question about a concrete block.

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Old 01-16-05, 02:18 PM
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question about a concrete block.

how much weight can be held by an 8x8x16 2 core concrete block?

where did you get the info? going mad looking for this on the web...



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Old 01-17-05, 04:42 PM
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The most common Blocks comply with A.S.T.M. C-90 standard . Here is some info on this.
http://www.masonryinstitute.com/guid...od_b-p3-4.html

One thing you have to consider this is for when used correctly with equal pressure on all 4 sides of the top of the block. A block on its sides is not strong at all.
 
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