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Split Solid Block - Aggregate concrete blocks

Split Solid Block - Aggregate concrete blocks

Colinwell Masonry

Colinwell Split Face Concrete Masonry Blocks have a rugged textured finish, to give the appearance of natural worked stone.

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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 split 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.
  • Non-combustible and will not contribute to the spread of flame.
  • Blocks are efflorescence free.
  • Available in a variety of colours.

General information

Color

Grey

Available in a variety of colours.

Red

Cream

Green

Gold

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Finish

Rough

Rugged textured finish.

Material

Concrete

Shape

Rectangular

With sharp arises.

Size

440 x 100 x 225 mm

L x W x H.

Uniclass 2015

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

Split solid, rugged texture 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.

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.

Reaction to fire

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


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Colour

Abbey blend.

Bracken.

Buff.

Cinder blend.

Cream.

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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, rugged texture.

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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