ParametersClay BrickConcrete Solid BlockClay Hollow BlockAAC Light Weight Block
Also Known asRed bricks, Chamber bricks, Table mould bricks, Clay wire cut bricksCement blocks, concrete blocks, masonry blocksPorotherm blocksAAC blocks, Autoclaved aerated concrete blocks
CompositionSoil, 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 Kgs4 Inch = 17.5 - 18.5 Kgs4 Inch = 6 - 7 Kgs4 Inch = 9 - 9.5 kgs
 6 Inch = 4.5 - 5 kgs6 Inch = 25 - 26 Kgs6 Inch = 8.5 - 9.5 Kgs6 Inch = 12.5 - 13 kgs
  8 Inch = 34 - 35 kgs8 Inch = 11 - 11.5 kgs8 Inch = 14 - 14.5 kgs
Advantages Zero maintenance cost, fire resistant.More durable, increase in stability and is capable of carrying more loads.Rapid execution, reduction in cost and has better insulation properties.High thermal insulation power, environmental friendly.
Strength2.5 - 3 N/mm25 N/mm2<3.5 N/mm2Grade 1 = 4 N/mm2
    Grade 2 = 3N/ mm2
ColourRedRed, GreyRedGrey
Load carrying capacity YesYesNoNo
No. of bricks/ blocks required per square meter43 Nos.12 Nos.12 Nos.8 Nos.
Prices of bricks/ blocks per square meter (Average rate for an 4 Inch Thick Wall)Rs.344Rs.339Rs.484Rs.444

SIZES (Length x Breadth x Height):

CLAY BRICK

CONCRETE SOLID BLOCK

CLAY HOLLOW BLOCK

LIGHT WEIGHT BLOCK

3 Inch = 9in x 3in x 3in 3 Inch Brick

6 Inch = 9in x 6in x 3in 6 Inch Brick

4 Inch = 16in x 4in x 8in 4 Inch solid block

6 Inch = 16in x 6in x 8in 6 Inch solid block

8 Inch = 16in x 8in x 8in 8 inch solid block

4 Inch= 16in x 4in x 8in 4 Inch Porotherm Block

6 Inch= 16in x 6in x 8in 6 Inch Porotherm Block

8 Inch= 16in x 8in x 8in 8 Inch Porotherm Block

4 Inch= 24in x 4in x 8in 4 Inch AAC Block

6 Inch= 24in x 6in x 8in 6 Inch AAC Block

8 Inch= 24in x 8in x 8in 8 Inch AAC Block


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