Description

Ashlite

  • Manufactured from 100% recycled aggregate conserving valuable sources of primary material
  • Suitable for various applications above and below ground
  • Good surface key for the direct application of plasters and renders
  • Provides a strong background for all types of fixings

Ashlite – Medium Dense Concrete Block

Ashlite is medium dense, loadbearing block, manufactured from 100% recycled aggregate conserving valuable sources of primary material. They are robust and durable suitable for a range of walling applications. This includes the inner leaf of

cavity walls when used with cavity insulation, separating or partition walls, infill blocks in beam and block flooring systems. They can also be used externally where rendering or cladding is to be applied to the wall. The blocks provide a strong background for holding fixings. Ashlite block combines good all round technical performance with a high content of recycled material.

Features & Benefits

  • Manufactured from 100% recycled aggregate conserving valuable sources of primary material
  • Suitable for various applications above and below ground
  • Good surface key for the direct application of plasters and renders
  • Provides a strong background for all types of fixings

Technical Info

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

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