Hydraform Building technology replaces the conventional brick and mortar in masonry, however basics of the conventional building system remain largely. Hydraform Building Systems. Best practice specifications for building single storey residential housing using mm w ide Hydraform interlocking dry stacked . Curing Hydraform Blocks. Wherever cement is used, it is vitally important that it should be properly ‘cured’ (kept wet). Cement needs water to gain strength (to.

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Technical Tips Block Length Consistency in mixing and moisture is the key to good quality block. Thank you for your enquiry. Research for using newer materials to produce high quality blocks is an ongoing process with focus on:. Interlocking profile in blocks is due to tongue and groove hydtaform creates a mechanical bond and enhances structural stability due to shear key.

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Since its formation, NHC has embarked on more than 5 units of affordable housing projects all over the country. The machines are being deployed at affordable housing projects around the country, with assistance from local Hydraform partner Newton Trust. Measure the shoulder of the block not the centre.

In support of our local manufacturing industry and to preserve quality and high bilding of workmanship, all equipment is manufactured and tested in South Africa only. One of our consultants will contact you within 48 hours excluding Saturdays and Sundays buildign understand your requirements.

Hydraform Building system involves using two technologies:. The walls may be left exposed, plastered or finished with cement paint. We are currently testing this new contact form.

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E-mail address Confirm Email Address. Attached sheet guides on cement content usage. Cement Content Per Block.


What others have built with the Hydraform Interlocking block technology Delivering Green Housing en masse National Housing Corporation NHC Tanzania is responsible for affordable quality housing delivery in that country.

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Unfortunately we cannot repair or fix machines purchased by clients who have been conned and purchased copy machines from China and elsewhere. In the process, more than direct jobs and over indirect jobs were created — all while building housing for over 1 people.

The Blocks have an extremely appealing face-brick finish and provide a pre-pointed straight masonry. Worn wear plates will be around to mm or more. Blocks dimensions are millimetres 8. Guide to Produce blocks House Plans plus Approximate Number of Blocks House Plans plus approx no blocks How to check if the wear plates are worn on your machine Measure the shoulder of the block not the centre.

Skills Transfer Local communities will be trained in Hydraform block production and construction. Blocks can be made with different shapes and sizes to suit construction requirements.

Hydraform Load Bearing Walls. Due to the interlocking nature of the stabilized soil block, unskilled labour can be utilised in construction thereby empowering rural communities and creating jobs.

Best practice specifications for building single storey residential housing using mm wide Hydraform interlocking dry stacked soil cement blocks.

In the unlikely event we have not contacted you within 48hrs, please contact Mrs Nazlie Dickson marketing hydraform. Reduced labour costs — Interlocking blocks can be laid 3 times faster than cement blocks therefore less labour time per house and faster construction. Attached sheet guides on maintaining moisture and block length Block Length Cement Content Per Block Maintaining right quantity of usage of cement in block mix not only produces good quality blocks but also savings on cost.


Hydraform building technology provides a solution for replacing conventional brick and mortar masonryhowever basics of the conventional building system remain largely unchanged. New wear plates give a block height of to mm. In the unlikely event that we have not contacted you after 48 hours please contact us on sales hydraform. We would like to hear from you. But the Kibada project in Dar es Salaam remains the flagship, having being extended into Mwongozo, where houses are currently being built to standards prescribed by the NHC.

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Local Delivery – Hydraform machines are mobile for onsite block production and reducing transport. High Quality facebrick like finish.

NHC had procured 15 Hydraform blockmaking machines for these projects, each of which can produce 2 blocks per day, translating to enough blocks to build a single 85m2 house every week. Interlocking Block making using Hydraform hydraulic block making machines.

Importantly, every project has the mandate of developing skills to provide maintenance and building services to the community after the project is completed. Blocks can even be produced with higher clay and silt contents, but you need to determine the plasticity index to see if the soil is suitable for block production.

How To Check Wear Plates. Please help improve this article by adding citations ubilding reliable sources. House Plans plus approx no blocks. Once blocks are manufactured it is “wet cured” for a period of 14—21 days to reach desired strength.