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Use This Guide To Clean Your Cement Sprayers The Right Way

The addition of tools to the construction industry over the last few decades has improved aspects of the profession such as productivity, workmanship, quality and speed. Machines like cement sprayers have made positive changes to the industry on construction sites of all sizes. However, as you may know, concrete isn’t the easiest material to clean up. So, how can you go about cleaning our cement sprayers effectively before and after use? We put together this simple guide to help you clean up your equipment in ways that get the best [...]

By |2019-12-11T05:28:22+00:00June 24th, 2019|Concrete|

5 Key Benefits Of Using A Cement Mixer On Your Construction Site

Close your eyes for a second and imagine a construction site. What do you see? We’ll take a wild guess and say that there was a pile of cement powder and the machines used to mix and apply it in the picture. But can you imagine what the picture would have looked like before the emergence of equipment such as the cement mixer? The words “dreary” and “messy” come to mind. In this article, we look into the main advantages that come with using a cement mixer. Benefit #1: Getting [...]

By |2019-12-11T05:23:54+00:00June 15th, 2019|Cement Mixer|

Which Type of Concrete Mixer Is the Strongest?

Concrete is one of the most useful and versatile building materials available, with countless uses across different industries including construction and mining. However, to produce high quality concrete efficiently, you need the right kind of mixer. With so many different options available, it can be confusing figuring out which concrete mixer is ideal for your requirements. There are different considerations to make depending on the volume of concrete you need, the type of concrete you want to produce, whether you want to create batches or require a continuous mixing system [...]

By |2019-02-26T10:12:39+00:00June 10th, 2019|Concrete|

Why Do I Need a Mobile Batching Plant?

Mobile batch plants or our new Kimera mobile volumetric concrete mixers that has the ability to weigh in all products and complies with Australian Standards AS1379 allow you to produce high quality concrete on site. It’s a transportable unit that you can take from place to place as required and make concrete according to any specification. The benefits of using a mobile batch plant are huge, from eliminating construction costs to ensuring you get durable, well mixed concrete for your project. Mobile batch plants are generally mounted on a truck [...]

By |2019-02-26T10:05:24+00:00May 25th, 2019|batching plant|

Large-Scale Batching Solutions for Mining

Having an accurate and efficient batching process that produces high quality, uniform concrete is essential in the mining sector. To ensure your next mining project goes forward as planned, ensure you get the right kind of wet batching plant. The ideal solution is one with a silo and mixer option included, is quick and easy to use, has the necessary capacity and is mobile. Importance of Quality Batching The durability of a structure depends strongly on the quality of concrete used, something that is determined by the process of measuring [...]

By |2019-02-26T09:56:45+00:00May 10th, 2019|batching plant|

How Should I Store Powdered Materials in Bulk?

From bags and pellets to large vertical silos, there are multiple options when it comes to storing your powdered materials in bulk. However, when it comes to reducing costs, keeping the powdered materials safe and streamlining operations, silos are the best option for bulk storage. Off-the-shelf solutions are rarely appropriate for large scale storage as each situation warrants different design approaches. Suppliers like Batchcrete can custom design your silo to suit your specific needs. This includes your volume requirements, space restrictions at the site, climate, availability of cranes and personal [...]

By |2019-02-26T09:51:51+00:00April 25th, 2019|batching plant|

The Inner Workings of a Batching Plant

A batching plant, also known as a concrete plant or batch plant, combines various ingredients to form concrete. Some of the materials used can include water, rocks, gravel, sand, lime, fly ash, potash and cement. Batching plants are generally designed to suit individual needs. The two primary types of batching plants are dry mix batching plants and wet mix batching plants. The former involves mixing all the dry materials first and then dispatching it into a transit mixer (mobile concrete mixer truck) where water is added. The latter involves homogeneously [...]

By |2019-05-09T20:34:24+00:00April 10th, 2019|batching plant|

The Best Silos for Your Industry

Your company may need to handle bulk amounts of material, and it can be difficult to determine what kind of storage equipment is best for your needs. Your requirements will vary depending on whether you store aggregates, chemical powder, wood chips, plastics, sand, minerals, food or grain. In any case, an off-the-shelf silo will probably not provide an ideal solution. To help determine what kind of silo is best for you, consider your specific requirements before engaging a supplier as they will be able to tailor a solution according to [...]

By |2019-05-09T20:31:24+00:00March 25th, 2019|batching plant|

Understanding Twin Shaft Mixers

Twin shaft mixers are ideal for industries that require large volumes of high-quality concrete. Using powerful twin shafts that counter rotate allows for fast mixing action, consistency and rapid discharge. It can handle mix designs with coarse aggregates up to six inches in diameter. Twin shaft mixers may be used to prepare everything from ready-mix and precast concrete to glass batch, sand-lime bricks, asphalt and more. Twin shaft mixers can come as batch mixers or as continuous mixers depending on how much concrete needs to be produced. How the Twin [...]

By |2019-05-09T20:22:54+00:00March 10th, 2019|Concrete|

What Is a Planetary Mixer for Concrete?

The Sicoma planetary mixer is a fixed, heavy duty, general purpose mixer that provides world class mixing action. It’s ideal for manufacturing building products at a large volume while ensuring consistency and high quality. Using a unique mixing action, materials like resins, clay, reconstituted limestone and more can be blended to manufacture blocks, suspended concrete floors and other building products. The planetary mixer has one or two mixing stars that rotate around themselves as well as rotating around a central point, enabling each arm to cover every inch of the [...]

By |2019-05-09T20:36:04+00:00February 25th, 2019|Concrete|
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