Ferro cement

Ferro cement

Mix of Portland cement, sand, and water that is sprayed on a steel mesh, creating a thin, strong material; often used for cisterns.
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In 1974, Tony Fisher's 22m ferro cement Helsal rocketed around the course with her sheets sprung in 36 hours 49 minutes and 30 seconds.
For example, all the houses in the village now have their own ferro cement tank and toilet block, and opposite you can see us working hard, digging out the foundations for a 30,000 litre irrigation tank for the villagers to share.
The six beams (BX11 to BX32), which were, tested up to 0.70 Pu are retrofitted using one layer, two layer and three layers of chicken wire mesh and Ferro cement.