Ferrocement

During this course, various applications of ferrocement are taught through lectures, presentations and predominantly hands-on demonstrations.

Eligibility: All skill levels are welcome (e.g. engineers, architects, technicians, supervisors, masons, students and laymen).

Duration: Six day course; Classes from 9:00am to 4:30pm.

Course content:
Trainees will learn about the preparation of chicken mesh and reinforcement, as well as the moulding and casting process for various ferrocement elements. The following components will be cast by the trainees:
- FC Interlocking channel
- FC Round mould & channel
- FC Round table
- FC Rectangular table
- FC Planter
- FC Door
- FC Shelf
- FC Gutter for lost shuttering
- FC Sill and other ferrocement pieces


Casting round table
 


Preparing mesh
 


Ferrocement channel
 
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