MUD BUILDINGS
A DOWN TO EARTH SOLUTION FOR HOUSING PROBLEMS IN THE WORLD
curing of blocks
  • Blocks shall be kept covered with air tight polythene sheets for first 48 hrs with relative humidity up to 100.
  • Polythene sheets shall be removed after 48 hrs and the blocks shall be kept in shaded area like having enough air circulation.
  • Sprinkle water over blocks daily, as many times needed, during 28 days.
  • Write date of production on block corner.
  • Cover stack top with coconut leaves or any other cover to avoid direct sunlight.
  • Principle is that blocks shall not dry for 4weeks.

 

Blocks covered with polythene sheets

Blocks covered with polythene sheets

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Posted by Ar. Guruprasad Rane on 28th Jan 2006. Email: