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Smooth Solid Block - Aggregate concrete blocks
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Smooth Solid Block - Aggregate concrete blocks

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Colinwell Masonry Variant:

Colinwell Smooth Concrete Masonry Blocks have a precise smooth texture that allow designers to create large, natural and smooth surfaces.            

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Application

  • Suitable for use in the construction of external and internal loadbearing and non-loadbearing walls, including the inner and outer leaves of cavity walls, party walls, partition walls and boundary walls.
  • Can also be used as reinforced masonry walls through incorporation of bed joint reinforcement.

Description

Masonry block with a smooth face finish. Manufactured from cement, graded aggregates, an integral waterproofer and pigment.


Features and benefits:

  • Versatile.
  • Suitable for environments where robust, durable finishes are required.
  • Good weathering characteristics.
  • Complements other building finishes, including traditional facing bricks, curtain walling and rainscreen cladding.
  • Water and frost-resistant, helping to retain a fresh, clean appearance.
  • Manufactured in accordance with BS EN 771-3 and BS 5628-1.
  • Cured by steam to give the blocks efflorescence-free performance characteristics.
  • Minimal maintenance required.
  • Blocks are efflorescence free.
  • Non-combustible and will not contribute to the spread of flame.
  • Available in a variety of colours.

General information

Shape

Rectangle

Color

Grey

Available in a variety of colours.

Red

Cream

Green

Gold

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Finish

Smooth

Material

Concrete

Size

  • L x W x H.
  • Standard metric L x H: 440 x 225.

440 x 100 x 225 mm

For solid and cellular blocks.


440 x 140 x 225 mm

For cellular blocks.


440 x 215 x 225 mm

For hollow blocks.

Uniclass

Pr_20_93_52_01 Aggregate concrete blocksPrimary

CAWS

F10/18 Concrete facing blockwork

F10/255 Concrete facing blockwork

Product range

Blocks

Specification data - Aggregate concrete blocks Enhanced data

Standard

To BS EN 771-3 and BS 5628-1.

Block description

Cellular, smooth face finish, graded aggregate, precast concrete masonry blocks.

Compressive strength

-

Mean value

15 N/mm².

Freeze/ thaw resistance

Water and frost-resistant, helping to retain a fresh, clean appearance.

-

Thermal conductivity

1.25 W/m·K.

Work sizes (length x width x height)

440 x 100 x 225 mm.

440 x 140 x 225 mm.

Accessory and special shape types

  • Non-standard components and specials may be cut from standard units or, depending on quantity, manufactured to individual requirements.
  • Consult manufacturer and insert requirements.


Not required.

Bond-beam blocks.

Cavity closers.

Cills.

Half blocks.

Lintels.

Quoins.

Squints.

Tolerance category

D2.

To BS EN 771-5.

Reaction to fire

Non-combustible and will not contribute to the spread of flame.

-

Colour

Bracken.

Recommended mortar: Maroon U53.

Buff.

Recommended mortar: Beige E74.

Cream.

  • Recommended mortar: Cream G89.
  • White cement should be used in the mix.


Green.

  • Recommended mortar: Green N70.
  • White cement should be used in the mix.


Honey.

Recommended mortar: Tan C30.

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Mortar type

Refer to manufacturer recommended mortar in colour specification guidance.

Manufacturer standard.

Maroon U53.

Beige E74.

Cream G89.

Green N70.

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Mortar mix

See manufacturer's literature and insert requirements.

Joint

See manufacturer's literature and insert requirements.

Spacing

6–10 m.

Spacing between control joint interval.

Material/ Finish

Concrete, smooth face finish.

Efflorescence

None.

Average density

2100 kg/m³.

Shrinkage

<0.04% (drying).

To BS EN 772.4.

Water absorption

3–6%.

Bond strength

0.15 N/mm² (in shear).

To BS EN 998.2, Annexure C.

Moisture movement

0.15 mm/m (maximum).

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