[GSBN] Home made mortar mixer?

Herbert Gruber asbn at baubiologie.at
Wed Jun 24 08:49:44 CDT 2015


Dear Chris

We use "Zwangsmischer" (pug mill mixer) – strong mortar or cement-mixers for mixing straw - earth - sand.
Usually these kind of mixers have a turning axe with three turning wheels on it.
We are able to mix great amounts of material in short time.
The problem is always a lot of power.
On YouTube I saw this, which I think is a good idea for power and transport of these heavy materials:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r3Qdmyg39UA

kind regards
Herbert
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asbn – austrian strawbale network
www.baubiologie.at

Am 24.06.2015 um 13:52 schrieb Chris Magwood <chris at endeavourcentre.org>:

> Hi all,
> 
> We had a student in our program last year who is an architect in Ecuador. She is working on a straw bale house there now, and has asked me if I have any plans for a mortar mixer that she could have fabricated by a local welder. She needs something to mix large volumes of clay/sand/straw mix.
> 
> If anybody has any suggestions, I'll forward them along to her.
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> Chris
> 
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