ParametersClay BrickConcrete Solid BlockClay Hollow BlockAAC Light Weight Block
Also Known as Red bricks, Chamber bricks, Table mould bricks, Clay wire cut bricks Cement blocks, concrete blocks, masonry blocks Porotherm blocks AAC blocks, Autoclaved aerated concrete blocks
Composition Soil, Sand, Lime or other concrete materials. M Sand, Cement, and Coarse Aggregates. Clay, Cement, and Coarse Aggregates. M Sand, Cement, and Coarse Aggregates.
Weight (kgs) 3 Inch = 3 - 3.5 Kgs 4 Inch = 17.5 - 18.5 Kgs 4 Inch = 6 - 7 Kgs 4 Inch = 9 - 9.5 kgs
  6 Inch = 4.5 - 5 kgs 6 Inch = 25 - 26 Kgs 6 Inch = 8.5 - 9.5 Kgs 6 Inch = 12.5 - 13 kgs
    8 Inch = 34 - 35 kgs 8 Inch = 11 - 11.5 kgs 8 Inch = 14 - 14.5 kgs
Advantages Zero maintenance cost, fire resistant. More durable, increase instability and is capable of carrying more loads. Rapid execution, reduction in cost and has better insulation properties. High thermal insulation power, environmentally friendly.
Strength 2.5 - 3 N/mm2 5 N/mm2 Grade 1 = 4 N/mm2
        Grade 2 = 3N/ mm2
Colour Red Red Grey Red Grey
Load carrying capacity Yes Yes No No
No. of bricks/ blocks required per square meter 43 Nos. 12 Nos. 12 Nos. 8 Nos.
Prices of bricks/ blocks per square meter (Average rate for a 4 Inch Thick Wall) Rs.344 Rs.339 Rs.484 Rs.444

Clay BrickConcrete Solid BlockClay Hollow BlockAAC Light Weight Block
3 Inch = 9in x 3in x 3in

3 Inch = 9in x 3in x 3in

4 Inch = 16in x 4in x 8in

4 Inch = 16in x 4in x 8in

4 Inch= 16in x 4in x 8in

4 Inch= 16in x 4in x 8in

4 Inch= 24in x 4in x 8in

4 Inch= 24in x 4in x 8in

6 Inch = 9in x 6in x 3in

6 Inch = 9in x 6in x 3in

6 Inch = 16in x 6in x 8in

6 Inch = 16in x 6in x 8in

6 Inch= 16in x 6in x 8in

6 Inch= 16in x 6in x 8in

6 Inch= 24in x 6in x 8in

6 Inch= 24in x 6in x 8in

  8 Inch = 16in x 8in x 8in

8 Inch = 16in x 8in x 8in

8 Inch= 16in x 8in x 8in

8 Inch= 16in x 8in x 8in

8 Inch= 24in x 8in x 8in

8 Inch= 24in x 8in x 8in