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The Importance of Batching Equipment

If you work in the construction industry, it’s likely that you understand how important batching equipment is. Concrete plays a crucial role in any construction project, and the quality of that concrete determines the quality of any structure made from it. In order to make high quality concrete, you need equipment that can precisely combine ingredients like gravel, cement, water and other additives. Batching Systems The technology that goes into modern batching systems is intricate and constantly evolving. A batching plant has many components to it including a silo, cement [...]

By |2019-02-26T10:15:19+00:00June 25th, 2019|batching plant|

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|

Reduce air void cement clustering with the right batching plant

Cement clustering is a problem that can seriously hamper construction and building efforts, and it’s often difficult to pinpoint exactly what’s causing the problem until it’s too late. A common issue is too much air in the concrete mix, which is usually only be detected a minimum of a month after the mix has been laid and put to use, by which time the project will have already commenced. By this point, the resultant poor compression strength will have started to cause problems, and little can be done to remedy [...]

By |2019-02-19T22:16:51+00:00July 12th, 2018|batching plant|
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