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Auram Earth Block Press : Mud Brick Press Produced by Aureka Auram Earth Block Press : Ejecting a Brick from the Mud Brick Press by Aureka Auroville Earth Unit: the Inventor of Auram Earth Block Press (Mud Brick Press) Multi-Mould Manual Press for Earth Blocks (Mud Bricks)

Technical specifications

Available force : 150 KN (15 tons)
Compression ratio : 1.60 or 1.83
Earth Block (mud brick) height (mm) : 20 and 50,then up to 100 in 5 mm
Theoretical output : 125 strokes per hour
Practical daily output : 1000 plain blocks
Manpower needed : 3 men on machine, plus 4 more mixing and handling
Net weight : 365 to 415 kg
Lid opening : Automatic
Package weight : 485 kg to 535 kg
Working encumbrance : 4.0 x 1.5 x 2.9 m
(l x w x h)
Transportation
encumbrance:
0.8 x 0.7 x 1.4 m
(l x w x h)


Mould Plain 240

This earth block (mud brick) is used for building plain load bearing walls of 24 cm thickness. It can be used for buildings up to 4 floors. It presents the advantage of saving mortar and allows fast block laying.

Full block size (L x W x H, in mm) = 240 x 240 x 90
Net volume of material = 5.184 litres
Gross volume of block = 5.184 litres
Bearing area = 576 cm²
Practical daily productivity for the full size block = 850 blocks
Number of blocks per bag = 78
Quantities of materialsPer 1000 blocks
Soil (m³)7.70
Sand (m³)1.90
Cement (bag)12.82
24 X 24 x 9 cm
1 block/stroke
24 x 17.7 x 9 cm
1 block/stroke
24 x 11.5 x 9 cm
2 blocks/stroke



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Special Blocks 240 (special accessories to Mould Plain 240)

These earth blocks(mud bricks) are used for various purposes with the plain block 240. These blocks are produced in the Mould Plain 240.
U-shaped blocks are used for precasting the composite lintels and beams, as well as for casting plinth and ring beams

Nominal block sizes (L x W x H, in mm) = 240 x 240 x 90
Net volume of material = Varies with the block
Gross volume of block = Varies with the block
Bearing area = Not relevant
Daily productivity for the full size block = Varies with the block
Daily production of half size blocks = 1600 blocks
Number of blocks per bag = Varies with the block
Quantities of materialsVaries with the block
Soil (m³)
Sand (m³)
Cement (bag)
For electrical pipe
For water or electrical pipe
Tile
Flashing block

Coping block
Chamfered corner
For water or electrical pipe
U-block for tie beams




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Mould Plain 290

This earth block (mud brick) is used as a single block width for light load bearing structures, or as a double block width for heavy load bearing structures.
It presents the advantage of saving mortar and allows fast block laying.

Full block size (L x W x H, in mm) = 290 x 140 x 90
Net volume of material = 3.654 litres
Gross volume of block = 3.654 litres
Bearing area = 406 cm²
Void = Not relevant
Practical daily productivity for the full size block = 850blocks
Number of blocks per bag = 116
Quantities of materialsPer 1000 blocks
Soil (m³)5.17
Sand (m³)1.29
Cement (bag)8.62
29 x 14 x 9 cm
1 block/stroke
21.5 x 14 x 9 cm
1 block/stroke
14 x 14 x 9 cm
2 blocks/stroke



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Special Blocks 290 (special accessories to Mould Plain 290)

These earth blocks (mud bricks) are used for various works with the Plain Block 290. These blocks are produced in the Mould Plain 290.
U-shaped blocks are used for precasting the composite lintels and beams, as well as for casting plinth and ring beams

Nominal block sizes (L x W x H, in mm) = 290 x 140 x 90 mm
Net volume of material = Varies with the block
Gross volume of block = Varies with the block
Bearing area = Not relevant
Void = Not relevant
Daily productivity for the full size block = Varies with the block
Number of blocks per bag = Varies with the block
Quantities of materialsVaries with the block
Soil (m³)
Sand (m³)
Cement (bag)
For water or electrical pipe
U-block for tie beams
Tile
For electrical pipe

Flashing block
Coping block
Chamfered corner
For water or electrical pipe

U-block for tie beams
For water or electrical pipe
For electrical pipe



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Mould Plain 190

This earth block (mud brick) is used with the Hollow Block 390 for the partition walls.

