Bamboo fiber brick

Material category:

Soil / Soil based (organic/mineral)

Identification number:

19-7307-006-b

Sample produced by:

HE Jialei Constance

Sample date:

29 Oct 2019 (Produced)

Sample condition:

Intact

Process-driven material

Through a series of tests with the extracted soil and added clay, it is concluded that 25% added clay achieves the best results. A control sample of the described mix is kept (a), while further tests are conducted adding dried bamboo fiber. Pieces of 5-10 cm length are added between each layer of soil mix before compressing. (b)

Surface Condition:

Other

Depth of sample extraction:

60 - 80 cm

Slope at extraction point:

< 35°

Natural or imported material:

Imported

State:

Object/Composite

Color:

7.5YR 6/3

Soil Structure

Organic Matter: 0.0 %

Coarse: 5.0 %

Sand: 70.0 %

Slit: 25.0 %

Clay: 0.0 %

Ecological Attributes

Recycling potential: High

Fabrication Process

Forming (including compacting/compressing)

Properties

Porous

Textured

Form

Block

Sensory Attributes

Touch: Firm

Tactile Warmth: Warm

Flexibility: Stiff

Resilience: Brittle

Odour: None

Glossiness: Matte

Transparency: Opaque

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