Building With Mud in India — 2 Comments

  1. Mud bricks-any ideas on hardening them after they have dried? A basic wood-fired kiln? Any one tried making /using a kiln for mud bricks?Thanks

    • Traditional adobe bricks rely on the straw and clay content to hold them together. But there is usually only about 30% clay and the rest sand, so firing them may not work. When stabilized bricks are needed, typically either a bit of cement or emulsified asphalt is used.

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