What screws do you use for Hebel?

Hebel is a soft material which expansion bolts are likely to crack. I would advise pre-drilling holes, then securing Zenith 6 x 100 x 14mm Galvanised Eye Bolts into them with Ramset Chemset Masonry Anchoring Adhesive Cartridge.

Can you screw straight into Hebel?

Fixing Hebel with screws: Always screw a minimum 50mm from edges or ends of Hebel blocks or panels. Embed the screw 10 to 15mm below the surface. Use Hebel Adhesive or Hebel Patch Compound to cover the screw.

How do you attach something to Hebel?

Drilling and sealing Holes, or penetrations, can be drilled in Hebel walls using a masonry drill bit fitted to a standard drill, not a rotary hammer one. When the hole has been filled with the fixture or components such as brackets, the gap around should be filled with an external grade sealant.

Does Hebel need control joints?

Sealants in the CSR Hebel walls are used in movement joints and around openings, such as vertical control joints, the deflection gap between the top of the panel and the concrete soffit, and windows. To accommodate the required movements, a sealant should be installed in accordance with manufacturer’s specifications.

Is Hebel heavy?

4. Hebel AAC is a high performing building material that is strong, solid, lightweight compared to other masonry products, eco-friendly, non-combustible, fire and termite resistant with good acoustic performance values.

Is Hebel block expensive?

If budgeting is a priority, it is also worth noting that brick is typically more expensive than Hebel. Supplying and installing a single-storey 20-square home with brick can cost anywhere from $12,000 to $15,000, whereas an equivalent Hebel installation can range from $9,000 to $11,000*.

Is Hebel cheaper than brick?

What can Hebel be used for in a building?

Hebel is a highly versatile building product, available in blocks or panels, and suitable for use in a range of applications. Hebel is easy and efficient to install and can result in less onsite mess and wastage compared to other masonry applications. When installing with Hebel, it’s important you observe safe working practices.

What is the Hebel Powerblock design and installation guide?

The Hebel® PowerBlocks Design and Installation Guide has been created to provide information for detached residential buildings. The design information in this guide has been condensed from the Hebel® Technical Manual and AS3700 Masonry structures.

What kind of concrete is Hebel made of?

What is Hebel? CSR Hebel is Australia’s leading manufacturer of autoclaved aerated concrete (AAC). Backed by CSR, the trusted name in building products, Hebel is a strong yet lightweight building product that is available in panels or blocks. It is kind to the environment, quick to build with and better to live in.

Why is the CSR Hebel technical manual important?

The CSR Hebel Technical Manual has been prepared as a source of information to provide general guidance to consultants. The contents of the Technical Manual are provided with consideration to and in accordance with the relevant Australian standards, legislative requirements and building regulations.