Specifications Comparism Savings Advantages

 

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Comparison of GEOLITE Lightweight Concrete Bricks with Others

Clay Bricks
Solid Flyash Bricks
GEOLITE Lightweight Concrete Bricks
Advantages of ALC
Density - Kg/M3
1800-1900
2400-2500
650-750
Lightweight
Compressive Strength – Kg/Cm2
25-35
Kg/Cm2
50-70
Kg/Cm2
30-40
Kg/Cm2
Optimum Strength
Water absorption
25 - 30 %
15 -20 %
15 - 20 %
closed cell structure reduces water absorption  and increases thermal and acoustic insulation
Thermal And Acoustic Insulation
Low
Low
Very High
Shape And Size
Irregular
Fairly regular
Accurate
Larger and accurate Size and Shape so, Less Number of Joints, Less Wastage, Less Mortar and Less Plaster
Breakage / Wastage
8 – 10 %
5 – 8 %
2 – 3 %
No of Bricks per M3
580 ( 3”x4”x9”)
580 ( 3”x4”x9”)
49 ( 6”x9”x24”)
Mortar Joint Thickness
12 – 15 mm
8 – 10 mm
3 – 5 mm
Mortar Consumption
Very High
Lesser than Clay Bricks
Very Low
Plaster Thickness
15 – 20 mm
10 – 12 mm
5 – 10 mm
Handling & Construction Speed
Average
Average
Up to 3 Time Faster
larger Size and lesser weight

 

Specifications Comparism Savings Advantages