All Lignacite's products are Kitemarked as conforming to BS EN 771-3 Aggregate Concrete Masonry Units. They comply with category 1 Masonry Units and are manufactured under a quality assurance scheme assessed and certified to BS EN 9001:2000 by the British Standards Institute.
Lignacite's range of commodity blocks includes:
Fibo 850 is an ultra lightweight concrete block manufactured from expanded clay aggregates and a mixture of other naturally occurring raw materials and cement. The clay aggregate is produced from carefully selected clays which through heat expansion are bloated to create a low-density porous aggregate with numerous cavities.
Lignalite close textured Paint Grade blocks are a lightweight building product manufactured to the requirements of BS EN 771-3 using carefully selected lightweight aggregates. The blocks have a face size of 440mmx 215mm and are available in a block width of 190mm. Their use will assist designers and contractors in meeting the requirements of the Construction Design and Management Regulations.
AshGP is a medium dense concrete block which is robust, durable and suitable for a range of walling applications. Typical uses include the inner leaf of cavity walls when used with cavity insulation, separating or partition walls, and infill blocks in beam and block flooring systems. AshGP can be used externally where rendering or cladding is to be applied to the wall.
Lignacite a medium dense block is available in Fair-Face, Paint Grade and Standard. Fine textured, loadbearing units, suitable for facing and general-purpose applications. Lignacite SP is available in a 140mm width solid block. It consists of a specially formulated mix which reduces the block density to produce a solid block under 20kg unit weight.
Lignacrete dense blocks are suitable for a wide range of applications. They have excellent levels of sound insulation and high strength capability, making them especially suitable for use in separating and partition walls. They can also be used as infill blocks in beam and block flooring systems.