Filling ICFs When is a Concrete Pump Attachment Ideal?

Skid Steer Concrete Pump

Concrete boom trucks certainly have their place in the insulated concrete forms world, but they’re not the only option for filling ICFs. Concrete pump attachments, such as our RD6536 and D6528, are compact and easily attach to a skid steer or compact track loader. Powered by the carrier’s hydraulics, the pumps deliver 0- to 25-yard-per-hour outputs. They also pump material …

Staying Ahead of a Changing Industry

Refractory Mixer Pump

When it comes to installing refractory, gypsum flooring or concrete for block fill, grouting or repair applications, you’re faced with challenges every day, some more significant than others. OSHA’s 2017 silica dust exposure requirements, for example, had a big impact on working environments with a 50 percent reduction in permissible exposure limits (PEL). The requirements also mandate employers monitor employee …

Introducing Mixer/Pump with 1-Ton Capacity, 20-tph Output

MX-20MT Concrete Mixer Pump

The new MX-20MT mixer/pump gives contractors a high-output, easy-to-use unit for superb productivity on shotcrete and refractory work in a variety of applications, including steel mills, cement plants and petrochemical plants. The machine provides twice the output of the company’s popular MX-10 mixer/pump yet has nearly the same compact footprint. It’s mounted to a single-chassis trailer for convenience as well …

What is Customerization?

refractory application

From shotcreting a swimming pool to installing refractory in a kiln, you know each job comes with a unique set of criteria and challenges. It’s important that your equipment manufacturer understands that as well. We’ve been making customer success and satisfaction our top priorities since day one. We call it customerization — providing customized equipment with unmatched customer service and …

Are You Ready For OSHA’s New Silica Guidelines?

Refractory Installation

Time is ticking on the implementation of OSHA’s new crystalline silica exposure regulations. The new guidelines take effect soon and require contractors to limit permissible silica exposure to 50 micrograms per cubic meter of air over an eight-hour shift. In short, changes are needed across many industries to lower dust exposure. While these changes are coming soon, we’ve been preparing …

Blastcrete Equipment Company Offers Solution to OSHA’s New Regulations

Blastcrete Dust Away System for Large concrete mixers

ANNISTON, Ala. (October 26, 2016) – Blastcrete Equipment Company introduces a dust suppression system that limits silica dust exposure in industrial, construction and mining applications. The patent-pending DustAway system consists of an innovative bulk bag design that attaches to a mixer to contain dust as the mixer fills. The bag’s dust ruffle encapsulates airborne particles, helping to control respirable dust. …

Blastcrete Equipment Company Named Finalist for Small Manufacturer of the Year

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ANNISTON, Ala. (April 05, 2016)— Blastcrete Equipment Company, manufacturer of mixing and pumping equipment for the refractory and shotcrete industries, is one of eight finalists for the Small Manufacturer of the Year award in Alabama. The Alabama Technology Network and the Business Council of Alabama will name the winner of the award, which honors the state’s leading manufacturers’ accomplishments, on …

Blastcrete Equipment Company Upgrades D6528 Mixer/Pump For Less Maintenance, Greater ROI on Gypsum Flooring Projects

D6528 Mixer/Pump Concrete Jobsite

Oct 21, 2014 ANNISTON, Ala. (Oct. 21, 2014) The upgraded D6528 Mixer/Pump from Blastcrete Equipment Company gives gypsum flooring contractors a versatile and easy-to-use mixer/pump with high capacity and low maintenance. Contractors can use the D6528 Mixer/Pump to install gypsum underlayments for sound and fire proofing floors, as well as up to 1/2-inch aggregate concrete mixes for breezeways and patios. …

Blastcrete Equipment Company Upgrades MX-10 Mixer/Pump for Greater Efficiency

MX-10 Mixer Pump

Apr 17, 2014 ANNISTON, Ala. (April 17, 2014) The upgraded MX-10 Mixer/Pump from Blastcrete Equipment Company has the fastest, most efficient mixing capabilities in the industry. Its new, closed-loop hydraulic circuit delivers greater speed and torque to quickly and effectively mix dense refractory materials in less than two minutes. The new system provides greater efficiency that leads to faster and …