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architectural concrete block shapes

We Explain...The Different Styles Of Concrete Blocks

23/08/2016  Split faced concrete blocks, unlike smooth faced ones, are extremely rough. Depending on how many rough sides are desired, the molds that create these ones keep the block connected but scored at the top to provide the place where a chisel will break the concrete. Once the blocks have cured they pass under a high pressure, mechanical chisel-like machine that splits the concrete and

Architectural Masonry Products Forticrete

The decorative concrete facing blocks are maintenance free and are available in a huge selection of colour and textures including Fairface, Shot-Blasted and Granito. Browse through our Architectural Masonry products by finish, or download the brochure. Fairface. Shot-blasted. Splitface . Burnished Venezia™ Polished Florentine® Trentino. Novastone. Granito. Profiles. Linear. Precast Concrete ...

We Explain...The Different Styles Of Concrete Blocks

23/08/2016  Split faced concrete blocks, unlike smooth faced ones, are extremely rough. Depending on how many rough sides are desired, the molds that create these ones keep the block connected but scored at the top to provide the place where a chisel will break the concrete. Once the blocks have cured they pass under a high pressure, mechanical chisel-like machine that splits the concrete

Specialty Block and Shapes - Carroll's Building Materials

Specialty Block and Shapes. Carroll’s Building Materials offers a wide range of specialty Concrete Blocks and Shapes. Be sure to check out our Paver section we offer a wide variety of Clay Brick, Clay Pavers, Concrete Brick, Concrete Pavers and Base Materials. For your convenience we have included the standard names for each profile Block

Types of Concrete Blocks or Concrete Masonry Units in ...

Concrete blocks are manufactured in required shape and sizes and these may be solid or hollow blocks. The common size of concrete blocks is 39cm x 19cm x (30cm or 20 cm or 10cm) or 2 inch, 4 inch, 6 inch, 8 inch, 10 inch and 12-inch unit configurations.

TYPICAL SIZES AND SHAPES OF CONCRETE MASONRY

UNIT SHAPES. Concrete masonry unit shapes have been developed for a wide variety of applications. Some common unit configurations are shown in Figure 2. Typically, the face shells and webs are tapered on concrete masonry units. Depending on the core molds used in the manufacture of the units, face shells and webs may be tapered with a flare at one end, or may have a straight taper from top to ...

ARCHITECTURAL BLOCKS – Superior Block

Castle Rock is an architectural concrete masonry unit in which the 8″ x 16″ surface is subdivided into three unequal sections in the mold. Further these sections are split automatically on different planes which provides four different shapes in each pair of blocks. Installation Castle Rock units are laid in running (half) bond. Units are selected randomly so as not to create a defined ...

Concrete Blocks CMU Building Blocks Chambersburg PA

Nitterhouse’s Ground Face CMU comes in a variety of shapes and sizes, with each block carefully produced to have a uniform appearance. Our ground face CMU meets ASTM-C90 standards, and builders can use these blocks at or below grade for exterior or interior applications. These concrete blocks arrive ready to use with an integral water repellent and sealed with a water-based acrylic resin ...

Fairface Architectural Masonry Products Forticrete

There are currently 10 solutions for aggregate concrete blocks in the Robust Standard Details, 3 for dense masonry (1850-2300kg/m³). E-WM-1. E-WM-3. E-WM-9. Forticrete can offer dense aggregate blocks to meet these 3 situations.

How To Make Decorative Concrete Blocks - Old House

18/06/2013  His first issue was how to make molds for the five rusticated block shapes: pier blocks, tapered bases, tapered column capitals, column drums, and column disks, all with the same rough-hewn finish. Although it’s possible to buy mold-making materials that can be used repeatedly, because Marty needed to copy four designs (the fifth was an altered version of another), the cost of the materials ...

Circles and Shapes - Stonecrete Direct

Circles and Shapes; Edgings; Block Paving; Cobbles and Setts; Walling; Decorative Aggregates; Building Materials. Cement and Aggregates; Building Products; Stone Pier Caps. Concrete Utility Pier Caps; Dry Cast Utility Pier Caps; Breydon Pier Caps; Norfolk Classic Pier Caps; Classic Stone Pier Caps; Regency Stone Pier Caps ; New Victorian Stone Pier Caps; Monkston Pier Caps; Shallow Chamfered ...

