Can concrete be placed by pump?

Can concrete be placed by pump?

A concrete pump is a machine used for transferring liquid concrete by pumping. There are two types of concrete pumps. The first type of concrete pump is attached to a truck or longer units are on semi-trailers.

What is the maximum distance concrete can be pumped?

How far can you pump concrete? Concrete pumps can pump over 300m in horizontal distance. If you are using a ground line pump, the pipes come in 3m sections so pumping that distance would require 100 pipes.

What is the main problem in concrete pumping?

The main problems associated with pumping are the effect of segregation and bleeding. To rectify these adverse effects, the proportion of cement is increased to enhance the cohesion in order to reduce segregation and bleeding.

What is meant by pumping concrete?

Concrete pumping is a vital element of any project involving the material, as it moves the mix around far, far quicker than any human pushing a wheelbarrow could – no matter how fast you are! Concrete pumping is the transporting of a freshly mixed batch of concrete to a specific location on a site.

When concrete is transported by pumping the slump should be in CM?

Usually the slump should vary between 5.7 cms to 10 cms.

How many pumps are used in pumping of concrete?

There are two basic types of concrete pumps i.e., boom pumps and stationary pumps and both of which have their own unique qualities.

Why choose Noremac for Schwing pumps?

In fact, Noremac is the largest independent Schwing pumping contractor in Canada. The Noremac Group of Companies pumps concrete for residential, industrial and commercial industries. Our dedication to maintain high quality service every step of the way have afforded us with a very credible reputation.

What is concrete pumping?

Concrete pumping is the use of a machine to efficiently transport liquid concrete from one point to another point that would otherwise be impossible to reach, uneconomical, or dangerous. Why Pump Concrete?

Why choose the Noremac group?

The Noremac Group of Companies provides exceptional concrete pumping services to its Western Canadian Customers through 4 divisional offices.

Where is Noremac located?

With the company being founded and our head office remaining in Edmonton, we have strategically placed offices in Kamloops BC, Saskatoon SK, and Regina SK, which has allowed us to cover the largest geographic region of any Canadian Concrete Pumping contractor. In fact, Noremac is the largest independent Schwing pumping contractor in Canada.