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Thomas Armstrong (Concrete Blocks) Ltd

Incorporating

Stocks Blocks Ltd


William Rainford (Holdings) Ltd
Barnetts (Buglawton) Ltd

U Values
Using our range of concrete blocks
A series of example wall and floor
constructions using our blocks to
meet a range of target u-values
Serving the construction industry since 1830

This brochure contains over 900 individual u-value calculations Each table shows two alternative methods for achieving
for most common masonry wall types using the Thomas the target u-value for each block type used. However,
Armstrong groups range of concrete blocks. Although by no there will be alternative options available with other
means exhaustive, this set of data aims to provide solutions to insulation types and for specific u-value calculations,
achieving a range of u-values in most scenarios. please contact our Technical Department. The
information contained here is designed to offer the
The target u-values contained here encompass both current and most economical solutions, keeping cavity widths to a
likely future requirements imposed by the Building Regulations minimum wherever possible.
including zero carbon homes.

THOMAS ARMSTRONG
(Concrete Blocks)
WILLIAM RAINFORD
(HOLDINGS)
BARNETTS
(BUGLAWTON) STOCKS
LIMITED LIMITED LIMITED
BLOCKS

We are full members of both of the UKs leading industry associations; the Calculations are made in good faith and are based upon the data
Concrete Block Association (CBA) and the Aircrete Products Association provided by insulation manufacturers at the time. However, such data
is liable to change without prior notice from the manufacturer and we
(APA) and proudly support the Get Britain Building campaign spearheaded by
recommend that verification calculations are carried out at the design
British Precast. stage based upon the very latest available data.

The calculations shown here are intended for indicative use only and
Thomas Armstrong Limited and its associated companies cannot be
held liable for any incidental or consequential damage or loss arising
from the use of this data.

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Contents
Paral Fill Cavity Walls
Table 1 Brick outer leaf | Standard Mortar | Plasterboard on dabs Page 4

Table 2 Brick outer leaf | Standard Mortar | Wet Plaster Page 5

Table 3 Rendered Block outer leaf | Standard Mortar | Plasterboard on dabs Page 6

Table 4 Rendered Block outer leaf | Standard Mortar | Wet Plaster Page 7

Table 5 Brick outer leaf | Thin Joint Mortar | Plasterboard on dabs Page 8

Table 6 Brick outer leaf | Thin Joint Mortar | Wet Plaster Page 8

Table 7 Rendered Block outer leaf | Thin Joint Mortar | Plasterboard on dabs Page 9

Table 8 Rendered Block outer leaf | Thin Joint Mortar | Wet Plaster Page 9

Fully Filled Cavity Walls


Table 9 Brick outer leaf | Standard Mortar | Plasterboard on dabs Page 10

Table 10 Brick outer leaf | Standard Mortar | Wet Plaster Page 11

Table 11 Rendered Block outer leaf | Standard Mortar | Plasterboard on dabs Page 12

Table 12 Rendered Block outer leaf | Standard Mortar | Wet Plaster Page 13

Table 13 Brick outer leaf | Thin Joint Mortar | Plasterboard on dabs Page 14

Table 14 Brick outer leaf | Thin Joint Mortar | Wet Plaster Page 14

Table 15 Rendered Block outer leaf | Thin Joint Mortar | Plasterboard on dabs Page 15

Table 16 Rendered Block outer leaf | Thin Joint Mortar | Wet Plaster Page 15

Externally Insulated Solid Walls


Table 17 215mm Solid Airtec aerated block walls using Thin Joint mortar Page 16

Table 18 215mmInsuliteorDenseblock(laidat)walls Page16

Suspended Block & Beam Floors


Table 19 Airtec,InsuliteorDenseconcreteblockinll Pages17&18

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Table 01

Brick outer leaf, 50mm clear cavity

100mm block inner leaf using 10mm convenonal mortar

Plasterboarddot&dabinternalnish

0.28 0.25 0.22 0.20 0.18 0.15


2 2 2 2 2
W/m K W/m K W/m K W/m K W/m K W/m2K

55mm Kingspan / 65mm Kingspan / 80mm Kingspan / 100mm Kingspan /


Airtec XL 35mm Kingspan / 45mm Kingspan / Celotex Celotex Celotex Celotex
2.9N Celotex Celotex
50mm Kingspan K8 60mm Kingspan K8 70mm Kingspan K8 95mm Kingspan K8

Airtec 60mm Kingspan / 70mm Kingspan / 80mm Kingspan / 105mm Kingspan /


40mm Kingspan / 50mm Kingspan / Celotex Celotex Celotex Celotex
Standard Celotex Celotex
3.6N 55mm Kingspan K8 65mm Kingspan K8 75mm Kingspan K8 95mm Kingspan K8

Airtec 65mm Kingspan / 75mm Kingspan / 85mm Kingspan / 110mm Kingspan /


45mm Kingspan / 55mm Kingspan / Celotex Celotex Celotex Celotex
Seven Celotex Celotex
7.3N 60mm Kingspan K8 70mm Kingspan K8 80mm Kingspan K8 100mm Kingspan K8

70mm Kingspan / 80mm Kingspan / 90mm Kingspan / 115mm Kingspan /


50mm Kingspan / 60mm Kingspan / Celotex Celotex Celotex Celotex
Ultralite
Celotex Celotex
65mm Kingspan K8 70mm Kingspan K8 85mm Kingspan K8 105mm Kingspan K8

70mm Kingspan / 80mm Kingspan / 95mm Kingspan / 115mm Kingspan /


50mm Kingspan / 60mm Kingspan / Celotex Celotex Celotex Celotex
Insulite Celotex Celotex
65mm Kingspan K8 75mm Kingspan K8 85mm Kingspan K8 105mm Kingspan K8

