Blastcrete Equipment Tier 4 Final Products Meet Emission Standards

Tier 4 Final refractory pump

Blastcrete announces the completion of the transition to Tier 4 Final-compliant products for the full line of Blastcrete Equipment. This includes the RS180 Mixer-Pump and MX-10 Mixer-Pump. Recently finalized upgrades for Tier 4 Final compliant products feature the same user-friendly, low maintenance design, but allow contractors to stay ahead of changing emission standards. “Our engineering team works to incorporate the latest …

Keeping Profits in Your Pocket: Maintenance Tips for Concrete Placement Equipment

Peristaltic Concrete Pump

Proper cleaning and maintenance can extend the life of your shotcrete equipment, contributing to the long-term success of your operation. While time consuming, skipping basic cleaning and maintenance can end up costing even more time and money. Consider these cleaning and maintenance tips to keep your pumps in optimum working condition. High-Pressure Hydraulic Swing Tube Piston Pumps Hydraulic swing tube …

The Benefits of Monolithic Refractory Installation in Cement Kilns

Monolithic Refractory Installation in Cement Kilns

Refractory consumption in the production of cement continues to grow worldwide. As contractors look to capitalize on this application, many are looking to monolithic refractory installation as a faster, more efficient process than traditional brick refractory. Thanks to equipment improvements and material innovations — such as no-cement, colloidal silica, which offers optimal alkali resistance and bonding properties —contractors can now …

RS180 Mixer-Pump for High-Volume Gypsum Applications

RS180 Gypsum Pump

Blastcrete Equipment LLC, a long-time manufacturer of shotcrete and gunite mixers and pumps, introduces the RS180 Mixer-Pump with variable speeds from 0-18 cubic yards per hour and long-distance and high-volume pumping capabilities. The RS180 is a user-friendly, economical option for gypsum flooring underlayment, grouting, cellular concrete and some wet shotcrete applications. It offers contractors smoother material delivery for specialty applications, …

Simply Gypsum

RS-180 Gypsum Pump

Benefits of Straight-Forward Gypsum Mixer-Pump Design for Your Operations Let’s face it, no one wants to pay for things they don’t need. Avoiding markup packages can be difficult, especially in the equipment world, where some OEMs take advantage of any opportunity to tack on extra bells and whistles. This approach drives up initial purchase price, but it can also end …

6 Ways to Save Money with Shotcrete Construction

refractory application

For concrete construction and repair contractors looking for effective ways to cut overall costs, but not quality, shotcrete construction can offer a more effective solution than traditional cast-in-place or form-and-pour methods. We’ve got six reasons why you should consider making the switch to shotcrete to maximize your productivity and profits. 1. It’s cheaper than cast-in-place construction. Choosing the dry or …

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 concrete pumps deliver 0- to 25-yard-per-hour outputs. They also pump …

Staying Ahead of a Changing Industry

Refractory Concrete 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 …