# What Does A Concrete Block Weigh?

## How much does a standard block weight?

You can expect an average cinder block weight to be about 35 pounds (16 kg) for a standard cinder or concrete block. The standard size in the U.S. measures to be 8-inch by 8-inch by 16-inch. Cinder blocks are used as a building material for all types of construction. The technical term is a CMU (concrete masonry unit).

## How heavy is a concrete block?

(Superseding British Standard BS 6073-1)

Type of block Solid Hollow
Average Block Weight (kg) 14.6 19.7
Gross Dry Density (kg/m3) 1850 1850
Approximate Unrendered Wall Weight (kg/m2) 154 208
Thermal Conductivity (W/mK @ 3% moisture content) 1.18 1.18

## How heavy is a 4 inch concrete block?

On a typical residential slab of 4 inches in thickness, you are looking at about 81 square feet per yard, and a yard is about 3200 pounds of concrete, so for the “10 yard” pour, you are placing, leveling, screeding, and bull-floating about 32,000 pounds of material.

## How much does a 12 inch block weigh?

A standard 12-inch cinder block measuring 12 inches by 8 inches by 16 inches weighs approximately 45 to 60 pounds.

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## What’s the difference between cinder block and concrete block?

Cinder blocks are also created from concrete, but the aggregate includes either coal cinders or ash. Consequently, cinder blocks are much lighter in weight than concrete blocks. Concrete blocks often, on the other hand, are flattened constructs made of steel, wood or cement.

## How much does a 4 x8 x16 concrete block weigh?

Each 4 in. x 8 in. x 16 in. Solid Concrete Block weighs ~33lbs each.

## What weight is a 6 inch concrete block?

Technical Specifications

Description Length Approx Weight per bale
6Block 440 864
12″ Blocks 440 891
14″ Block 340 572
L Blocks 440 368

## How heavy is a 7n concrete block?

Medium Dense Concrete Block

Sizes (mm) Compresive Strength (N) Weight (kg)
440 x 100 x 215 7.3N & 10.4N 13.8
440 x 140 x 215 7.3N & 10.4N 19.3

## How do you calculate the weight of a concrete block?

The weight of a concrete slab can be estimated by computing the volume of the slab and multiplying the volume (V) by the density of the concrete. The volume is simply the area (A = L*W) times the depth (D).

## How much does a pallet of 8x8x16 block weight?

What does a pallet of cinder blocks weigh?

Stock Product: YES
Volume:
Unit Weight: 40 lbs
Pallet Quantity: 90 units
Pallet Weight: 3600 lbs

## How much weight can a hollow cinder block hold?

As per standards published in 2003 by ASTM, an international building standards non-profit, all concrete blocks must support at least 1,700 pounds of weight per square inch (PSI). This standard only describes minimum requirements, however.