75mm Kingspan / 85mm Kingspan / 95mm Kingspan / 120mm Kingspan /


Dense 55mm Kingspan / 65mm Kingspan / Celotex Celotex Celotex Celotex
Cellular Celotex Celotex
70mm Kingspan K8 75mm Kingspan K8 90mm Kingspan K8 110mm Kingspan K8

75mm Kingspan / 85mm Kingspan / 95mm Kingspan / 120mm Kingspan /


Dense 55mm Kingspan / 65mm Kingspan / Celotex Celotex Celotex Celotex
Solid Celotex Celotex
70mm Kingspan K8 75mm Kingspan K8 90mm Kingspan K8 110mm Kingspan K8

All calculaons are carried out in accordance with the latest methods as described in BS EN ISO 6946. A correcon level of zero has been used which assumes all joints between
insulaon basaresealedup.Theguresshownareintendedforindicavepurposesonly.Forspeciccalculaonspleasecontactoneofoursalesoces.

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Table 02

Brick outer leaf, 50mm clear cavity

100mm block inner leaf using 10mm convenonal mortar

Wet Plaster

0.28 0.25 0.22 0.20 0.18 0.15


2 2 2 2 2
W/m K W/m K W/m K W/m K W/m K W/m2K

60mm Kingspan / 70mm Kingspan / 80mm Kingspan / 105mm Kingspan /


Airtec XL 40mm Kingspan / 50mm Kingspan / Celotex Celotex Celotex Celotex
2.9N Celotex Celotex
55mm Kingspan K8 65mm Kingspan K8 75mm Kingspan K8 95mm Kingspan K8

Airtec 65mm Kingspan / 75mm Kingspan / 85mm Kingspan / 110mm Kingspan /


40mm Kingspan / 50mm Kingspan / Celotex Celotex Celotex Celotex
Standard Celotex Celotex
3.6N 60mm Kingspan K8 65mm Kingspan K8 75mm Kingspan K8 100mm Kingspan K8

Airtec 75mm Kingspan / 80mm Kingspan / 90mm Kingspan / 115mm Kingspan /


50mm Kingspan / 55mm Kingspan / Celotex Celotex Celotex Celotex
Seven Celotex Celotex
7.3N 65mm Kingspan K8 70mm Kingspan K8 80mm Kingspan K8 105mm Kingspan K8

70mm Kingspan / 80mm Kingspan / 95mm Kingspan / 115mm Kingspan /


50mm Kingspan / 60mm Kingspan / Celotex Celotex Celotex Celotex
Ultralite Celotex Celotex
65mm Kingspan K8 75mm Kingspan K8 85mm Kingspan K8 105mm Kingspan K8

75mm Kingspan / 85mm Kingspan / 95mm Kingspan / 120mm Kingspan /


55mm Kingspan / 65mm Kingspan / Celotex Celotex Celotex Celotex
Insulite Celotex Celotex
70mm Kingspan K8 75mm Kingspan K8 90mm Kingspan K8 110mm Kingspan K8

75mm Kingspan / 85mm Kingspan / 100mm Kingspan / 120mm Kingspan /


Dense 55mm Kingspan / 65mm Kingspan / Celotex Celotex Celotex Celotex
Cellular Celotex Celotex
70mm Kingspan K8 80mm Kingspan K8 90mm Kingspan K8 110mm Kingspan K8

80mm Kingspan / 90mm Kingspan / 100mm Kingspan / 125mm Kingspan /


Dense 55mm Kingspan / 65mm Kingspan / Celotex Celotex Celotex Celotex
Solid Celotex Celotex
70mm Kingspan K8 80mm Kingspan K8 90mm Kingspan K8 110mm Kingspan K8

All calculaons are carried out in accordance with the latest methods as described in BS EN ISO 6946. A correcon level of zero has been used which assumes all joints between
insulaon basaresealedup.Theguresshownareintendedforindicavepurposesonly.Forspeciccalculaonspleasecontactoneofoursalesoces.

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Table 03

Rendered 100mm Insulite block outer leaf, 50mm clear cavity

100mm block inner leaf using 10mm convenonal mortar

Plasterboarddot&dabinternalnish

0.28 0.25 0.22 0.20 0.18 0.15


2 2 2 2 2
W/m K W/m K W/m K W/m K W/m K W/m2K

55mm Kingspan / 65mm Kingspan / 75mm Kingspan / 100mm Kingspan /


Airtec XL 35mm Kingspan / 45mm Kingspan / Celotex Celotex Celotex Celotex
2.9N Celotex Celotex
50mm Kingspan K8 60mm Kingspan K8 70mm Kingspan K8 90mm Kingspan K8

Airtec 60mm Kingspan / 70mm Kingspan / 80mm Kingspan / 105mm Kingspan /


35mm Kingspan / 45mm Kingspan / Celotex Celotex Celotex Celotex
Standard Celotex Celotex
3.6N 55mm Kingspan K8 60mm Kingspan K8 75mm Kingspan K8 95mm Kingspan K8

Airtec 65mm Kingspan / 75mm Kingspan / 85mm Kingspan / 110mm Kingspan /


40mm Kingspan / 50mm Kingspan / Celotex Celotex Celotex Celotex
Seven Celotex Celotex
7.3N 60mm Kingspan K8 65mm Kingspan K8 75mm Kingspan K8 100mm Kingspan K8

65mm Kingspan / 75mm Kingspan / 90mm Kingspan / 110mm Kingspan /


45mm Kingspan / 55mm Kingspan / Celotex Celotex Celotex Celotex
Ultralite
Celotex Celotex
60mm Kingspan K8 70mm Kingspan K8 80mm Kingspan K8 100mm Kingspan K8

