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Measuring the Volume of Concrete Fill

If you have purchased Nexcem insulated concrete form units and need to know how much concrete you need, we have created a helpful chart to guide you through the process, so you can measure the right volume of concrete fill necessary for your construction job. Whether you need help finding the amount of volume concrete fill per block or per wall area, this tool is able to assist. Our chart can also help you decide on a Nexcem Wall Form type, so you can pick units with the ideal R-value for your concrete building project.

To get started, determine which Nexcem wall form type you have, and you’ll then be able to find the volume of concrete fill for your specific project. Still need help? No problem! Contact one of our experts today to receive professional assistance.

Download a pdf version of this chart here.

Concrete Fill Volumes
Nexcem Wall Form Type Insulation Insert Included Concrete Core Thickness Concrete Required Cubic Yards per Block Concrete Required Cubic Yards per SF of Wall Area Concrete Required Cubic Metres per Block Concrete Required Cubic Metres per SF of Wall Area
6" R-8 none 3.2" 0.018 0.090 0.012 0.006
8" R-8 none 5" 0.040 0.013 0.030 0.010
10" R-8 none 7" 0.052 0.017 0.040 0.013
10" R-14 1.5" 5.5" 0.040 0.013 0.030 0.010
12" R-8 none 8.5" 0.044 0.022 0.034 0.017
12" R-14 1.5" 7" 0.035 0.018 0.027 0.013
12" R-22 3" 5.5" 0.025 0.013 0.019 0.010
14" R-8 none 10.5" 0.055 0.028 0.042 0.021
14" R-14 1.5" 9" 0.045 0.023 0.035 0.017
14" R-22 3" 7.5" 0.036 0.018 0.028 0.014
14" R-28 5" 5.5" 0.023 0.012 0.018 0.009
Nexcem Wall Form Type Insulation Insert Included Concrete Core Thickness Concrete Required Cubic Yards per Block Concrete Required Cubic Yards per SF of Wall Area Concrete Required Cubic Metres per Block Concrete Required Cubic Metres per SF of Wall Area