SIREWALL Australia (Other stuff that we need for Australia (Who is…
Other stuff that we need for Australia
Who is involved?
Who is accountable for what?
where do operate
QLD, NSW, VIC, nationwide
make sure we can all visit Australia regularly
build Michael's rammed earth beach shack in North Durras
SIREWALL Australia T-shirts
tools and equipment
can we source good rammers in Australia
Mix Design :star:
Speak with quarry staff
Pick up Samples
Test materials at quarry - toss test, rub test, look at angularity, etc.
Speak with local geotechs, concrete subtrades, Excavator Operators
Computer Mix Analysis
Sieving of candidate aggregates/sands
Possible Mix Designs
Lab Testing & Results
Find location of quarries, etc.
Contact Local Experts
Schedule time to visit quarries & pick up samples
How many different locations are we going to create a mix design for? Do we just create 1 to start or are there a couple parts of Asutralia we know SIREAUS want to target?
Color research & testing
Rock and Sand
What kind of formwork?
Petrol for compressor and other machines
What do we want to show with sample wall?
Both our and our products connection to nature/source
Who do we want to see it?
City Buy in
Engineer Buy in
Mixing, Delivering & Ramming :star:
Hoses and connections to rammers
Auger Mixer with Skidsteer/Telehandler
Shovels, trowels, levels, square, impact drivers, saws, drills, etc.
VB16Y 40 lb Portable Rebar Bender/Cutter
Formwork material :star:
Pick up materials
Ply, walers, studs, rebar, screws, chamfers, bracing, red heads, rigid insulation, etc.
Use for test wall and refine as needed
Things that can be done now.
Share the FJA home vision.
Local Dirt Nerd
Insurance and Mortgage benefits
Fire Safe Benefits
Who is aligned with us
Who is aligned?
Can we feed energy back into grid and make $$$?
Identify places where electrical service is shit or expensive
I wouldn't present as rammed earth. That is a different product in Australia that will have preconceptions associated with it.
Present FJA Home first - Vision
This is what we are creating.
SIREWALL is a support
SIREWALL Product present as (options)
Find Local rock nerd
Fill out project workbook with local candidate materials
ask a shit load of questions of Meror/Us during this process.
Go through things to look for at pit
What are products used for from this pit?
Are there waste materials available?
Angle of repose
Efflorescence producing material?
Where else would the pit contact suggest you try?
Where are best compacting materials?
What mixes provide highest strength results in the area?
Consistency of product?
Where are they pulling from?
How long have they been pulling from that part of the quarry?
How much longer will they be pulling from there?
Create what FJA Home looks like in OZ
Determine what kind of formwork
What is design intent in AZ?
Single storey? Multi-storey
Straight walls? Curved Walls?
Strength vs Weight
Large impact in design and efficiency