Hollow core, dry laid, interlocking concrete blocks that simply lock into place to a preset face angle creating a plantable solution to an engineering problem.

Applications:

  • Heavy duty retaining walls.
  • Canal and steam embankments.
  • Noise barriers.

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Standard product features

Size (l x w x h):

250 x 500 x 200 mm.

Bond:

Header.

Foundation:

Typically; a 900 x 300 mm reinforced concrete strip with 100 mm deep haunch to front and rear of first course.

Wall:

Blocks manufactured from machine pressed and vibrated concrete based upon a 50Nmm² compressive strength mix.

Blocks dry laid with interlocking lugs setting the wall to an angle of 15° from vertical. Each unit is infilled with soil as each course proceeds and backfilled with a free draining low fines granular backfill.

Design may incorporate a structural backfill of pre-determined width, featuring Betonap geo-grid layers positioned horizontally across backfill and rear of block to form a composite mass wall.

Drainage:

Line retained face with a geo-textile and incorporate a perforated coil drain to the heel of the first course.

Options

Betonap in differing grades.

NBS Specification

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This product is associated with the following NBS Create clause:
45-25-66/320 Precast concrete interlocking blocks

NBS Specification

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Product specification

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Manufacturer

Name:

Grass Concrete Ltd

Tel:

+44 (0)1924 379443

Product reference

Betoatlas

Colour

[Buff]
[Natural]
[Red]

Manufacturer details

Duncan House,
142 Thornes Lane,
Thornes,
Wakefield,
West Yorkshire, WF2 7RE
Tel +44 (0)1924 379443
Fax +44 (0)1924 290289
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