Masonry Innovations

EnviroTrol

Amcon’s EnviroTrol™ curing system incorporates numerous cycles of high temperature, steam and carbon dioxide (CO2) to aggressively accelerate the hydration process. The incorporation of CO2 into the curing process assists in the carbonation of the units. Carbonation can also cause the units to shrink. Fully carbonating CMU’s in a controlled setting before they are placed […]

Soundblox®

Soundblox® and Soundcell Architectural Concrete Masonry Units (ACMUs) are structural/absorptive/barriers. They positively improve sound quality of interior rooms and outdoor environments and provide structure for walls and buildings with inherent performance advantages. Their three-fold performance of structure/absorption/barrier is provided within a single component acoustical wall system.

Sustainable Solutions

Sustainable Solutions by Amcon are unique mix designs utilizing pre-consumer waste material to make up 30-70% recycled content while maintaining or exceeding the requirements of ASTM C90. Sustainable Solutions are available in most Amcon block options including CMU’s and SRW’s.

Ultra Fine Finish

Amcon® Ultra-Fine Finish CMUs incorporate a unique mix design different from most CMU mix designs. The mix contains finer aggregate and more cement. This, along with premium-graded sands, creates a smoother, more satin-like texture on smooth-face  architectural CMUs.   Can be specified to create a superior paintable surface on plain CMU Available in any of the […]

WCT

WCT™ WCT™ Water Control Technology is based on preserving the superior performance characteristics of concrete block while adding features that improve the ability of masonry wall assemblies to resist moisture penetration.