70mm Kingspan / 80mm Kingspan / 90mm Kingspan / 115mm Kingspan /


50mm Kingspan / 60mm Kingspan / Celotex Celotex Celotex Celotex
Insulite Celotex Celotex
65mm Kingspan K8 75mm Kingspan K8 85mm Kingspan K8 105mm Kingspan K8

70mm Kingspan / 80mm Kingspan / 95mm Kingspan / 115mm Kingspan /


Dense 50mm Kingspan / 60mm Kingspan / Celotex Celotex Celotex Celotex
Cellular Celotex Celotex
65mm Kingspan K8 75mm Kingspan K8 85mm Kingspan K8 105mm Kingspan K8

75mm Kingspan / 80mm Kingspan / 95mm Kingspan / 120mm Kingspan /


Dense 50mm Kingspan / 60mm Kingspan / Celotex Celotex Celotex Celotex
Solid Celotex Celotex
65mm Kingspan K8 75mm Kingspan K8 85mm Kingspan K8 105mm Kingspan K8

All calculaons are carried out in accordance with the latest methods as described in BS EN ISO 6946. A correcon level of zero has been used which assumes all joints between
insulaon basaresealedup.Theguresshownareintendedforindicavepurposesonly.Forspeciccalculaonspleasecontactoneofoursalesoces.

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Table 04

Rendered 100mm Insulite block outer leaf, 50mm clear cavity

100mm block inner leaf using 10mm convenonal mortar

Wet Plaster

0.28 0.25 0.22 0.20 0.18 0.15


2 2 2 2 2
W/m K W/m K W/m K W/m K W/m K W/m2K

60mm Kingspan / 70mm Kingspan / 80mm Kingspan / 105mm Kingspan /


Airtec XL 35mm Kingspan / 45mm Kingspan / Celotex Celotex Celotex Celotex
2.9N Celotex Celotex
55mm Kingspan K8 60mm Kingspan K8 75mm Kingspan K8 95mm Kingspan K8

Airtec 60mm Kingspan / 70mm Kingspan / 85mm Kingspan / 105mm Kingspan /


40mm Kingspan / 50mm Kingspan / Celotex Celotex Celotex Celotex
Standard Celotex Celotex
3.6N 55mm Kingspan K8 65mm Kingspan K8 75mm Kingspan K8 95mm Kingspan K8

Airtec 65mm Kingspan / 75mm Kingspan / 90mm Kingspan / 110mm Kingspan /


45mm Kingspan / 55mm Kingspan / Celotex Celotex Celotex Celotex
Seven Celotex Celotex
7.3N 60mm Kingspan K8 70mm Kingspan K8 80mm Kingspan K8 100mm Kingspan K8

70mm Kingspan / 80mm Kingspan / 90mm Kingspan / 115mm Kingspan /


50mm Kingspan / 60mm Kingspan / Celotex Celotex Celotex Celotex
Ultralite Celotex Celotex
65mm Kingspan K8 75mm Kingspan K8 85mm Kingspan K8 105mm Kingspan K8

75mm Kingspan / 85mm Kingspan / 95mm Kingspan / 120mm Kingspan /


50mm Kingspan / 60mm Kingspan / Celotex Celotex Celotex Celotex
Insulite Celotex Celotex
65mm Kingspan K8 75mm Kingspan K8 85mm Kingspan K8 105mm Kingspan K8

75mm Kingspan / 85mm Kingspan / 95mm Kingspan / 120mm Kingspan /


Dense 55mm Kingspan / 65mm Kingspan / Celotex Celotex Celotex Celotex
Cellular Celotex Celotex
70mm Kingspan K8 80mm Kingspan K8 90mm Kingspan K8 110mm Kingspan K8

75mm Kingspan / 85mm Kingspan / 100mm Kingspan / 120mm Kingspan /


Dense 55mm Kingspan / 65mm Kingspan / Celotex Celotex Celotex Celotex
Solid Celotex Celotex
70mm Kingspan K8 80mm Kingspan K8 90mm Kingspan K8 110mm Kingspan K8

All calculaons are carried out in accordance with the latest methods as described in BS EN ISO 6946. A correcon level of zero has been used which assumes all joints between
insulaon basaresealedup.Theguresshownareintendedforindicavepurposesonly.Forspeciccalculaonspleasecontactoneofoursalesoces.

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Table 05

Brick outer leaf, 50mm clear cavity

100mm block inner leaf using 2mm thin joint mortar

Plasterboarddot&dabinternalnish

0.28 0.25 0.22 0.20 0.18 0.15


2 2 2 2 2
W/m K W/m K W/m K W/m K W/m K W/m2K

55mmKingspan/Ce 65mm Kingspan / 75mm Kingspan / 100mm Kingspan /


Airtec XL 30mm Kingspan / 40mm Kingspan / lotex Celotex Celotex Celotex
2.9N Celotex Celotex
50mm Kingspan K8 60mm Kingspan K8 70mm Kingspan K8 90mm Kingspan K8

Airtec 55mm Kingspan / 65mm Kingspan / 80mm Kingspan / 100mm Kingspan /


35mm Kingspan / 45mm Kingspan / Celotex Celotex Celotex Celotex
Standard Celotex Celotex
3.6N 55mm Kingspan K8 60mm Kingspan K8 70mm Kingspan K8 95mm Kingspan K8

Airtec 65mm Kingspan / 75mm Kingspan / 90mm Kingspan / 110mm Kingspan /


45mm Kingspan / 50mm Kingspan / Celotex Celotex Celotex Celotex
Seven Celotex Celotex
7.3N 60mm Kingspan K8 65mm Kingspan K8 80mm Kingspan K8 100mm Kingspan K8

