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Airey Block

Concrete Block Structural Remedial System

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Airey Block

Building Type Commercial
Block Weight Lightweight

The Airey House is a post-war prefabricated concrete box structure which is formed from closely spaced storey-height columns of steel tube reinforced concrete columns to which thin concrete cladding panels are fastened with copper wire. The embedded steel in the structural concrete columns has eroded over the years due to the lack of concrete cover to the reinforcing tube (particularly at the ends of the columns) carbonation of the concrete and the presence of chlorides. This has resulted in insufficient structural integrity of the columns to support the first floor and roof and to transmit vertical loading to the foundations.

Lightweight
Low Density
High Thermal Efficiency
Fire Resistant
Loadbearing
Low Shrinkage
Accepts Plaster & Paint Without Bonding Coat
Authority
Easily Cut and Chased
Excellent Fixability
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Plasmor in collaboration with Leeds City Council developed a concrete block structural remedial system which is designed to encase the existing concrete columns and assume the structural integrity of the respective elevations in Airey Houses. The Plasmor Airey System comprises of three block types; the Airey Block Airey Cut Corner and Airey Reveal.

Properties & Performance
  • Dry Density
    3.6N - 1000Kg/m³
  • Strength
    215mm - 3.6/mm²
  • Thermal Value
    3.6N - K = 0.33W/m°C
Dimensions
  • Airey Block
    440mm x 215mm x 175mm
  • Airey Reveal Block & Airey Cut Corner Block
    See Technical Data Sheet for size information
Pack Information
  • Metric Pack Sizes
    215mm  -  5.6m²
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