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THE PAPER CRETE PROJECT

February 1, 2011

 

 

THE PAPER CRETE PROJECT – It envolves ‘ paper crete’, an alternative material for concrete used for construction which includes

some adhesive & paper defibers as main constituent. The second one is of Paper Crete Machine which is also developed here to

produce or to defibre the scrap or rag papers & old magazine papers. The Bricks & slabs developed is having some good propertises

like hardness, water absorbency,compressibility etc.which is on going testing process. At some extent the  product have same strength

as compare to general brick

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3 comments

  1. […] In Vigyan Ashram, they’re experimenting with using agri- and urban waste in composite materials as well. Instead of a mycelium matrix, they are using concrete, hoping to use the bricks for weather proofing and structural load. One of the names they have for it is Papercrete. […]


  2. Interesting.
    Would be interested in further experimenting on this…
    Can you please tell the way forward?

    Regards
    C. Balachandran



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