It can also be used for very light load bearing structures with single floor only.

Full block size (L x W x H, in mm) = 190 x 90 x 90
Net volume of material = 1.539 litres
Gross volume of block = 1.539 litres
Bearing area = 171 cm²
Void = Not relevant
Number of blocks per bag = 270
Practical daily productivity for the full size block = 1400 blocks
Quantities of materialsPer 1000 blocksPer 1400 blocks
Soil (m³)2.183.05
Sand (m³)0.540.76
Cement (bag)3.635.10
19 x 9 x 9 cm
3 blocks/stroke



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Mould Mini Block

This earth block (mud brick) is used to build vaults and domes.

It can be used alone when these structures have the same thickness (7 cm) or it can be used in combination with other blocks when the thickness varies (case for optimized vaults and domes).

Block size (L x W x H, in mm) = 140 x 70 x 50
Net volume of material = 0.490 litres
Gross volume of block = 0.490 litres
Bearing area = 35 cm² (block laid on edge)
Void = Not relevant
Practical daily productivity for the full size block= 1400 blocks (4 blocks per stroke)
Number of blocks per bag = 820
Quantities of materialsPer 1000 blocksPer 1400 blocks
Soil (m³)0.7361.03
Sand (m³)0.1860.26
Cement (bag)1.221.7
14 x 7 x 5 cm
4 blocks/stroke



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Mould Hollow 240

This earth block (mud brick) can be used for light load bearing structures up to 2 floors.

It presents the advantage of saving materials and providing a better heat insulation.

Full block size (L x W x H, in mm) = 240 x 240 x 90
Net volume of material = 3.969 litres
Gross volume of block = 5.184 litres
Bearing area = 451 cm²
Void = 21.6 %
Practical daily productivity for the full size block = 600 blocks
Number of blocks per bag = 107
Quantities of materialsPer 1000 blocksPer 800 blocks
Soil (m³)5.604.48
Sand (m³)1.401.12
Cement (bag)9.347.47
24 x 24 x 9 cm
1 block/stroke
24 x 11.5 x 9 cm
2 blocks/stroke



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Mould Hollow 290

This earth block (mud brick) can be used for light load bearing structures up to 2 floors.

It presents the advantage of saving materials and providing better heat insulation.

Full block size (L x W x H, in mm) = 290 x 140 x 90
Net volume of material = 2.846 litres
Gross volume of block = 3.654 litres
Bearing area = 326 cm²
Void = 19.5 %
Practical daily productivity for the full size block = 600 blocks
Number of blocks per bag = 156
Quantities of materialsPer 1000 blocksPer 800 blocks
Soil (m³)3.843.07
Sand (m³)0.960.77
Cement (bag)6.405.12
29 x 14 x 9 cm
1 block/stroke
21.5 x 14 x 9 cm
1 block/stroke
14 x 14 x 9 cm
2 blocks/stroke



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Mould Hollow 390

This earth block (mud brick) can be used for light load bearing structures up to two floors high.

It presents the advantage of saving materials and providing better heat insulation.