Table 06

Brick outer leaf, 50mm clear cavity

100mm block inner leaf using 2mm thin joint mortar

Wetplasterinternalnish

0.28 0.25 0.22 0.20 0.18 0.15


2 2 2 2 2
W/m K W/m K W/m K W/m K W/m K W/m2K

55mm Kingspan / 65mm Kingspan / 80mm Kingspan / 100mm Kingspan /


Airtec XL 35mm Kingspan / 45mm Kingspan / Celotex Celotex Celotex Celotex
2.9N Celotex Celotex
50mm Kingspan K8 60mm Kingspan K8 70mm Kingspan K8 95mm Kingspan K8

Airtec 60mm Kingspan / 70mm Kingspan / 80mm Kingspan / 105mm Kingspan /


40mm Kingspan / 50mm Kingspan / Celotex Celotex Celotex Celotex
Standard Celotex Celotex
3.6N 55mm Kingspan K8 65mm Kingspan K8 75mm Kingspan K8 95mm Kingspan K8

Airtec 65mm Kingspan / 75mm Kingspan / 85mm Kingspan / 110mm Kingspan /


45mm Kingspan / 55mm Kingspan / Celotex Celotex Celotex Celotex
Seven Celotex Celotex
7.3N 60mm Kingspan K8 70mm Kingspan K8 80mm Kingspan K8 100mm Kingspan K8

All calculaons are carried out in accordance with the latest methods as described in BS EN ISO 6946. A correcon level of zero has been used which assumes all joints between
insulaon basaresealedup.Theguresshownareintendedforindicavepurposesonly.Forspeciccalculaonspleasecontactoneofoursalesoces.

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Table 07

Rendered 100mm Insulite block outer leaf, 50mm clear cavity

100mm block inner leaf using 2mm thin joint mortar

Plasterboarddot&dabinternalnish

0.28 0.25 0.22 0.20 0.18 0.15


2 2 2 2 2
W/m K W/m K W/m K W/m K W/m K W/m2K

50mm Kingspan / 60mm Kingspan / 75mm Kingspan / 95mm Kingspan /


Airtec XL 30mm Kingspan / 40mm Kingspan / Celotex Celotex Celotex Celotex
2.9N Celotex Celotex
45mm Kingspan K8 55mm Kingspan K8 65mm Kingspan K8 90mm Kingspan K8

Airtec 55mm Kingspan / 65mm Kingspan / 75mm Kingspan / 100mm Kingspan /


35mm Kingspan / 45mm Kingspan / Celotex Celotex Celotex Celotex
Standard Celotex Celotex
3.6N 50mm Kingspan K8 60mm Kingspan K8 70mm Kingspan K8 90mm Kingspan K8

Airtec 60mm Kingspan / 70mm Kingspan / 85mm Kingspan / 105mm Kingspan /


40mm Kingspan / 50mm Kingspan / Celotex Celotex Celotex Celotex
Seven Celotex Celotex
7.3N 55mm Kingspan K8 65mm Kingspan K8 75mm Kingspan K8 100mm Kingspan K8

Table 08

Rendered 100mm Insulite block outer leaf, 50mm clear cavity

100mm block inner leaf using 2mm thin joint mortar

Wetplasterinternalnish

0.28 0.25 0.22 0.20 0.18 0.15


2 2 2 2 2
W/m K W/m K W/m K W/m K W/m K W/m2K

55mm Kingspan / 65mm Kingspan / 75mm Kingspan / 100mm Kingspan /


Airtec XL 35mm Kingspan / 45mm Kingspan / Celotex Celotex Celotex Celotex
2.9N Celotex Celotex
50mm Kingspan K8 60mm Kingspan K8 70mm Kingspan K8 90mm Kingspan K8

Airtec 60mm Kingspan / 70mm Kingspan / 80mm Kingspan / 105mm Kingspan /


40mm Kingspan / 45mm Kingspan / Celotex Celotex Celotex Celotex
Standard Celotex Celotex
3.6N 55mm Kingspan K8 60mm Kingspan K8 75mm Kingspan K8 95mm Kingspan K8

Airtec 65mm Kingspan / 75mm Kingspan / 85mm Kingspan / 110mm Kingspan /


45mm Kingspan / 55mm Kingspan / Celotex Celotex Celotex Celotex
Seven Celotex Celotex
7.3N 60mm Kingspan K8 70mm Kingspan K8 80mm Kingspan K8 100mm Kingspan K8

All calculaons are carried out in accordance with the latest methods as described in BS EN ISO 6946. A correcon level of zero has been used which assumes all joints between
insulaon basaresealedup.Theguresshownareintendedforindicavepurposesonly.Forspeciccalculaonspleasecontactoneofoursalesoces.

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Table 09

Brick outer leaf

100mm block inner leaf using 10mm convenonal mortar

Plasterboarddot&daborinsulateddrylininginternalnish

0.28 0.25 0.22 0.20 0.18 0.15


2 2 2 2 2
W/m K W/m K W/m K W/m K W/m K W/m2K

125mm Dritherm 37 125mm Dritherm 32 100mmXtrathermCavi


Airtec XL 90mm Blown
100mm Dritherm 37 100mm Springvale 125mm Dritherm 34 100mmXtrathermCavi tytherm+20mmTher
2.9N Rockwool
Planum / Plustherm tytherm maline Super

Airtec 100mmXtrathermCavi
100mm Blown 100mmXtrathermCavi
Standard Rockwool
100mm Dritherm 34 125mm Dritherm 37 125mm Dritherm 32
tytherm
tytherm+20mmTher
maline Super
3.6N

Airtec 100mmXtrathermCavi
125mm Springvale 100mmXtrathermCavi
Seven 100mm Dritherm 37 100mm Dritherm 32 125mm Dritherm 34
Planum / Plustherm tytherm
tytherm+25mmTher
maline Super
7.3N

