papercrete instead of hypertufa~NO Cure Time~The basic recipe for papercrete is approximately 3 parts paper pulp, 2 parts portland cement and 1 part perlite and other optional fillers. Getting the paperpulp made to the right consistency is key. Too wet and the mixture is slumpy and if too dry – crumbly. Make small batches to experiment and get your mixture to your liking.
Ordinary Portland Cement (OPC) is among the most recognized building material that is widely used throughout the world. The name Portland was given by Joseph Aspdin, a British cement manufacturer in 1824. The name was given because of its likeness to the Portland Stone.
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They look like concrete, but are much lighter!\n\n ITEMS NEEDED:\n Perlite\n Sphagnum Peat Moss\n Portland Cement\n Water\n Cooking Spray (Pam works for me, since it has my name in its name)\n Large bucket or something to mix your ingredients in\n Rubber gloves\n Particle mask\n Safety glasses\n Various plastic or cardboard containers to use as molds
GREAT for GARDENING - Hypertufa is a product that looks like cement but weighs less. A woman can actually manage to lift containers made out of hypertufa. It's a mix of Portland Cement, Peat Moss, Perlite and fiberglass fibers.
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