Cinder block is a name for what is technically called CMU - concrete masonry unit. They come in a variety of sizes and configurations and densities. But as a general rule of thumb a two cell 8" x 8" x 16" block should be about 30-35 lbs. There are light weight blocks which are maybe 28 lbs or so.
Likewise, people ask, what size is a standard cement block?
|Actual Size D x H x L (inches)||Nominal Size D x H x L (inches)|
|7 5/8 x 7 5/8 x 7 5/8||8 x 8 x 8|
|7 5/8 x 7 5/8 x 15 5/8||8 x 8 x 16|
How big is a standard concrete block?
Aggregate concrete blocks are typically available in two standard face sizes (length x height) of 440 x 215mm and 390 x 190mm. Other face sizes are available to aid manual handling. To obtain the co-ordinating dimensions add the specified joint thickness (normally 10mm) to the height and length of the block.
How much is a concrete block?
Cinder Block Wall Cost. Cinder blocks don't vary much in cost regardless of the type. While some capstones can cost as little as 95 cents apiece, the average cost of a cinder block is $1 to $3 each.