100mmXtrathermCavi
125mm Springvale 100mmXtrathermCavi
Ultralite 100mm Dritherm 37 100mm Dritherm 32 125mm Dritherm 34 tytherm+25mmTher
Planum / Plustherm tytherm
maline Super

125mm Dritherm 37 100mmXtrathermCavi


100mm Xtratherm 150mm Springvale Pla
Insulite 100mm Dritherm 34 100mm Springvale 125mm Dritherm 32
Cavitytherm num / Plustherm
tytherm+30mmTher
Planum / Plustherm maline Super

100mmXtrathermCavi
Dense 100mm Xtratherm 150mm Springvale Pla
100mm Dritherm 32 125mm Dritherm 37 125mm Dritherm 32 tytherm+35mmTher
Cellular Cavitytherm num / Plustherm
maline Super

100mmXtrathermCavi
Dense 125mm Springvale 100mm Xtratherm 150mm Springvale Pla
100mm Dritherm 32 125mm Dritherm 34 tytherm+35mmTher
Solid Planum / Plustherm Cavitytherm num / Plustherm
maline Super

All calculaons are carried out in accordance with the latest methods as described in BS EN ISO 6946. A correcon level of zero has been used which assumes all joints between
insulaon basaresealedup.Theguresshownareintendedforindicavepurposesonly.Forspeciccalculaonspleasecontactoneofoursalesoces.

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Table 10

Brick outer leaf

100mm block inner leaf using 10mm convenonal mortar

Wet Plaster

0.28 0.25 0.22 0.20 0.18 0.15


2 2 2 2 2
W/m K W/m K W/m K W/m K W/m K W/m2K

125mm Dritherm 37 150mm Dritherm 32


Airtec XL 95mm Blown
100mm Dritherm 34 100mm Springvale 125mm Dritherm 32 100mmXtrathermCavi
2.9N Rockwool
Planum / Plustherm tytherm

Airtec
100mm Blown 125mm Springvale 100mmXtrathermCavi
Standard Rockwool
100mm Dritherm 32 125mm Dritherm 34
Planum / Plustherm tytherm
3.6N

Airtec 125mm Dritherm 37


100mm Xtratherm 150mm Springvale Pla
Seven 100mm Dritherm 34 100mm Springvale 125mm Dritherm 32
Cavitytherm num / Plustherm
7.3N Planum / Plustherm Cavies wider than
150mm are required
to achieve u-values of
150mm Dritherm 32 0.15 W/m2K.
125mm Springvale 150mm Springvale Pla
Ultralite 100mm Dritherm 34 125mm Dritherm 37
Planum / Plustherm 100mm Xtratherm num / Plustherm
Cavitytherm
Please contact our
Technical Department
forspeciccalcula
125mm Springvale 150mm Springvale
ons.
Insulite 100mm Dritherm 32 125mm Dritherm 34
Planum / Plustherm Planum / Plustherm
Cavies wider than
150mm are required
to achieve u-values of
0.15 W/m2K.
Dense 100mm Springvale 150mm Springvale
125mm Dritherm 34 150mm Dritherm 34
Cellular Planum / Plustherm Planum / Plustherm

Please contact our


Technical Department
forspeciccalcula
ons.
Dense 100mm Springvale 150mm Springvale
125mm Dritherm 34 125mm Dritherm 34
Solid Planum / Plustherm Planum / Plustherm

All calculaons are carried out in accordance with the latest methods as described in BS EN ISO 6946. A correcon level of zero has been used which assumes all joints between
insulaon basaresealedup.Theguresshownareintendedforindicavepurposesonly.Forspeciccalculaonspleasecontactoneofoursalesoces.

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Table 11

Rendered 100mm Insulite block outer leaf

100mm block inner leaf using 10mm convenonal mortar

Plasterboarddot&daborinsulateddrylininginternalnish

0.28 0.25 0.22 0.20 0.18 0.15


2 2 2 2 2
W/m K W/m K W/m K W/m K W/m K W/m2K

125mm Springvale Pla


100mm Dritherm 32 num / Plustherm 100mmXtrathermCavi
Airtec XL 85mm Blown 100mm Blown 100mm Xtratherm
tytherm+20mmTher
2.9N Rockwool Rockwool 125mm Dritherm 37 Cavitytherm 100mmXtrathermCavi maline Super
tytherm

Airtec 125mm Dritherm 32 100mmXtrathermCavi


100mm Blown 100mm Springvale 100mmXtrathermCavi
Standard Rockwool
100mm Dritherm 37
Planum / Plustherm 100mm Xtratherm tytherm
tytherm+25mmTher
maline Super
3.6N Cavitytherm

125mm Springvale
Airtec Planum / Plustherm 100mmXtrathermCavi 100mmXtrathermCavi
100mmBlownRock
Seven wool
100mm Dritherm 32 125mm Dritherm 34 tytherm+15mmTher tytherm+25mmTher
100mm Xtratherm maline Super maline Super
7.3N Cavitytherm

100mmXtrathermCavi 100mmXtrathermCavi
125mm Springvale
Ultralite 100mm Dritherm 37 100mm Dritherm 32 125mm Dritherm 34 tytherm+15mmTher tytherm+30mmTher
Planum / Plustherm
maline Super maline Super

125mm Dritherm 37 100mmXtrathermCavi 100mmXtrathermCavi


100mm Xtratherm
Insulite 100mm Dritherm 34 100mm Springvale 125mm Dritherm 32
Cavitytherm
tytherm+15mmTher tytherm+35mmTher
Planum / Plustherm maline Super maline Super

100mmXtrathermCavi 100mmXtrathermCavi
Dense 125mm Springvale 100mm Xtratherm
100mm Dritherm 34 125mm Dritherm 37 tytherm+15mmTher tytherm+35mmTher
Cellular Planum / Plustherm Cavitytherm
maline Super maline Super

100mmXtrathermCavi 100mmXtrathermCavi
Dense 125mm Springvale 100mm Xtratherm
100mm Dritherm 32 125mm Dritherm 34 tytherm+15mmTher tytherm+35mmTher
Solid Planum / Plustherm Cavitytherm
maline Super maline Super

All calculaons are carried out in accordance with the latest methods as described in BS EN ISO 6946. A correcon level of zero has been used which assumes all joints between
insulaon basaresealedup.Theguresshownareintendedforindicavepurposesonly.Forspeciccalculaonspleasecontactoneofoursalesoces.

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Fully Filled Cavity Walls

Table 12

Rendered 100mm Insulite block outer leaf

100mm block inner leaf using 10mm convenonal mortar

Wet Plaster

0.28 0.25 0.22 0.20 0.18 0.15


2 2 2 2 2
W/m K W/m K W/m K W/m K W/m K W/m2K

125mm Dritherm 37 150mm Dritherm 34


Airtec XL 95mm Blown
100mm Dritherm 37 100mm Springvale 125mm Dritherm 32 100mmXtrathermCavi
2.9N Rockwool
Planum / Plustherm tytherm

Airtec
100mm Blown 100mmXtrathermCavi
Standard Rockwool
100mm Dritherm 34 125mm Dritherm 34 125mm Dritherm 32
tytherm
3.6N

125mm Springvale
Airtec Planum / Plustherm 150mm Springvale Pla
Seven 100mm Dritherm 37 100mm Dritherm 32 125mm Dritherm 34
num / Plustherm
100mm Xtratherm Cavies wider than
7.3N Cavitytherm
150mm are required
to achieve u-values of
150mm Dritherm 34 0.15 W/m2K.
100mm Springvale 150mm Springvale Pla
Ultralite 100mm Dritherm 34
Planum / Plustherm
125mm Dritherm 32 100mm Xtratherm num / Plustherm
Cavitytherm
Please contact our
Technical Department
forspeciccalcula
150mm Dritherm 32
125mm Isowool 36 125mm Springvale
ons.
Insulite 100mm Dritherm 32
Planum / Plustherm 100mm Xtratherm
Cavitytherm Cavies wider than
150mm are required
to achieve u-values of
125mm Springvale 0.15 W/m2K.
Dense Planum / Plustherm
100mm Dritherm 32 125mm Dritherm 34 150mm Dritherm 32
Cellular 100mm Xtratherm
Cavitytherm Please contact our
Technical Department
125mm Springvale forspeciccalcula
Planum / Plustherm ons.
Dense 150mm Isowool 36
100mm Dritherm 32 125mm Dritherm 34
Solid 100mm Xtratherm
Cavitytherm

All calculaons are carried out in accordance with the latest methods as described in BS EN ISO 6946. A correcon level of zero has been used which assumes all joints between
insulaon basaresealedup.Theguresshownareintendedforindicavepurposesonly.Forspeciccalculaonspleasecontactoneofoursalesoces.

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Fully Filled Cavity Walls

Table 13

Brick outer leaf

100mm block inner leaf using 2mm thin joint mortar

Plasterboarddot&daborinsulateddrylining internalnish

0.28 0.25 0.22 0.20 0.18 0.15


2 2 2 2 2
W/m K W/m K W/m K W/m K W/m K W/m2K

100mmXtrathermCavi
Airtec XL 90mm Blown 125mm Springvale Pla
100mm Dritherm 37 100mm Dritherm 32 125mm Dritherm 34 tytherm+20mmTher
2.9N Rockwool num / Plustherm
maline Super

Airtec 125mm Dritherm 37 100mmXtrathermCavi


90mm Blown 100mmXtrathermCavi
Standard Rockwool
100mm Dritherm 37 125mm Springvale 125mm Dritherm 32
tytherm
tytherm+20mmTher
maline Super
3.6N Planum / Plustherm

Airtec 100mmXtrathermCavi
125mm Springvale 100mmXtrathermCavi
Seven 100mm Dritherm 37 100mm Dritherm 32 125mm Dritherm 34
Planum / Plustherm tytherm
tytherm+25mmTher
maline Super
7.3N

Table 14

Brick outer leaf

100mm block inner leaf using 2mm thin joint mortar

Wetplasterinternalnish

0.28 0.25 0.22 0.20 0.18 0.15


2 2 2 2 2
W/m K W/m K W/m K W/m K W/m K W/m2K

125mm Dritherm 37 125mm Dritherm 32


Airtec XL 90mm Blown Cavies wider than
100mm Dritherm 37 100mm Springvale 125mm Dritherm 34 100mmXtrathermCavi
2.9N Rockwool 150mm are required
Planum / Plustherm tytherm
to achieve u-values of
0.15 W/m2K.
Airtec 150mm Dritherm 32
100mm Blown
Standard Rockwool
100mm Dritherm 34 125mm Dritherm 34 125mm Dritherm 32 100mmXtrathermCavi
3.6N tytherm
Please contact our
Technical Department
Airtec
100mm Springvale 100mm Xtratherm 150mm Springvale Pla forspeciccalcula
Seven 100mm Dritherm 34
Planum / Plustherm
125mm Dritherm 32
Cavitytherm num / Plustherm ons.
7.3N

All calculaons are carried out in accordance with the latest methods as described in BS EN ISO 6946. A correcon level of zero has been used which assumes all joints between
insulaon basaresealedup.Theguresshownareintendedforindicavepurposesonly.Forspeciccalculaonspleasecontactoneofoursalesoces.

