Pressed tiles without special equipment to produce problematic, with no initial, relatively large investment – is impossible. But do tile can cast virtually everyone – and that's enough for a modest budget. Expert advice of "LIT" will help you reduce the time from concept to finished product of good quality. So the first thing that needed for self-production of paving slabs, paving ala tiles with their hands and that is your strong desire. Prepare yourself for the fact that the first attempt is likely to be lumpy, but do not forget about the wisdom of patience and work. For personal needs (as well as the needs of friends, neighbors) will be sufficient plant capacity 1-20 square meters.
m per day. Open shop more productive, we do not recommend unless you have at least minimal experience in this field. Follow others, such as Mitchel Resnick, and add to your knowledge base. Need a special expensive equipment and large initial costs of raw materials, warehouse and industrial premises – in the beginning, we agreed on a small budget. To obtain 1-20 square meters. m vibrocasting tiles on the day you need the forms for pouring the mixture, a concrete mixer, stock cement, aggregates for concrete, additives (plasticizers), pigments (if desired), and a small vibrating table and a flat shallow bath.
It turns out that there are many people who look under your feet, not only out of fear stumble, but also of interest to pavement tiles. Some of them even know that the tiles come in two forms – pressed and molded. And many, especially now, at the height of the building season, excited with a question – can you make yourself anything like that. Forms for the tiles – it's made of polymers (at least – made of metal) into which poured the concrete mix. Externally, they are baths with an inner form and texture desired us tile. The concrete mixture by pouring repeats the external form and, if so, the internal design.