- Paver Blocks are solid, un-reinforced, precast cement concrete paving units used in the surface course of pavements,with minimum horizontal cross section of 50mm from any edge in any direction and having an Aspect (Length to Thickness) Ratio not more than 4.
- Paver Blocks are placed on a sand bedding and base to support pedestrians as well as all kinds of light and heavy vehicular traffic.
- Paver Blocks can be interlocking or non-interlocking units.
- PBMA members provide Paver Blocks in a wide range of finishes, colours, shapes, and sizes.
- Common thicknesses used are 60, 80 and 100mm.
- Paver Blocks are often produced in two layers with upper wearing layer usually made of finer materials and colour added to provide a superior finish.
- Reference Standards: IS 15658:2006 Precast Concrete Blocks for Paving – Specification (Download Key Information in pdf);IS 16777:2019 Laying of Paver Blocks — Code of Practice.
Comparison of Vibro/Hermetic Press Paver Blocks with Rubber/PVC Moulded Paver Blocks (Download pdf)
Comparison of Paver Block Roads with RCC and Bitumen (Asphalt) Roads (Download pdf)