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Fully Filled Cavity Walls

Table 15

Rendered 100mm Insulite block outer leaf

100mm block inner leaf using 2mm thin joint mortar

Plasterboarddot&dab orinsulateddrylininginternalnish

0.28 0.25 0.22 0.20 0.18 0.15


2 2 2 2 2
W/m K W/m K W/m K W/m K W/m K W/m2K

125mm Dritherm 34 100mmXtrathermCavi


Airtec XL 80mm Blown 100mmXtrathermCavi
100mm Dritherm 37 100mm Dritherm 32 100mm Xtratherm tytherm+15mmTher
2.9N Rockwool tytherm
Cavitytherm maline Super

Airtec 125mm Dritherm 37 100mmXtrathermCavi


85mm Blown 100mmXtrathermCavi
Standard Rockwool
100mm Dritherm 37 100mm Springvale 125mm Dritherm 32
tytherm
tytherm+20mmTher
maline Super
3.6N Planum / Plustherm

Airtec 100mmXtrathermCavi
100mm Blown 125mm Springvale 100mmXtrathermCavi
Seven Rockwool
100mm Dritherm 34 125mm Dritherm 34
Planum / Plustherm tytherm
tytherm+25mmTher
maline Super
7.3N

Table 16

Rendered 100mm Insulite block outer leaf,

100mm block inner leaf using 2mm thin joint mortar

Wetplasterinternalnish

0.28 0.25 0.22 0.20 0.18 0.15


2 2 2 2 2
W/m K W/m K W/m K W/m K W/m K W/m2K

125mm Springvale Pla


Airtec XL 90mm Blown num / Plustherm
100mm Dritherm 37 100mm Dritherm 32 125mm Dritherm 34
Cavies wider than
2.9N Rockwool 100mmXtrathermCavi 150mm are required
tytherm to achieve u-values of
0.15 W/m2K.
Airtec 150mm Dritherm 34
90mm Blown 100mmIsovrerIs
Standard Rockwool owool 36
125mm Dritherm 37 125mm Dritherm 32 100mmXtrathermCavi
3.6N tytherm Please contact our
Technical Department
Airtec forspeciccalcula
125mm Springvale
Seven 100mm Dritherm 37 100mm Dritherm 32 125mm Dritherm 34
Planum / Plustherm
150mm Dritherm 32 ons.
7.3N

All calculaons are carried out in accordance with the latest methods as described in BS EN ISO 6946. A correcon level of zero has been used which assumes all joints between
insulaon basaresealedup.Theguresshownareintendedforindicavepurposesonly.Forspeciccalculaonspleasecontactoneofoursalesoces.

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Externally Insulated Solid Walls

Table 17

Solid Airtec 215mm block wall using 2mm thin joint mortar

Wetplasterinternalnish

Reinforcedrendersystemorbrickslipexternalnish

0.20 0.18 0.16 0.14 0.12 0.10


2 2 2 2 2
W/m K W/m K W/m K W/m K W/m K W/m2K

Airtec XL 80mm Neopor 100mm Neopor 115mm Neopor 145mm Neopor 180mm Neopor 225mm Neopor

2.9N 50mm Kingspan K5 60mm Kingspan K5 80mm Kingspan K5 90mm Kingspan K5 110mm Kingspan K5 145mm Kingspan K5

Airtec 90mm Neopor 110mm Neopor 130mm Neopor 155mm Neopor 190mm Neopor 240mm Neopor
Standard
60mm Kingspan K5 70mm Kingspan K5 80mm Kingspan K5 100mm Kingspan K5 120mm Kingspan K5 150mm Kingspan K5
3.6N

Table 18

SolidInsuliteorDenseconcreteblockslaidatusing10mmconvenonal mortar

Wetplasterinternalnish

Reinforcedrendersystemorbrickslipexternalnish

0.20 0.18 0.16 0.14 0.12 0.10


2 2 2 2 2
W/m K W/m K W/m K W/m K W/m K W/m2K

Insulite 135mm Neopor 155mm Neopor 175mm Neopor 200mm Neopor 235mm Neopor 285mm Neopor
Aggregate
80mm Kingspan K5 95mm Kingspan K5 110mm Kingspan K5 125mm Kingspan K5 150mm Kingspan K5 180mm Kingspan K5
Block

Dense 145mm Neopor 160mm Neopor 180mm Neopor 210mm Neopor 245mm Neopor 295mm Neopor
Concrete
90mm Kingspan K5 100mm Kingspan K5 115mm Kingspan K5 130mm Kingspan K5 155mm Kingspan K5 185mm Kingspan K5
Block

All calculaons are carried out in accordance with the latest methods as described in BS EN ISO 6946. A correcon level of zero has been used which assumes all joints between
insulaon basaresealedup.Theguresshownareintendedforindicavepurposesonly.Forspeciccalculaonspleasecontactoneofoursalesoces.

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Suspended Block & Beam Floors

Table 19 (connued on next page)

150mmTbeamwith100mmthickblockinll

Insulaon slabs

Standard Screed, 65mm

0.22 W/m2K 0.20 W/m2K

P/A Rao: 0.70 0.60 0.50 0.40 0.30 0.70 0.60 0.50 0.40 0.30

Expanded
95 90 85 80 65 115 110 105 95 80
Polystyrene (0.038)

Extruded
85 80 75 70 55 100 95 90 85 70
Airtec Polystyrene (0.033)
Large
Format Low k Expanded
75 75 70 65 50 90 85 80 75 65
Polystyrene (0.030)

Polyurethane /
55 55 50 45 40 65 65 60 55 50
PIR (0.022)

Expanded
110 105 100 90 80 125 120 115 110 95
Polystyrene (0.038)

Extruded
95 90 85 80 70 110 105 100 95 85
Polystyrene (0.033)
Insulite
7.3N Low k Expanded
85 85 80 75 60 100 95 90 85 75
Polystyrene (0.030)

Polyurethane /
65 60 60 55 45 75 70 70 65 55
PIR (0.022)

Expanded
115 110 105 95 85 130 125 120 110 100
Polystyrene (0.038)

Extruded
100 95 90 85 70 115 110 105 100 85
Polystyrene (0.033)
Solid Dense
7.3N Low k Expanded
90 85 85 75 65 105 100 95 90 80
Polystyrene (0.030)

Polyurethane /
65 65 60 55 50 75 75 70 65 60
PIR (0.022)

Theguresinthetableshowthethicknessofinsulaon required to meet the target U-Values shown.


