I'm in Chile and I want to build my home using compressed earth block. Where can I buy the machine to do it?

Asked by Claudio Lazcano
Burkittsville, MD

Here the soil is mostly clay, but nobody sells the machine. I sent a mail to Terrabuilt and they said no to Chile. Do you know a place where they can send the machine to Chile?


Sergio Grado

Answered by Sergio Grado

The Woodlands, TX

GradCo Structures & Homes, LLC

February 22, 2011

Here is another company that you may want to contact for the purchase of the machines for compressed earth block. AECT Factory in San Antonio, Texas. Go to their website at

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