Foundation blocks – Durox Supabloc

Durox SupablocOn the Code 6 home,  Durox Supabloc blocks are used below DPC for the inner leaf of the cavity wall. The dimensions of the blocks are 620mm long x 215mm wide x 215mm high.  They can be used in sulfate conditions not exceeding DS-2.

Blocks used in this project have a unit weight of 13.6 kg and a compressive strength of 3.6 N/mm2.

Further information

Open the technical information (pdf, 399kb) or see more information on the Tarmac website (new window).

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During its lifetime Precast concrete will effectively re-absorb much of the carbon dioxide that was used to create it in the first place. Precast units, aggregate blocks and aircrete will ultimately re-absorb the CO2 used to create them.  See more on Tarmac Topfloor for information on staircases used in the house build.