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BrickStoneOven 06-20-2010 07:14 AM

Perlite ratio
 
I was searching on here and couldn't find the ratio I am supposed to use for the perlite concrete mix. My friend told me 7/1 but he said to come on here and check.

fxpose 06-20-2010 09:06 AM

Re: Perlite ratio
 
Hi, I saw your project at the pizza site.
I made a similar inquiry a few days ago on this here:
http://www.fornobravo.com/forum/f8/m...ete-13238.html

Good luck with your new oven!

George

Neil2 06-20-2010 11:40 AM

Re: Perlite ratio
 
I use a 5:1 mix for the load bearing 4 inch layer under the hearth. I used a 12:1 mix for the non load bearing 4 inch layer on top of the dome.

Derkp 06-20-2010 12:18 PM

Re: Perlite ratio
 
I used a 6-1 ratio for my 4 in layer underhearth portion. It worked well, mix the dry together first and then fold in the water to the mix gently. Cover and let it dry slowly, be patient.
Derk

BrickStoneOven 06-21-2010 09:28 AM

Re: Perlite ratio
 
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I am going to fill in the gap on top of the dome. So 12:1 works good? I don't want it to be to heavy because its on top of the dome. Also does anyone know where I can buy the Fiberfrax Dura blankets in the Massachusetts area, I kinda need it asap.

Thanks FXpose I have been watching your thread, you are doing an awesome job with the oven. The vent looks sick.


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