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Re: GSBN:mesh reinforcing for earth plasters
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- Subject: Re: GSBN:mesh reinforcing for earth plasters
- From: Chris Magwood cmagwood@...
- Date: Tue, 7 Jan 2003 15:53:57 -0500
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>Ideally, someone can help us locate a plastic, hemp, coir or other natural
>fiber mesh that is open enough to plaster through, is readily available (or
>at least not TOO hard to get), and has some reasonable amount of strength.
>Any suggestions will be much appreciated - please hit the old "Reply to all"
>button if you do have an idea, and send it asap.
Haven't tried it with earth plaster, but the plastic mesh from called
Cintoflex D from Tenax http://www.tenax.net is very thin, very strong and
might do the trick. Works better than anything we've tried for lime and
lime/cement plasters. Worth trying, anyway.
Chris Magwood / Camel's Back Straw Bale Construction
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