Monthly Archives: April 2011

A special concrete mixer for Haiti

The rubble piles created by the 2010 Haiti earthquake tell a story of poorly produced concrete. The walls and the concrete slabs that crumbled and crushed thousands are the result of a failed mixing process. In the poorest nations of … Continue reading

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What is the weight of standard concrete?

A standard concrete mix design is heavy It is important to understand some rules of thumb when it comes to working with concrete. The first and most obvious concept in these “guesstimates” is that concrete is heavy. Standard concrete is … Continue reading

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Cement – The Glue in Concrete Mixers

Strong concrete needs evenly distributed cement. Producing a strong concrete requires the appropriate blending of aggregates with Portland cement and water. With the correct recipe and a proper mixing process these material will conjoin into a “stew” that can harden … Continue reading

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Understanding Portable Cement Mixer Capacity

A 4.1 cubic foot cement mixer or a 1.94 cubic foot mixer? There is misleading information that accompanies the sale of small cement mixers today. There are retailers that advertise large capacities in the bold headlines, and then they hide … Continue reading

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