Engineers guide for Basalite Dixon Stock Material

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Light Weight CMU

Light Weight material is stock in 2000psi net area compressive strength in Precision 225/NAT in the following sizes 6816, 8816, 10816, 12816, & 16816 (typical configurations), Split Face 225/NAT in 8816 (typical configurations) and Split Face 345/TAN in 8816 & 12816 (typical configurations)

Light Weight material can be manufactured specifically for your project in the following strengths.

  1. Light Weight High Strength meeting up to a 2600psi net area.

  2. Light Weight can also be manufactured in a wide range of colors and textures with strengths of up to 2600psi.

Medium Weight CMU

Medium Weight material is stock in 2000psi net area compressive strength in Precision 625/NAT in the following sizes 6816, 8816, 10816, 12816, & 16816 (typical configurations) and Precision 625UHS/NAT in 8816 (limited configurations) which achieves up to 3250psi net area.

Medium Weight material can be manufactured specifically for your project in the following strengths.

  1. High Strength meeting up to 2600psi net area.

  2. Ultra-High Strength meeting up to 3250psi net area

  3. Ultra Ultra High Strength meeting up to 4500psi net area

  4. Md. Wt. can also be manufactured in a wide range of color and textures in strengths of up to 4500psi

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Normal Weight CMU

Normal Weight material is not stock in any strength or configuration

Normal Weight material can be manufactured specifically for your project in the following strengths.

  1. High Strength meeting up to 2600psi net area.

  2. Ultra-High Strength meeting up to 3250psi net area.

  3. Ultra Ultra High Strength meeting up to 4500psi net area.

  4. Normal Weight can also be manufactured in a wide range of color and textures in strengths of up to 4500psi

Amerimix Mortar by Basalite

Basalite manufactures a wide range of colors complimenting the ever-expanding color selection of the CMU line in both Type S & M. 

Type S Mortar

80lb Bags of Type S Mortar is stock in 225/NAT & 345/TAN

3000lb bulk bags of Type s Mortar is stock in 225/NAT

Type M Mortar

80lb Bags of Type M Mortar is stock in 225/NAT & 345/TAN

3000lb bulk bags of Type s Mortar is Special Order

All custom colored Type S and M Mortars, as well as mortar with dry integral water repellant (IWR), is Special Order

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