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Masonry - Densities

Aggregate blocks come in two types.

Dense aggregate blocks have a density in the range 1800 2100 kg/m3, while lightweight aggregate blocks have with a density in the range 650 1500 kg/m3.

Aircrete blocks have a density in the range 400 900 kg/m3.

Concrete bricks have a density in the range 1900 2100 kg/m3 for Commons, Facing and Engineering Quality and 1400 kg/m3 for lightweight bricks.

For further information see the Concrete Block Association  or the Autoclaved Aerated Concrete Products Association


Acknowledgement: Concrete Society