- 1. Hollow block
- 2. Post or corner block
- 3. chaining block or lintel
- 4. Leg block and rabbet
- 5. Perforated or full block
- 6. Block to bancher
Choosing the right block of cinder block according to the particular needs of the masonry of a building: System D gives you the technical advice that enlighten you before buying.
1. Hollow block
Commonly used, this block has regular cells and two flange-shaped ends for packing vertical joints.
As needed, the hollow block cuts one-third to two-thirds.
2. Post or corner block
Featuring a square or round hole and a smooth flat end, this block allows for the vertical chaining of a wall.
The corner block can be cut to one-third.
3. chaining block or lintel
The specific shape of this block is designed to install a lintel at the top of the bay or to carry out the horizontal chaining of a building.
4. Leg block and rabbet
Its flat and smooth end destines this block to the realization of tables of bays and corners.
The implantation of its cells makes it easy to split this block into two halves.
5. Perforated or full block
The heaviest and heavier breezeblock!
These qualities reserve this block to the basement and buried underground because it allows to firmly establish the structure of a building.
6. Block to bancher
H-shaped, this block serves as a formwork lost.
After inserting the reinforcements, the concrete is poured directly into the cells.
This block is perfectly suited to the construction of retaining walls.