Ashlite blockwork provides excellent levels of sound insulation between buildings and adjoining rooms.
It can be used in party wall constructions, based on lightweight blockwork specifications, detailed in Approved Document E to the Building Regulations.
Ashlite blocks are medium to dark grey in colour with a granular surface texture suitable for plastering or rendering.
They have a face size of 440m x 215mm and are available in 100mm and 140mm widths in solid form only.
Inner and outer leaves of external cavity walls
- Internal walls, including fire break walls
- Separating walls including those conforming to Robust Detail specifications
- External and internal walls below ground (7.3N/mm2 strength blocks should be used to walls exposed to the external ground)
- Infill units to beam and block flooring