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Clay Block and Walling Systems

The Benefits
Building with Porotherm clay blocks makes it possible to plan, build and live according to environmental and long-term economic principles.

Porotherm is an efficient alternative to other building materials such as timber, concrete or light steel frames and is suitable for a variety of construction applications such as Inner leaves and rendered outer leaves of cavity walls, Monolithic (single leaf) external walls, Infill panels within framed structures and Load bearing and non load bearing partition walls.

Overall, the selection of a wall material will only have a minor influence on the overall building cost; however it is integral to the quality of your finished project. With Porotherm blocks, you are choosing a construction system that is not only economical in every respect - but also offers maximum quality and value retention.

It also benefits from being:

  • No mortar in the vertical joints
  • Up to 5x faster than traditional blockwork
  • 10m² per MAN per HOUR is achievable
  • 95% less water used in construction
  • Reduced time to a water-tight seal
  • Quicker availability for finishing trades
  • 1mm beds means minimal use of Bed Joint Mortar
  • Thermally efficient
  • Acoustically efficient
  • Lightweight compared to aggregate blocks
  • Less repetitive strain - teams maintain safe production
  • Reduced dermatological risk
  • Unit compressive strength typically ≥ 10 N/mm²
  • Porotherm structures have excellent form stability

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