Category Archives: Cement Mixer – Trailers

Cement Mixers in a War Zone

1.75 cubic yard cement mixer trailers work in Afghanistan It was a cold and frosty day in Oregon when these two portable cement mixer trailers were loaded onto the truck at the Cart-Away factory in McMinnville. In just a few … Continue reading

Posted in Cement Mixer - Trailers | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A Cement Mixer for Christmas

Florida woman gives husband a big mixing trailer for Christmas Susan and Kevin Conway have owned U Pull-N-Pour in Leesburg Florida for the past 5-years. During that time their ready-mix business has grown to include 6 concrete mixing trailers used … Continue reading

Posted in Cement Mixer - Trailers | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

Naval Construction Force Test Unique Cement Mixers

Seabees receive 8 Concrete CUBE mixers Officially they are the Naval Construction Force, but most know them as the Seabees. They build in places that others would never go and at times that many would attempt to avoid. If the … Continue reading

Posted in Cement Mixer - Trailers | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Concrete Mixers and Good Raw Material Selection

Step #3 for starting a trailer based concrete mixer company It’s true that concrete is nothing more than sand, gravel, water and cement. However, the ratio of these ingredients is critical to making good concrete. Specifically, the ratio of sand … Continue reading

Posted in Cement Mixer - Trailers | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Concrete Mixer Trailer Business: Step #2, Community Requirements

Another step to Starting A Trailer Based Ready Mix Company Location, location, location. The first rule in opening a business, right? Well, it’s even true for a trailer based concrete yard, just not in the same way it’s true for, … Continue reading

Posted in Cement Mixer - Trailers | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

First Step for Starting a Concrete Trailer Business

Trailer based ready mix start-up requires market research Perhaps you’ve used a concrete mixing trailer to make a small pour around your house. Maybe you’ve used one in connection with your job. However you came into contact with trailer based … Continue reading

Posted in Cement Mixer - Trailers | Leave a comment

5 Steps to Starting a Concrete Mixer Ready Mix Company

Maybe you are in the construction field and have used ready mix in a concrete mixer trailer. Perhaps you’re a DYI-er that’s used a short load of concrete for a home project. Or, you might have a current business and … Continue reading

Posted in Cement Mixer - Trailers, Concrete Batching | Tagged , , , , | 14 Comments

Cement Mixer Maker gets High Marks from Government Study

Manufacturing cement mixers for the GSA requires a good “Past Performance Evaluation” Cart-Away Concrete Systems, Inc is a GSA (Government Services Administration) contract holder. This agreement renews every few years and this time we were required to pay an independent … Continue reading

Posted in Cement Mixer - Trailers | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Giving the cement mixer trailer a brake

Brake actuators provide solid stopping power for a concrete mixing trailer I’ve posted about towing a cement mixer and the various types of couplers. In the larger models of concrete mixing trailers (Cart-Away’s CMT-100 and CMK-175, Trailer Haul’s MT125, Concrete … Continue reading

Posted in Cement Mixer - Trailers | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Architect Richard Luxenburg Shares Concrete Knowledge

Concrete mixers have created a world of solid knowledge Richard Luxenburg is a professor of Architecture at Anne Arundel Community College in Annapolis, Maryland.  He has produced some excellent presentations on concrete construction technology. Because we focus this blog on concrete mixers … Continue reading

Posted in Cement Mixer - Trailers | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment