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100 Series Concrete masonry - Mouse over Labels for descriptions.
Courses 800 doors on bond 800 doors on corner
800 doors on wall end 900 hall door-tops 1000 hall door-tops
Squint corners 600 doors 700 doors
1200 doors 800 doors on edge 800 door in 1100 dogleg
800 door in 1200 dogleg 800 door in 1000 return 700 dogleg
500 dogleg 500 return 300 nib


Edit Show Settings How does the bond work for doors?


  

Keyboard: Right Arrow = Add Segment. Left Arrow = Delete Segment. Down Arrow = New Wall
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Click to add a new wall. each wall can have 1 or more segments. If the wall comes to a corner and goes on, click the arrow and add the next segment. Continue until the wall ends, then click New Wall and enter the next wall
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100 Estimator will calculate the quantity of 100 Series Blocks in a standard building. Work out which wall you'll build first. Start at the beginning and enter the length to the next corner, or the end of the wall. If it's the end, click Next Wall. If it's a corner click Add to add the next segment of this wall. Continue until the wall ends. To remove segments of a wall click Delete

When all the walls are entered correctly, select the height of the walls, number of doors, doglegs etc in the total of the building from the dropdown lists. Each different possibility for a door's location (on bond -on corner etc) will result in different types of blocks used. eg: for doors on corners, there's corners and halves and corner halves.
Make sure all the doors in the structure are accounted for in the list, and any dog legs etc are listed.

Enter any miscellaneous entries by clicking Edit show Miscellaneous. When all the measurements are correctly entered click Calculate Quantities The page will reload with he results. You can edit the data used to calculate cement, loam etc in the edit boxes at top right. These are pre-set to standard values.

100 Series Concrete Block - 800mm steel door frame bond

Door on corner return. Corner returns + Corner return halfs, (or halfs and quarters) to corner side, stretchers + halfs to other side
Door on corner return. Corner returns + Corner return halfs, (or halfs and quarters) to corner side, stretchers + halfs to other side


100 Series Door on Edge
Door on edge of corner - No corner return. Stretchers + halfs to corner side, Jamb blocks or cuts to other


100 Series Door on End
Door on end of wall, buts into passing wall. Jamb blocks or cuts


100 Series Door on Bond
Door on bond. Stretchers + halfs each side




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