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Aerolite Quarries Pty Ltd

Masonry Products

Aerolite lightweight masonry fillers are available as either:

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Combined fines and aggregate product known as  Block Mix

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3.0mm minus light weight sand product

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A washed 7.00mm aggregate product

Block mix can be produced as either:
 

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8.00mm minus product

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5.00mm minus product (by special request)

Typical PARTICLE DENSITY AND WATER ABSORPTION 8.00mm minus Block Mix (as per AS 141.5)

 Un-compacted Bulk Density as per dry basis

 0.85 Tonne/M3

  Many manufactures use Aerolite Block Mix in their grey block manufacture to give:

bulletHigh Strength: Strengths of up to 18 mega Pascal compressive strength can be achieved with commercial mixes
bulletLight weight: when compared to dense weight aggregate and sands, weight savings of up to 35% can be achieved
bulletImproved Fire Rating: use of block mix in replacement of conventional materials can more than double the fire rating of the finished block
bulletImproved Acoustic performance: Use of block mix can improve acoustic performance 

 Apparent Particle Density 

 1.92 Tonne/M3

 Dry Particle Density 

 1.51 Tonne/M3

Saturated Surface Dry Particle Density

 1.72 Tonne/M3

Typical Water Conten

 13 %

.Typical PARTICLE SIZE DISTRIBUTION 8.00mm minus Block Mix (as per AS 141.5)

 Sieve Size (mm) 

 % Passing

 

bulletSome manufactures prefer to use combinations of fines cuts and aggregate in different ratios to that normally found in the as produced block mix product. This is usually done to develop specific prosperities of weight or strength. Call our office below for fuller details of how we might help with your particular problem.

8.00

98

6.70

72

4.75

45

3.35

32

2.36

25

0.075

1

  

Contact Details:

Aerolite Quarries Pty Ltd,

Old Boundary Road,

Anakie Victoria 2115

Phone: 03 52 841243

Fax: 03 52 841 395
 

Postal Address:

PO Box 472,

North Geelong, VIC, 3215

AH: 0419874982

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