Close textured, lightweight paint grade concrete blocks.
Suitable for constructing internal walls in commercial projects where a low weight of blockwork is required.
Can be used to the following building types:
The blocks can accommodate drylining, dense plaster and finishing coats. Consult manufacturer for further finish recommendations.
Close textured, lightweight paint grade concrete blocks, developed for use in commercial buildings. The blocks are medium grey to buff in colour. Available in 190 mm width, solid form only.
Features and benefits:
The mortar type for work above ground level should be designation (iii) / Compressive Class M4. Stronger mixes may be used only with the permission of the designer. Stronger mixes may also be required for work below ground in accordance with PD 6697. Consult manufacturer for details.
Movement joints should be considered in accordance with PD 6697 at approximately 6 m spacings. In areas of concentrated stress, such as those above and below openings, consideration should be given to the use of bed joint masonry reinforcement.
The design of walls should be in accordance with relevant design standards including BS 8103:2, BS EN 1996-1-1 and the requirements of the Building Regulations.
Close textured, paint grade.
440 x 190 x 215 mm
E60/297 Proprietary infill blocks
F10/18 Concrete facing blockwork
F10/355 Concrete common blockwork
To BS EN 771-3.
Loadbearing units for internal walls.
Medium grey to buff in colour with a close texture.
0.37 W/m·K at 3% moisture content.
Work sizes (length x width x height)
440 x 190 x 215 mm.
Net dry density
Reaction to fire
Water vapour permeability
Lignalite Concrete Blocks.
Sound reduction index
No finish: 45 dB Rw; painted: 51 dB Rw.
Four hours (loadbearing and non-loadbearing).
Painted (one face): 9.1 m³/hr/m²; painted (two faces): 4 m³/hr/m².