The P/A values are intended to represent typical house types, from terraced to detached.
The thermal values used for the insulaon types are generic and may vary between manufacturers.

All calculaons are carried out in accordance with the latest methods as described in BS EN ISO 6946. A correcon level of zero has been used which assumes all joints between
insulaon basaresealedup.Theguresshownareintendedforindicavepurposesonly.Forspeciccalculaonspleasecontactoneofoursalesoces.

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Suspended Block & Beam Floors

Table 19 (connued)

150mmTbeamwith100mmthickblockinll

Insulaon slabs

Standard Screed, 65mm

0.18 W/m2K 0.16 W/m2K

P/A P/A Rao:


Ratio: 0.70 0.60 0.50 0.40 0.30 0.70 0.60 0.50 0.40 0.30

Expanded
135 130 125 115 100 160 155 150 140 125
Polystyrene (0.038)

Extruded
115 110 105 100 90 135 135 130 120 110
Airtec Polystyrene (0.033)
Large
Format Low k Expanded
105 100 100 85 80 125 120 115 110 100
Polystyrene (0.030)

Polyurethane /
80 75 70 70 60 90 90 85 80 75
PIR (0.022)

Expanded
145 140 135 130 115 170 165 160 155 140
Polystyrene (0.038)

Extruded
125 125 120 110 100 150 145 140 135 120
Polystyrene (0.033)
Insulite
7.3N Low k Expanded
115 110 110 100 90 135 130 130 120 110
Polystyrene (0.030)

Polyurethane /
85 85 80 75 70 100 100 95 90 80
PIR (0.022)

Expanded
150 145 140 130 120 175 170 165 155 145
Polystyrene (0.038)

Extruded
130 125 120 115 105 150 150 145 135 125
Polystyrene (0.033)
Solid Dense
7.3N Low k Expanded
120 115 110 105 95 140 135 130 125 115
Polystyrene (0.030)

Polyurethane /
90 85 80 80 70 100 100 95 90 85
PIR (0.022)

Theguresinthetableshowthethicknessofinsulaon required to meet the target U-Values shown.


The P/A values are intended to represent typical house types, from terraced to detached.
The thermal values used for the insulaon types are generic and may vary between manufacturers.

All calculaons are carried out in accordance with the latest methods as described in BS EN ISO 6946. A correcon level of zero has been used which assumes all joints between
insulaon basaresealedup.Theguresshownareintendedforindicavepurposesonly.Forspeciccalculaonspleasecontactoneofoursalesoces.

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Our Products

As a company policy we are constantly Insulite Lightweight Blocks


The vast majority of raw material used in our
striving to use as much recycled material lightweight concrete blocks is fully recycled.
as possible which is oen dependent on Infact9095%byweightoftheblockcon
sists of recycled material, predominantly FBA
the availability of materials, locaon of (furnace boomash)fromcoalredpower
thesourceandtheireectonthequality staonswhichwouldotherwisebelandlled.

of the blocks.

Dense Concrete Blocks


Themajorityofourproductsaremanufac Bytheirnature,denseconcreteblocksre
quire a proporon of quarried sand and
tured under the internaonallyrecog
gravelinordertoachievethedesiredtough
nized system ISO 14001 Environmental ness, strength and density characteriscs.
We connually strive to ulizeasmuchrecy
Management. We are fully commied to
cledmaterialaspossibleandinfacttherecy
cerfying all of our sites to this standard. cled content of these blocks is around 20-
25% (glass sand and reclaimed aggregates).

Airtec Aerated Concrete Products


Up to 90% of all raw materials used in the
manufactureofourAirtecproductsisrecy
cledmaterial.Furthermore,Airtecismanu
factured in the UKs most advanced aerated
product facility ulizing unique low-energy
equipment. We re-use excess energy from
thecuringprocessthroughoutthesite;noth
ing is wasted.

Reference Table of Our Block Types

Cellular/
Airtec Airtec Airtec Party Airtec Solid
Airtec Ten Ultralite Insulite Hollow
XL Standard Wall Seven Dense
Dense

Compressive
2.9 3.6 3.6 7.3 8.7 3.6, 7.3 4.2, 7.3 7.3, 10.4 7.3, 10.4
Strength(s) N/mm2

Dry Density
460 530 600 730 790 850 - 950 1350 - 1450 1900 - 2100 1900 - 2100
kg/m3

Design Thermal
0.09 0.11 0.13 0.17 0.19 0.25 0.42 0.88 1.13
Conducvity W/mK

Higher strengths are available to order

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Thomas Armstrong (Holdings) Limited
Workington Road, Flimby, Maryport, Cumbria. CA15 8RY

Established 1830

Our block manufacturing locations and regional sales offices

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Unit G1, Park Road, Blackhill, Consett, Co Durham. DH8 5SP : Tel: 01207 505655 Fax: 01207 592345 blocks@thomasarmstrong.co.uk

Stocks Blocks Ltd, Ninelands Lane, Garforth, Leeds, West Yorks. LS25 1NT : Tel: 0113 2320022 Fax: 0113 2870839 sales@stocks-blocks.co.uk

William Rainford Holdings Ltd, Heysham Road, Aintree, Merseyide. L30 6UF : Tel: 0151 5255991 Fax: 0151 5301676 wrainford@thomasarmstrong.co.uk

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