Is AAC a new building material?
No, AAC was invented over 70 years ago in Sweden. Since then, AAC has gained acceptance around the world.
What type of mortar is used with AAC?
1:6 Cement mortar or 1:1:5 in Cement flyash mortar of 10 mm thick for both vertical and horizontal join.
What is the k-value for an AAC Block?
Since in AAC products there are 70% to 80% air, depending on the required density, independent testing has shown that k value for AAC is around 0.16W/Mk.
What materials are used to make AAC?
Fly ash, Cement, Lime, Gypsum, Aluminium Powder, Water and an expansion agent. The end result is a building material called AAC that is roughly 70% to 80% air in it.
How durable is AAC in various climates?
Autoclaved Aerated Concrete is extremely durable. It does not rot or decay like wood or other organic materials. It does not rust like metal. Termites and other pests do not eat it. AAC will not burn. The millions of tiny cells in AAC cushion buildings from major force, preventing progressive collapse.
What interior finishes are suitable for AAC?
AAC can be finished with sheet rock (directly attached), plaster (directly applied), tile, non-vinyl wallpaper, paint... again, or any other standard finishing.