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FAQs

What is BBX?

A discreet block construction system which provides multi-protection against blast, ballistic, fire and breach threats.

What ballistic rating does BBX have?

100mm block: BR4 (.44” Magnum/.357” Magnum)

140mm block: BR6 (7.62x51mm/5.56x45mm)

215mm block: BR7 (7.62x51mm AP HC)

What breach rating does BBX have?

BBX has been tested to LPS 1175 standards to a Security Rating Classification of D10.

What are the benefits of using BBX over traditional building materials?

Using BBX to build a blast or ballistic wall instead of reinforced concrete offers several benefits, each of which can be more applicable depending on the specific project, budget, and design considerations. Here are a few:

  • Certified Protection
  • Safety
  • Ease of Construction
  • Construction Time
  • Cost-Efficiency
  • Sustainability
  • Flexibility and Customisation
  • Insulation and Energy Efficiency
  • Sound Insulation

What technical support is available?

Please contact us on telephone number +44 1223 967080 - or email us on the contact page of this website.

How can I get a BBX brochure?

Please contact us on telephone number +44 1223 967080 - or email us on the contact page of this website.

Where can I buy BBX?

Please contact us on telephone number +44 1223 967080 - or email us on the contact page of this website.

How easy is BBX to install?

BBX block system is designed to be installed quicker and easier than any other block system on the market. 

Do I need specialist installers to lay BBX Blocks?

Due to the unique design of the system and using the correct tooling anyone soon becomes confident to install this system, please see technical brochure.

What blast rating does BBX have?

100mm block: C25 & EXV19 (19 metre stand-off)

215mm block: C15 & EXV12 (12 metre stand-off)

What fire rating does BBX have?

BBX demonstrates fire resistance of 132min/100mm without failure. The test took place at Cambridge Fire Research in accordance with BS EN 1364-1: 2915

Does BBX offer protection against Blast and Ballistic together?

Yes. The BBX system can offer multi-threat protection. For example, a standard 215mm BBX system provides C15 Blast protection and BR7 Ballistic protection.

How much do BBX Blocks cost?

Please contact us on telephone number +44 1223 967080 - or email us on the contact page of this website.

What major projects have used BBX?

BBX is used in many high profile projects across most sectors, which require protection against Blast, Ballistic threats. For security reasons, we are unable to share specific project details.

How can I get a BBX technical guide?

Please contact us on telephone number +44 1223 967080 - or email us on the contact page of this website.

How are BBX Blocks laid?

BBX blocks are bonded together using Thin Joint Mortar, blocks should be laid using a half lap stretcher bond. Use mortar sledges and mortar scoops to apply the thin joint mortar, this will assist in applying the correct mortar tolerances. Please see our technical brochure.

Do I need specialist equipment to use BBX Blocks?

Electric Table Saw

Mortar Sledges are used for applying thin joint mortar to the beds of the BBX blocks.

Mortar Scoops used to apply thin joint mortar to the side elevations of the BBX blocks.

Mixer required for mixing the thin joint mortar.

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