Full block size (L x W x H, in mm) = 390 x 190 x 90
Net volume of material = 4.582 litres
Gross volume of block = 6.669 litres
Bearing area = 520 cm²
Void = 29.7 %
Practical daily productivity for the full size block = 600 blocks
Number of blocks per bag = 95
Quantities of materialsPer 1000 blocksPer 600 blocks
Soil (m³)6.303.78
Sand (m³)1.570.94
Cement (bag)10.506.30
39 x 19 x 9 cm
1 block/stroke
29 x 19 x 9 cm
1 block/stroke
19 x 19 x 9 cm
2 blocks/stroke



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Mould Round 240

This earth block (mud brick) is used for building composite columns (reinforced cement concrete in the middle hole).

It presents the advantage of saving reinforced cement concrete.

Block size = Ø 240 - Ø 88 x 90 mm
Net volume of material = 3.524 litres
Gross volume of block = 4.071 litres
Bearing area = 391 cm²
Void = 14 %
Practical daily productivity = 750 blocks
Number of blocks per bag = 119
Quantities of materialsPer 1000 blocksPer 800 blocks
Soil (m³)5.044.03
Sand (m³)1.261.01
Cement (bag)8.406.72
Dia. 24 cm / 1 central hole dia 9cm
1 block/stroke



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Mould Round 290

This earth block (mud brick) is used for building composite columns (reinforced cement concrete in the 4 holes).

It presents the advantage of saving reinforced cement concrete.

Block size = Ø 290 x 90 mm
Net volume of material = 5.413 litres
Gross volume of block = 5.940 litres
Bearing area = 660 cm²
Void = 7.6 %
Practical daily productivity = 750 blocks
Number of blocks per bag = 79
Quantities of materialsPer 1000 blocksPer 800 blocks
Soil (m³)7.606.08
Sand (m³)1.901.52
Cement (bag)12.6610.13
Dia. 29 cm / 4 side holes Dia.4.2 cm
1 block/stroke



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Mould Hollow Interlocking 245

These earth blocks (mud bricks) are used for building disaster-resistant constructions, as they have provisions for vertical and horizontal reinforcing elements.

They can be used up to 2 floors high in seismic zones 3, 4, and 5 (Indian zones).

Full block size (L x W x H, in mm) = 245 x 245 x 95
Net volume of material = 5.439 litres
Gross volume of block = 5.702 litres
Bearing area = 572 cm²
Void = 6.5 %
Practical daily productivity for the full size block = 500 blocks
Number of blocks per bag = 78
Quantities of materialsPer 1000 blocksPer 500 blocks
Soil (m³)7.633.82
Sand (m³) 1.900.95
Cement (bag) 12.716.35
24.5 x 24.5 x 9.5 cm
Running block /
1 block/stroke
24.5 x 24.5 x 9.5 cm
Corner block /
1 block/stroke
24.5 x 24.5 x 9.5 cm
T & X wall /
1 block/stroke
24.5 x 12 x 9.5 cm
Corner block /
2 blocks/stroke

24.5 x 12 x 9.5 cm
T & X block /
2 blocks/stroke
24.5 x 24.5 x 9.5 cm
Tie beam running block /
1 block/stroke
24.5 x 12 x 9.5 cm
Tie beam corner block /
1 block/stroke



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Mould Hollow Interlocking 295

These earth blocks (mud bricks) are used for building disaster-resistant constructions, as they have provisions for vertical and horizontal reinforcing elements.

They can be used only for single storey structures in seismic zones 3, 4, and 5 (Indian zones).

Full block size (L x W x H, in mm) = 295 x 145 x 95
Net volume of material = 3.800 litres
Gross volume of block = 4.063 litres
Bearing area = 400 cm²
Void = 8.9 %
Practical daily productivity for the full size block = 500 blocks
Number of blocks per bag = 109
Quantities of materialsPer 1000 blocksPer 500 blocks
Soil (m³)5.482.74
Sand (m³)1.370.68
Cement (bag)9.144.57
29.5 x 14.5 x 9.5 cm
Corner block /
1 block/stroke
29.5 x 14.5 x 9.5 cm
Running block /
1 block/stroke
22 x 14.5 x 9.5 cm
T & X wall /
1 block/stroke
14.5 x 14.5 x 9.5 cm
Corner block /
2 blocks/stroke

29.5 x 14.5 x 9.5 cm
Tie beam running block /
1 block/stroke
14.5 x 14.5 x 9.5 cm
Tie beam running block /
2 blocks/stroke



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Mould Plain Interlocking 245

These earth blocks can be used by semiskilled labour. They can be used upto 2 floors high.