Screen Walling Blocks-Sunwall - at SOLENT BUILDING

Screen Walling Blocks-Sunwall. Screen Walling Blocks will add that classic look to any project. Yes, we still stock these popular Thakeham Sunwall Walling products and they are available in three patterns - Floral, Square and Diamond and two colours - Grey and Cream. A range of Pilasters , Caps and Coping are also available in both colours.

Types of Concrete Blocks or Concrete Masonry Units in ...

Concrete blocks are manufactured in required shape and sizes and these may be solid or hollow blocks. The common size of concrete blocks is 39cm x 19cm x (30cm or 20 cm or 10cm) or 2 inch, 4 inch, 6 inch, 8 inch, 10 inch and 12-inch unit configurations.

An Oldcastle - Superlite Block

2 SUPERLITE BLOCK An Oldcastle® Company Superlite Block’s Shapes and Sizes Directory aims to assist you in the design process. The various types of concrete masonry units

ARCHITECTURAL BLOCKS – Superior Block

Castle Rock is an architectural concrete masonry unit in which the 8″ x 16″ surface is subdivided into three unequal sections in the mold. Further these sections are split automatically on different planes which provides four different shapes in each pair of blocks. Installation Castle Rock units are laid in running (half) bond. Units are selected randomly so as not to create a defined ...

Concrete Blocks CMU Building Blocks Chambersburg PA

Nitterhouse’s Ground Face CMU comes in a variety of shapes and sizes, with each block carefully produced to have a uniform appearance. Our ground face CMU meets ASTM-C90 standards, and builders can use these blocks at or below grade for exterior or interior applications. These concrete blocks arrive ready to use with an integral water repellent and sealed with a water-based acrylic resin ...

How To Make Decorative Concrete Blocks - Old House

18/06/2013  His first issue was how to make molds for the five rusticated block shapes: pier blocks, tapered bases, tapered column capitals, column drums, and column disks, all with the same rough-hewn finish. Although it’s possible to buy mold-making materials that can be used repeatedly, because Marty needed to copy four designs (the fifth was an altered version of another), the cost of the materials ...

Fairface Architectural Masonry Products Forticrete

We can offer a U-shaped Lintel block in our Architectural Masonry range, in 100, 140 or 215mm widths. This can then be used to create a reinforced lintel unit capable of spanning openings yet still allowing the aesthetics of the masonry wall to be kept.

Architectural Masonry Premier Concrete Products

Premier Concrete offers the widest selection of construction, architectural, interior and exterior products available. We provide concrete block in dozens of sizes, styles, textures, shapes and creative designs. But sometimes even that's not enough, so we also offer custom designs and colors. Premier Concretes' customers are always assured of product quality and consistency, versatility ...

Special Shapes - Best Block

Committed to serving specifiers, contractors and installers across the country, Best Block manufactures the highest quality line of architectural and standard block as well as segmental retaining walls on the market. Offering products in a wide array of shapes, sizes, colors, textures and finishes, Best Block delivers strength, beauty and function to any residential or commercial project.

Concrete blocks manufactured by Lignacite. Sustainable ...

CONTACT US FOR DELIVERY ON ALL CONCRETE BLOCKS. Brandon: Telephone: 01842 810678 Email: [email protected] Nazeing: Telephone: 01992 464441 Email: [email protected] PRODUCTS . TECHNICAL SERVICES . SERVICES . ASH GP MEDIUM DENSE BLOCK. LIGNACITE MEDIUM DENSE BLOCK . FIBO 850/950 LIGHT WEIGHT. LIGNACRETE DENSE BLOCK. LIGNALITE LIGHTWEIGHT BLOCK. matching coursing blocks ...

Circles and Shapes - Stonecrete Direct

Circles and Shapes; Edgings; Block Paving; Cobbles and Setts; Walling; Decorative Aggregates; Building Materials. Cement and Aggregates; Building Products; Stone Pier Caps. Concrete Utility Pier Caps; Dry Cast Utility Pier Caps; Breydon Pier Caps; Norfolk Classic Pier Caps; Classic Stone Pier Caps; Regency Stone Pier Caps ; New Victorian Stone Pier Caps; Monkston Pier Caps; Shallow Chamfered ...