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LaCeta Ram: Una Maquina para Producir Buecos de Suelo Ccmentq by: Roberto E. Lou Ma

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tiALdL. ?he holes sin?lify the placement of reinforcing rods in aseismic wall construction. have tile shanc and dimensions shown in Figure 2. sequence of the CETA-RAISin irhen working with sandy soils. lWR TROlXJCII1G XZLO. that engage the two cilyndrical columns (A) bolted to the base of the frame. -ure for a minimum of seven days. based on the general design of the CINVA-RAM. . with mold box and lid 2. similar in operation to that in the CINVA-RAM. as it allows a modular coordination on the basis of 50 or 100 centimeters. nlacdd on the ground. . Roberto E.‘IHii CZTA-R&I: i &XlM11. after the formed block is ejected.Oi4 i’iti GENERAL UESIGJ OS’TilE CINVA-RAM (Abstract) 21new machine. (Figure Sj (Figure 4) 3) 3. generally cement. I’he CJiA-RAX is composed of three nain assenolies: 1.. Before filling tile box. to qroduce blocks of other sin:nes nnd dimensions. has been developed by the author. and carefully turned on its side.‘~ BLU. and the Chilean engineer Rati Ran&z. Lou Ida Guatemala. where it was develo?ed.ure of earth and a stabilizing additive. ‘.low building blocks from a damp mix-i.UING BLOCKSOF SLILMC!&JjJ. February 1977 . \ Tie blocks Traduce: by the SEI’A-Rdt. activates the bottom plate to compress the damp soil-cement mixture inside the closed mold box to form the block. Erame. Picures 3 to 14 are a ?hotograpilic operation. Tile machine IXXJ been named CETA-RAM. creator of the gII. the 7allet is droqoed on the bottom. a pallet (Figure 5) is used to handle the freshly molded blocks without danger of disintegrating.m. It is the intc:ition of CXl!A to continue research with other versions of the Zu’L’&i-Xl. The lever device. for the Droduction of hol. of soil-cement mixtures and other ?ossiblc mcterials. thereby freeing the ?allet for inmediate reuse. honoring the Centro de Experimentscidn en l’ecnologia Asroqiada (Guatemala). The length of three blocks yhs joints . and also to eject the block from the mold after the lid is opened. Lever device (Figure ‘The bottom nla tc has two tubular guides (B). add exactly one meter. The finisbsd block is then nand carried to a cool place and allowed to set h. This sirn?lifics the planning and excecution of low cost housing projects. it is carried civay on the nallet.old box bottom ylate ‘.‘j&.

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