Solid Concrete Block
Solid concrete blocks, which are highly heavyweight and formed by aggregate, are primarily utilized in construction projects. They’re sturdy and give structures a lot of solidities. These solid blocks are ideal for large-scale projects such as force-bearing walls. They’re compared to bricks that come in big sizes. As a result, constructing concrete masonry takes less time than brick masonry.
- Weather Resistance: -Exceptional weather resistance due to reduced water absorption. Capable of withstanding bad weather.
- Low Breakage and High Strength: -Three times stronger than conventional clay bricks with consistency in strength.
- Low Wastage: -Zero Wastage while transporting, usage & handling.
- Time Saving: -Saves both time and Labor Cost
1800 - 2400 Kg/cum
Uses of Concrete Blocks:
- Concrete Blocks are a great option for partition walls because they are quick and easy to install. The inclusion of steel reinforcement adds to the structure’s strength.
- Exterior and Interior Load-bearing Walls, Partition Walls, Panel Walls, and Boundary Walls are common uses for Hollow Concrete Blocks.
- Solid Concrete Blocks are perfect for Chimney and Fireplace building, but they also work well for Non-load Bearing Walls and Garden Walls.
- Concrete blocks are also used in a variety of smaller landscaping projects. Many Outdoor Furniture & Patio ideas, for example, include Outdoor Seating, Decorative screens, Outdoor Bar, Flower Bed, and many others.
- Concrete blocks can cover stored commodities from the effects of changing weather. It’s no surprise that engineers prefer it to construct Material Bins.
Advantages of Concrete Blocks:
- The reduced wall thickness due to narrower Concrete Blocks than a traditional brick masonry wall makes the space larger by increasing the carpet surface.
- Concrete block building is more systematic, faster, and stronger than brick masonry because of the vast size of the blocks.
- Better thermal insulation is provided.
- It effectively absorbs sound and protects the interiors from noise pollution. Using concrete blocks provides additional fire protection.
- Protects precious agricultural land that is extensively mined to produce clay bricks.
- Individual pieces can be manufactured to a larger customized size and shape, allowing for a quick building cycle turnaround.
- Concrete Blocks, unlike traditional bricks, have a consistent size that lowers the need for plaster, making them a more cost-effective solution. The mortar consumption rate is lower than in traditional masonry construction, but the overall strength of the structure is increased.
Disadvantages of Concrete Blocks:
- The expense of constructing a residence out of concrete blocks is significantly higher.
- Some of the blocks may need to be cut to reach critical systems.
- Concrete block homes aren’t usually attractive from the outside.
- Over time, concrete blocks may be subject to water seepage.
- Some regional preferences may not be compatible with this material.
- Windows and doors can easily detract from the environmental benefits.