Storage capacity of structures made of stacked blocks of concrete

Max. fill height diagram (example)


Walls made from stacked blocks of concrete are used for various purposes, ranging from trench silos and retaining walls to structural walls and road barriers. They are most commonly used, however, to store and/or separate bulk materials. The maximum fill height of such structures depends on several factors, including wall width and the type of material stored.

The charts below will give you a general idea of the max. stacking height and the required wall width. For a detailed analysis tailored to your situation, please contact our structural engineers.

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