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Arihant Aura
D-13 / ITTC Industrial Area
Turbhe, Navi Mumbai.
Mobile : +91 88790 01118
Email: sales@aricrete.com
Cover About AAC
Comparison Between AAC Block & Red / Clay Bricks

Particulars AAC Block Red / Clay Bricks
Size ( LxHxB )  600mm X  240mm X 100mm 225mm x 75mm x 100mm ( 8.5 Bricks per 1 AAC Blocks )
Precision  In Size Variation  1.0 ( + / - ) Variation  5.15 ( + / - )
Compressive  Strength 3-4.0 N.mm2 (As per IS: 2185 part III ) 2.5-3.0 N/mm2
Dry  Density 550 - 650 Kg / m3 ( Oven dry ) 1800 Kg / m3
Fire  Resistance 2 To 6 Hour Depending On Thickness 2 Hours
Sound  Reduction  Index (dB) 45 For 200 mm Thick Wall 50 For 230 mm thick wall
Thermal  Conductivity (Kw-m/C ) 0.16 0.81
Mortar  Consumption M3 with 1:6 0.5 Bag Of Cement 1.50 Bag Of Cement
Construction  Time per mason 10 Sqm per 30 minutes 15 Sqm.
Chemical Composition Fly ash used around 70% which reacts with binders (Lime & Cement ) to form AAC Soil is used which contains many inorganic impurities like sulfates etc.
Finishing can be directly cut or shaped/sculpted as required. Not Possible
Contribution To Carpet Area 2 - 5 % Not Possible
Cost Benefit Factor Saving upto 15% in structural cost due to reduction of dead load (Subject to project design ) No Cost Benefit
Energy  Saving Upto 30% of Airconditioning Load reduction. No Energy Saving
SHIFT FROM RED BRICKS TO ARICRETE - TIME HAS COME