Lower labour costs
Placing concrete by pump requires fewer concrete contractors to distribute the concrete. Instead of relying on multiple workers moving back and forth to place the concrete, the concrete pump operator will use a boom or hose to place the concrete accurately. The continuous flow of concrete means no time is wasted.
Using a convenient concrete pump increases productivity and allows projects to be completed on time and within budget, making concrete pumps a cost effective method of placing concrete for large and small projects.
Say goodbye to the unicycle and consider hiring a concrete pump from a local concrete supplier to save time, cost and energy on your next concrete project.
Concrete pump uses and types of projects
The main purpose of a concrete pump is to save time, money and energy on large or small concrete projects. Instead of hauling the concrete to the desired location, the pump can be used to place the concrete exactly where it is needed, regardless of the obstacles to reaching the area with a truck.
Due to the large volumes of concrete pumped by the moving boom pumps, they are best suited to large construction projects, such as large industrial projects and high-rise buildings.
Smaller line pumps convey smaller volumes of concrete and are therefore ideal for smaller concrete construction projects such as swimming pools, walkways, ground slabs, low-rise buildings and single-family residential slabs.
Line pumps can also be used for grouting, mortar, wet screeds, shotcrete, sludge and foam concrete. They are ideal for repairing submerged concrete, placing concrete in high-strength reinforced sections, filling fabric forms and constructing bonded beams.
However, larger line pumps can be used for tunneling operations and high-rise buildings, hundreds or thousands of metres from the truck.