AAC Block Dealer in Tinsukia

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Autoclaved Aerated Concrete (AAC) is a certified green building material that is lightweight, load-bearing, high-insulating, durable, and three times lighter than red bricks. Autoclaved Aerated Concrete (AAC) block is a low-maintenance precast building material with excellent thermal insulation and durability. The heat-insulating properties of AAC blocks keep the building cooler and prevent outside heat from entering, resulting in significant savings on air conditioning costs. AAC blocks also guarantee savings in foundation load, structural steel consumption, and mortar consumption.

AAC blocks are widely used in the construction of apartments and other types of residential properties, industrial and commercial buildings, such as hotels, offices, hospitals and schools. Owing to their excellent heat insulation capacity, AAC bricks find application in interior and exterior construction. They are ideal for high-rise structures. AAC blocks manufacturers are sought-after by construction companies in India, as this new-age building material scores over traditional bricks for numerous reasons.

Firstly, bricks are heavier and their use in building construction involves increased cost and wastage. Moreover, the rising price of kiln fuel can impact the overall cost. AAC blocks, on the other hand, are lightweight. The weight of AAC blocks is about 80% less than traditional red bricks and leads to a reduction in the use of cement and steel, thus, saving costs. Moreover, being environmentally friendly, AAC blocks ensure better durability and improved sound and heat insulation compared to bricks.

The popularity of AAC blocks is steadily growing in many countries in Asia, including India, owing to increasing demand for housing units and commercial spaces. However, the market for this construction material is still in its nascent stages in India.

What are the advantages of AAC blocks?

In today’s times when the world is realising the importance of environmental conservation, the construction sector has also witnessed technological advancements, including the use of innovative and sustainable construction materials. Here are some of the advantages of AAC bricks:

Better workability and faster construction

AAC blocks are about 50% lighter and 10 times larger than traditional bricks. This unique property facilitates easy installation and gives the desired flexibility that makes adjustments, cutting, shaping, etc., quite easy. AAC blocks have fewer joints and consistent dimensions, thereby, ensuring ease of laying and making the construction process faster. Lastly, the lightweight blocks are easy to transport, which helps to save on the overall logistics and shipping costs, as compared to the costs involved in the transportation of traditional bricks.

WEarthquake-resistant

Generally, buildings are designed to handle vertical forces, such as self-weight and gravity. However, there are also horizontal forces, such as those caused by earthquakes. The AAC blocks gain a high level of strength during the manufacturing process, giving durability to the finished structure. Thus, structures made with AAC bricks are capable of handling higher seismic loads, compared to structures with conventional bricks.

Thermal insulation and energy-efficiency

The material contains small air pockets and hydrogen is used to foam the concrete, thus, giving it an excellent heat insulation property that allows temperatures to be warm in winters and cool in summers. Therefore, it can significantly lower your air-conditioning costs by about 25%. AAC blocks are energy-efficient across their lifecycle, as their production involves less energy consumption.

Fire-resistant

The AAC block material is non-combustible and provides fire resistance of up to six hours, depending on the block thickness and up to 1,200 degrees Celsius, compared to other building materials. Thus, it also has importance from a fire safety point of view.

Sustainable and affordable

AAC blocks are made from natural and non-toxic raw materials and their manufacturing process generates minimum waste. Some of the waste or offcuts generated can be recycled or used in aggregates. As it is made from non-biodegradable materials, it makes the building durable and stable, preventing rot or mold. Furthermore, being lightweight, energy-efficient and easy to install, AAC blocks also minimise labour costs.

High compressive strength

The average compressive strength of the AAC block is 3 to 5 N/mm2. Thus, it is much stronger and better than bricks of the same density.

Pest-resistant

AAC blocks are prepared from inorganic materials, which help in protecting the structure from pests such as termites, rodents, etc.

Soundproof

The lightweight and porous structure of AAC blocks enables high sound reduction. For this reason, the AAC block material is widely used in the construction of studios, hotels, hospitals, etc.

Moisture-proof

Moisture can severely damage a structure. The macro-pores inside AAC blocks ensure low absorption of water. Thus, they provide better moisture protection.

When it comes to small-scale building projects, red bricks may still find their importance. However, for large-scale residential, commercial and infrastructure projects, AAC blocks provide greater benefits and play a significant role in controlling the environmental damage caused due to construction using outdated building materials.

As a prominent AAC Block Dealer in Tinsukia, Hero Tiles Mfg Co has been able to meet rampant demand as red bricks are short in supply.