Bullet Resistance of Compressed Earth (via Earthbag Building Blog)


Earthco Building Systems, Inc. performed some interesting bullet resistance tests on their compressed earth Megablocks. Their website says they used 50 caliber BMG armor piercing military ammunition. Densely compacted earthbag walls made with subsoil would likely have comparable results. Maybe someone with a rifle and spare time could conduct a similar test on earthbags. Please email me and I will provide a few suggestions. Test results using 50 … Read More

via Earthbag Building Blog

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distillation of 40 years research and development into sustainable living and building methods.
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