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Why use cellular concrete?

Why use cellular concrete?

Why use cellular concrete?

Good morning. Talking to an architect about the wall, he proposes to replace the double ceramic sheet that was filled with rock wool + plasterboard double plate with rock wool filling with a sheet of cellular concrete, with plasterboard double plate and rock wool. Especially for the insulation criteria.

I have been searching the forum, official videos, etc.. And for the theoretical advantages it has, taking into account the delicate placement of the first course, it is assumed that it is faster, straighter execution, drier, fire resistant, it is possible to better cover the slab fronts (I can not put SATE) and more things that escape me as a non-professional.
I have to talk to my architect, but my doubts are, why not put more? As they say in other threads, are there any counter indications?

Best regards and thanks.

RE: Why use cellular concrete?

Good afternoon Guillermo,

I am a building student and I think I can help you to solve your doubts.

First of all, one of the benefits of using cellular concrete is the speed, due to its low density and lightness it allows to increase the speed of the installation. It is also a material much more resistant to water absorption than a plasterboard panel. It also surpasses it in thermal insulation, durability and sound absorption, making it an ideal choice for a home.

I imagine that if your architect has recommended you to change only one wall, it will be because the others are fulfilling their function correctly. You can think about changing them when it stops being like that.

I hope I have been helpful.

Best regards!

RE: Why use cellular concrete?

Good afternoon guys,
Reading the doubts that @GuillermoHZ writes us and the answers that @Marina95 tell us, I agree with Marina, although there is a small detail that is not correct and I tell you about it below:
The celular concrete is not faster to install since you must wait for it to dry before you can continue with the rest of the materials that you must use to complete the wall.
The rest of the data that Marina told us are correct.
I hope I have helped you.
Have a good evening guys!!

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