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Products: Concrete Block

Concrete Block: Concrete Masonry Units

Concrete Block, or Concrete Masonry Units (CMU) as they are known in the masonry industry, or cinder block as they are sometimes called, is the standard building material of masonry structures. Available in a variety of shapes, styles, and colors, RCP Block & Brick prides itself on the quality and consistency...


...of its manufactured concrete block products. RCP Block & Brick Concrete Masonry Units (CMUs) are manufactured in San Diego, CA. Made from a mixture of cement and local sands and aggregates, these concrete blocks are cast in molds on six Columbia block machines.

Concrete Block Styles & Colors:

Available in a variety of different styles, textures, and colors, RCP Block & Brick’s concrete block is manufactured to meet the specifications of a variety of projects. From the standard smooth Precision Concrete Block, to special textured concrete block such as Splitface Concrete Block, Regalstone Ground Block, Shotblast Concrete Block, and Slump Block, all available in custom sizes and colors; there is a block style to meet any concrete masonry project. ┬áStock colors include natural color and tan color, but special order colors and aggregates are available. All special order integral concrete block and custom block styles are run on a per job basis and are available with a four to six week lead time.

Structural & Non-Structural Concrete Block Units:

Structural concrete block units conform to ASTM C90, Specification for Load-bearing Masonry Units, Medium Weight. These units also comply with the latest editions of ACI 530, and Chapter 21 of the California Building Code (CBC) and the International Building Code (IBC). ┬áTo achieve the industry standard Medium Weight, RCP Block manufactures its concrete block with black volcanic cinders that conform to ASTM C331, Specification for Lightweight Aggregates for Concrete Masonry Units. Different weights and design strengths are available on Special Order. RCP Block & Brick’s non-structural concrete masonry units (CMUs) conform to ASTM C129, Specification for Non-load bearing Concrete Masonry Units.

Green Concrete Block for LEED Projects:

RCP Block & Brick’s third party certification by the ICC-ES shows that when specified to meet USGBC LEED, CHPS, or Cal Green, RCP Block & Brick manufactures a concrete block that will conform to the post-consumer recycled content per ICC SAVE: VAR 1003. Minimum quantity production order may be required.

Precision Concrete Block
Precision Block
The standard, smooth faced concrete block.
Splitface Concrete Block
Splitface Block
Split texture gives depth and exposes inner aggregate.
Regalstone Concrete Block
Regalstone Block
Ground face is smooth and exposes inner aggregate.
Shotblast Concrete Block
Shotblast Block
Shotblasting gives a textured look to the block face.
Slump Block Concrete Block
Slump Block
Slightly slumped appearance similar to adobe brick.
Fence Block Concrete Block
Fence Block
Reduces cost of installing a masonry wall.
Block-Brick Concrete Block
RCP Block-Brick
The beauty of brick with the performance of block.
Glass Block
Glass Block
Seves glass block.
  • Product Notes:
  • Custom colors are available for any of the above products on a per order basis.
  • Special order products may be subject to: Minimum Order Quantity, Extended Wait Times, Mold Fees, and Agreement to purchase all units from the production run.
  • For more information or questions on any of the above products, or for architectural support, please contact RCP Block & Brick's Architectural Support.
  • Products may not be stocked at all RCP Block & Brick locations. Please call for availability.
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