They cannot be used for building disaster resistant constructions, as they have no provisions for reinforcing elements.

Full block size (L x W x H, in mm) = 245 x 245 x 95
Net volume of material = 5.702 litres
Gross volume of block = 5.702 litres
Bearing area = 600 cm²
Void = Not relevant
Practical daily productivity for the full size block = 500 blocks
Number of blocks per bag = 74
Quantities of materialsPer 1000 blocksPer 500 blocks
Soil (m³)8.064.03
Sand (m³)2.001.00
Cement (bag)13.436.71
24.5 x 24.5x 9.5 cm
Running block /
1 block/stroke
24.5 x 12 x 9.5 cm
Running block /
2 blocks/stroke
24.5 x 24.5 x 9.5 cm
T & X walls /
1 block/stroke
24.5 x 12 x 9.5 cm
T & X walls /
2 blocks/stroke



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Mould Plain Interlocking 295

These earth blocks can be used by semiskilled labour. They can be used for ground floors only.

They cannot be used for building disaster resistant constructions, as they have no provisions for reinforcing elements.

Full block size (L x W x H, in mm) = 295 x 145 x 95
Net volume of material = 4.063 litres
Gross volume of block = 4.063 litres
Bearing area = 400 cm²
Void = Not relevant
Practical daily productivity for the full size block = 500 blocks
Number of blocks per bag = 102
Quantities of materialsPer 1000 blocksPer 500 blocks
Soil (m³)5.872.93
Sand (m³)1.470.73
Cement (bag)9.784.89
29.5 x 14.5 x 9.5 cm
1 block/stroke
22 x 14.5 x 9.5 cm
1 block/stroke
14.5 x 14.5 x 9.5 cm
2 blocks/stroke



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Mould Hourdis 400

This earth block (mud brick) is used to create floors and roofs.

It rests either on reinforced concrete T beams or on ferrocement channels.

Block size (L x W x H, in mm) = 400 x 240 x 85
Net volume of material = 5.266 litres
Gross volume of block = 7.708 litres
Bearing area = Not relevant
Void = 31.7 %
Practical daily productivity for the full size block = 400 blocks
Number of blocks per bag = 84
Quantities of materialsPer 1000 blocksPer 400 blocks
Soil (m³)7.142.86
Sand (m³)1.780.71
Cement (bag)11.94.76
40 x 24 x 8 cm
1 block/stroke



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Mould Dry Interlocking 300

These earth blocks are used for building disaster resistant constructions, as they have provisinos for vertical and horizontal reinforcing elements. They are dy stacked and a concret grout is cast in the holes of bind all vertical and horizontal joints.

They can be used only for ground floor structures in seismic zones 3 and 4 (Indian zones)

Full block size (L x W x H, in mm) = 300 x 150 x 100
Net volume of material = 4.440 litres
Gross volume of block = 4.440 litres
Bearing area = 444 cm²
Practical daily productivity for the full size block = 500 blocks
Number of blocks per bag = 102
Quantities of materialsPer 1000 blocksPer 500 blocks
Soil (m³)5.482.74
Sand (m³)1.370.68
Cement (bag)9.144.56
300 x 150 x 100 cm
1 block/stroke
300 x 150 x 100 cm
1 block/stroke
300 c 150 x 100 cm
1 block/stroke
150 x 150 x 100 mm
1 block / stroke

150 x 150 x 100 cm
2 blocks/stroke
150 x 150 x 100 cm
2 blocks/stroke



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