[Strawbale] Corrosion of iron by lime mortar
aleorat at gmail...
Mon May 26 08:43:35 CEST 2008
Thanks, i would like to give strength to the two lime plasterd ( with
GREB mortar) wall covering the strawbale.
Polypropylene mesh is microfiber inside the mortar or wire mesh like, the
ones used for fence during building construction or to take fish in the sea
2008/5/25 Dave Howorth <dave at howorth....uk>:
> On Sun, 2008-05-25 at 19:22 +0200, andre leorat wrote:
> > hello
> > Is galvanised iron also sensible to lime mortar?
> Galvanization only buys time. The zinc corrodes away instead of the
> iron/steel. But after a time the zinc is gone and then the iron
> > in another way is it possible to put galvanized iron mesh in lime
> > mortar coating to add strength to straw bale wall?
> Probably better not. The traditional answer would be hair but
> polypropylene mesh is also used in the US. It may be better structurally
> - it depends what you need.
> Cheers, Dave
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