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Dimensions of Blocks & Bricks

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Dimensions

Concrete Masonry Units

 
ACTUAL SIZE
# Required
per Sq. Ft.
Wall Face
   
W
H
L
  2" 1 5/8" 7 5/8" 15 5/8" 1.125
  3" 3" 7 5/8" 15 5/8" 1.125
  4" 3 5/8" 7 5/8" 15 5/8" 1.125
Half High 4" 3 5/8" 3 5/8" 15 5/8" 2.250
  6" 5 5/8" 7 5/8" 15 5/8" 1.125
Half High 6" 5 5/8" 3 5/8" 15 5/8" 2.250
  8" 7 5/8" 7 5/8" 15 5/8" 1.125
Half High 8" 7 5/8" 3 5/8" 15 5/8" 2.250
  10" 9 5/8" 7 5/8" 15 5/8" 1.125
  12" 11 5/8" 7 5/8" 15 5/8" 1.125
Half High 12" 11 5/8" 3 5/8" 15 5/8" 2.250
"Two Footers"          
  6" 5 5/8" 7 5/8" 23 5/8" 0.75
  8" 7 5/8" 7 5/8" 23 5/8" 0.75
  12" 11 5/8" 7 5/8" 23 5/8" 0.75

CONCRETE PAVERS

        # Required
Per Sq. Ft.
of Floor
  W H L  
Randolph Paver Varies 2 1/2" 8" 4.5
Georgetown Paver Varies 2 1/2" 9" 3.6
Holland Paver 4" 2 1/2" 8" 4.5
Arrowhead Paver Varies 2 1/2" Varies
5.0

CLAY BRICK

        # Required
per Sq. Ft
Wall Face.
  W H L  
Modular 3 5/8" 2 1/4" 7 5/8" 6.8
Kingsize 3 1/8" 2 5/8" 9 5/8" 4.8
Engineer King 3 5/8" 2 5/8" 9 5/8" 4.5
Economy 3 5/8" 3 5/8" 7 5/8" 4.5
Jumbo Utility 3 5/8" 3 5/8" 11 2/8" 3

CLAY PAVERS

        # Required
Per Sq. Ft
of Floor
  W H L  
Modular Paver 3 5/8" 2 1/4" 7 5/8" 4.5
Mod Split Paver 3 5/8" 1 5/8" 7 5/8" 4.5
Full 4 X 8 Paver 4" 2 1/4" 8" 4.5
Full Split Paver 4" 1 5/8" 8" 4.5

 

 

 



 
 
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