SPEEDY COMPACT CONCRETE PUMPING UNITS PRODUCE SAVINGS AND A NEW CONTRACTOR

COMPACT AND MOBILE CONCRETE PUMPING RIGS ARE COMPETITIVE IN COST AND SPEED - AND OFTEN MORE EASY TO HANDLE - THAN CONVENTIONAL CRANE AND BUCKET OR TRUCK AND BUGGY COMBINATIONS. HERE ARE THE BENEFITS OF PUMPING' /1/ CONCREXE PLACEMENT TENDS TO BE A MORE STEADY, UNINTERRUPTED OPERATION AND IS GENERALLY FASTER THAN CONVENTIONAL METHODS, /2/ FORM PRESSURES AND WEAR ARE REDUCED BECAUSE OF ELIMINATION OF SURGES, /3/ CONCRETE CAN BE CAST IN LOCATIONS OTHERWISE COMPLETELY INACCESSIBLE TO CRANE OR BUGGIES, /4/ COSTS ARE USUALLY COMPARATIVE WITH, OR BETTER THAN MOVING CONCRETE BY OTHER METHODS. LABOR REQUIREMENTS ARE ALSO REDUCED, /5/ THE QUALITY CONTROL OF THE MIX BUILT RIGHT INTO THE PUMP MEANS BETTER AND STRONGER FINAL PRODUCT, /6/ CRANES ARE FREED FROM BUCKET-SWINGING DUTY TO BE MORE PRODUCTIVELY DEPLOYED. CONVEYOR SYSTEMS ARE OFTEN TEAMED UP WITH PUMPS FOR LONG DISTANCE OR HIGH VOLUME POURS, AND /7/ THE PIPELINES DELIVER THE MIX RIGHT TO THE FINAL LOCATION, AND IN SUCH A MANNER THAT OTHER TRADES OR OPERATIONS ARE NOT INTERRUPTED DURING THE POUR. BUGGY RUNWAYS ARE ELIMINATED. /CGRA/

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    • Vol 11, No 15, PP 6-8, 1 FIG, 4 PHOT
  • Authors:
    • Rooke, W
  • Publication Date: 1967-4

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  • Accession Number: 00214628
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: CANADIAN GOOD ROADS ASSOCIATION
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 23 1994 12:00AM