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Old 04-09-2010, 06:17 AM
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Hello All,
Just looking for advice on the dome insulation ratio. verm. to crete.
Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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Old 04-09-2010, 07:52 AM
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The dome vermicrete doesn't have to be as strong as the hearth vermicrete and will probably be subjected to greater heat, both arguments in favor of a higher ratio. Some people have gone as high as 12:1. 8:1 is more normal. I did some 8:1 and some 10:1. Worked fine.
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Old 04-12-2010, 05:41 AM
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Kebwi,
Thank you for the response 8-1 sounds good so I think I will go w/ that.
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