Warranty description

Lifetime

Uniclass

Pr_20_93_52_01 Aggregate concrete blocksPrimary

CAWS

F10/18 Concrete facing blockwork

F10/255 Concrete facing blockwork

F10/355 Concrete common blockwork

F10/36 Concrete common blockwork

Specification data - Aggregate concrete blocks

Standard

To BS EN 771-3:2011, ISO9001, ISO14001, BES 6001.

Block description

Premier.

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

Standard.

Provides an excellent surface for mortars, renders and plasters.

Appearance

Dark grey.

Configuration

Group 1.

Compressive strength

-

Mean value

3.6 N/mm².

4.2 N/mm².

7.3 N/mm².

10.4 N/mm².

Characteristic value

5.9 N/mm².

Category

II.

Freeze/ thaw resistance

Frost resistant.

Thermal conductivity

0.49 W/mK (protected inner leaf).
0.54 W/mK (exposed outer leaf).

Recycled content

40%.

Work sizes (length x width x height)

440 x 215 x 75 mm.

Tolerance category

D1.

Density

-

Gross dry density

Specifier to detail.

1450-1550 kg/m³.

Net dry density

1450-1550 kg/m³.

Reaction to fire

Class A1.

Water absorption by capillarity

90 g/(m2 x s-0.5).

Water vapour permeability

5/15 µ.

Moisture movement

0.6 mm/m.

Weight

117 kg/m²: walled weight.
11.0 kg: block weight.

Thickness

75 mm.

Environmental Product Declaration (EPD)

ISO 14001.

R-Value

0.15 m² K/W.

Sound reduction

44 dB (Rw).

Sustainability data

Contains Red List materials

No

Country of material origin

United Kingdom

Country of product manufacture

United Kingdom

Embodied carbon

A1-A3 (production stage) as defined in BS EN 15804

12.8 kg CO₂ eq/m²

14.4 kgCO2e/m².

Recyclability

100%

Recycled content

40 %

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Platform Compatible Version
Revit

Revit 2016

4

IFC
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4

Third party certifications

BES 6001

BES 6001

BES 6001 Responsible Sourcing - aggregate blocks

ISO 14001 Environmental Management Systems

ISO 14001 Environmental Management Systems

ISO 14001:2015 Environmental Management

ISO 9001 Quality Management

ISO 9001 Quality Management

ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management

Literature

Concrete Blocks Brochure

Concrete Blocks Brochure

U-Value Tables

U-Value Tables

Insulite Standard Block Datasheet

Insulite Standard Block Datasheet

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