Masonry Building (Grey) Block (Adelaide & South Australia)
Masonry is one of the oldest – and most enduring – building techniques. Improvements in masonry material, engineering practices, and mix designs have ensured the ongoing popularity of masonry products, which are famed for their durability.
Australian Paving Centre has a large range of standard masonry units (grey blocks). Concrete masonry blocks are extremely durable, strong and versatile. Their versatility makes them ideal for use in any kind of construction work.
At APC, you can find Masonry concrete blocks of various types:
- Solid and cored units
- Smooth and split faced finishes
- Fire rated blocks
- Special purpose blocks
- Special shapes and designs
Standard concrete masonry units have been used in the construction industry for years. Nowadays, premium masonry units are being used in cutting-edge architectural designs. Premium masonry blocks are coloured, smooth faced, and split faced; and are used in a variety of modern designer architectural structures.
Concrete masonry blocks add aesthetic appeal to various structures. They are available in a range of colours, designs, and textures. With such a wide choice on offer, you can find the perfect design to suit your needs. Take a structural wall, for example. These can be found in any residential area, formal or semi formal space, as well as outdoor areas, such as terraces, paths, and garden surroundings. A designer structural wall would give your abode a unique feel like never before!
Standard concrete units also offer a natural look to urban structures. These blocks naturally blend in with surrounding buildings, complementing them in the best possible way.
Concrete masonry blocks are true performers, when it comes to safety and durability:
- Outstanding protection against fires
- High wind force resistance
- Ability to withstand earthquakes
- Higher thermal mass
- Ability to minimise frequent swings in temperature
- Ability to shift cooling and heating loads
- Sound attenuation
- Great insulators against sound, heat and cold
Standard concrete (grey) masonry blocks stand the test of time. They have been used throughout the ages for structures such as classrooms, courthouses, churches and government offices. These masonry blocks perfectly combine with both traditional architecture and modern designs.