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Re: GSBN:Clay plastered wall passes 1-hour test!

A list of all of the testing and research we know about is on the TLS web
site and in the  2006 resource guide. It's not all compiled in one document,


on 7.21.2006 2:21 AM, John Glassford at jacksflat@...:

> G ' day All
> On you team well done and we await the results one day in writing I
> hope.  Interesting results and very welcome.  Would be good to have
> all the fire tests done around the world tabulated and accessible  to
> all who may need them.  Probably already done been away building in
> Wollongong back home now for a while I hope.
> Soils ain't soils or so they say so maybe we need some quantifying of
> the make up of the soils most suitable for earhen renders or is that
> to hard an ask?  We love the Ganmain soils with the addition of sand
> and chaff.  The end reult is 25% clay to 75% sand.  I am sure that the
> make up of clays would differ but would the end result differ in any
> way beteween clays under fire?
> Also what comparison would you make with your tests and the ones done
> by Bohdan Dorniak and Co. Down Under?  Maybe Bohdan can answer this:
> <a  target="_blank" href="http://www.earthgarden.com.au/strawbale/fire_test.html";>http://www.earthgarden.com.au/strawbale/fire_test.html</a>
> Great to be back on line.
> Kind regards
> John Glassford
> Huff 'n' Puff Constructions
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