How to use AeroTuff AAC blocks:
Stacking should be on dry and smooth surface so as to prevent them from the damage and contact with moisture.
2. Mortar for masonry
AAC mortar mix or cement: sand (1:6).
3. Wetting of block
Before application of mortar or usage dip the block in water and lift immediately.
4. Mortar thickness
Mortar thickness should be limited to 10-12 mm.
5. Coping beam
Coping beam with 2 no’s 8mm reinforcement After 1.2mts height
6. Curing of masonry walls
Curing is required for only mortar joints.
7. Cutting of blocks
For cutting of blocks use a hacksaw or rotary cutter or hand wood saw.
8. Lintel support
Minimum 150 mm support for lintels at both side. Lintels should be placed on mortar bed.
9. Electricity and sanitary changes
Chases to be grooved before plastering of wall by using electrical cutter and chiseled gently without hammering to avoid damages to walls.
Minimum plaster thickness 12 to 15 mm.