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New Products & Processes REED Mine 30–Mini Pump with Allentown. “While the proven performance of the Powercreter Big Performance is still there, the new models use the sturdy Thom-Katt frame and familiar Thom-Katt control box.” The new TK 7 is a compact, skid-mounted, electric-powered pump for precise control of low-volume shotcrete, form-and- pump, and grouting applications. REED’s extremely compact Features of the new TK 20 include an optional, detachable Mine 30 Pump was designed 13 ft3 (0.4 m3) capacity mixer. The mixer adds the ability to for job sites with very limited use prepackaged concrete mixtures on site, or can be detached space: 96 in. (2438 mm) long for feeding the pump with ready mix concrete. x 46.5 in. (1181 mm) wide x 64.7 in. (1643 mm) tall. The For more information, call (800) 553-3414 or visit www. concrete, grout, and shotcrete pump is small enough to be putzmeisteramerica.com. cross-mounted on a truck or other carrier. Fork channels on the side and end come standard. Putzmeister Showroom Opens REED’s “S”-Tube allows for pumping grout, flowable fill, in Bahrain pea-gravel concrete, shotcrete mixtures, and “big rock” concrete with aggregates up to 1.5 in. (38 mm). The Mine 30 Pump offers a maximum output of 30 yd3/h (23 m3/h) and 1172 psi (8 MPa) concrete pressure. The Mine 30 Pump can be powered by an electric, diesel, MH Al Mahroos, a Bahrain-based industrial and engineering or air motor. The simple design of the Mine 30 Pump makes it equipment trading company, has opened a new service center easy to troubleshoot and service. It provides strong performance, and show room for Putzmeister, a leading manufacturer of extreme dependability, and long life of all wear parts. concrete and material placing equipment headquartered For more information on the New REED Mine 30 Pump, in Germany. visit www.reedpumps.com or e-mail mike.newcomb@ The new Putzmeister showroom was inaugurated at reedmfg.com. MH Al Mahroos’ premises in the presence of Sabine Taufmann, the German Ambassador to Bahrain, and Dr. Robert Abel, the CCO of Putzmeister Concrete Pumps, Germany. Putzmeister America This event is a quality step to promote Putzmeister concrete Expands Thom-Katt Line and mortar pumping solutions in Bahrain on par with international standards, said Abel. “Putzmeister, along with its Bahrain partner MH Al Mahroos, is committed to provide customers with best-quality after-sales service through a high-tech service center, mobile service stations, on-shelf stock of spare parts, factory-trained engineers, and technicians,” he stated. The evolution of Allentown “We are looking forward to serving the Bahrain construction Shotcrete Technology’s well- market with our joint services from now on. Putzmeister known Powercreter brand strongly believes in the Bahrain market; thus, it was essentially into the new TK 7 and TK 20 Thom-Katt trailer-mounted important to invest in a Service Centre specifically designed concrete pumps by Putzmeister America Inc., marks a to handle Putzmeister products with all the latest technologies,” significant expansion in Putzmeister’s Thom-Katt product said Abel. offering, which will now accommodate a wider range of Putzmeister, he said, was a specialist in manufacturing high- outputs for specialized industries. quality concrete pumps, truck mixers, plastering machines, Originally manufactured by Allentown, the Powercreter screed conveyers, and mortar machines. brand has been re-engineered since having been acquired “We always focus on satisfying customers’ needs by by Putzmeister in 2007. The new design is reflected in the providing immediate after-sales service and spare parts supply TK 7, which will be available for purchase in 2013, and the to support Putzmeister’s growing ambitions. We also have TK 20, which was introduced in fall 2010. The updated planned to add more facilities like a training center for operator models incorporate parts and components commonality, trainings,” explained Abel. and can handle a wider variety of mixture designs for MH Al Mahroos and Putzmeister will be providing, under various applications. one roof, the complete service to ready mix companies right “Previous Powercreter models were already using many from pumps, plastering equipment, transit mixers and more to parts from Putzmeister, so the transition into the Thom-Katt come, he added. line was a natural one,” said Patrick Bridger, President of —TradeArabia News Service Shotcrete • Winter 2013 71


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