Unit M : From raw material to earth mix

Currently available for the EQF levels

L1 L2 L3 L4 L5
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Covers the following activities:

Prepare the earth to produce earth building material for :

  • rammed earth mix, CEB compressed earth blocks mix,
  • cob mix,
  • plastering mix, moulded or extruded bricks mix, masonry mortar.

From extraction to mixing :

  • convert the raw material (dry, grind, sieve, soak);
  • select and add other earths, aggregates, fibres or organic stabilizers;
  • transport, store;
  • control the water content depending on the material being produced

 

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