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New Products & Processes Blastcrete RMX-5000 Features Efficient, Rugged Design for and maintenance. An optional 2000 psi (14 MPa) hydraulic3 x 18 in. (76 x 457 mm) swing tube is designed for fast cleaning Refractory and Shotcrete Applications pressure washer can further ease cleanup. Blastcrete Equipment Company presents its RMX-5000 Mixer/ The RMX-5000 is customizable for a range of applications Pump, a unit that boasts 15 percent more pumping pressure and is available in trailer- or skid-mounted versions. The than any other machine of its size on the market. machine is CE Certified, meets European Union safety stan- The RMX-5000, one of five mixer/pumps in Blastcrete’s dards for equipment operation, and is backed worldwide by lineup for refractory, shotcrete, and concrete repair, is user- Blastcrete’s unmatched customer service and support. friendly, safe, and rugged enough to handle demanding instal- Blastcrete also offers free training seminars for customers lations. The highly efficient mixer/pump is available with at its Anniston, AL, location. In addition to teaching cus- either a spiral mixer or a paddle mixer with a planetary tomers how to properly operate and maintain the machine, gearbox. The spiral mixer is designed for conventional shot- the company’s experts demonstrate various installation and crete in applications such as bridge repair projects. The paddle nozzling techniques. mixer provides the torque necessary for more demanding Blastcrete Equipment Company has been manufacturing applications such as refractory, where materials are much more safe, reliable, and user-friendly solutions for the refractory and difficult to mix. shotcrete industries for 63 years. With its complete product line With its 2200 psi (15 MPa) piston pump, the RMX-5000 of concrete mixers, pumps, and related products, Blastcrete is produces up to 5 yd3 (4 m3) per hour and can achieve vertical poised to meet the needs of commercial and residential con- pumping distances up to 450 ft (137 m). An optional automatic struction, ICF and SCIP building systems, and refractory and lubrication system greases wear components hourly as neces- underground markets. For more information, contact Blastcrete sary during operation. It also features a 1000 lb (454 kg) mixer Equipment Company, 2000 Cobb Ave., Anniston, AL, 36202; capacity and a 1200 lb (544 kg) hopper capacity. call (800) 235-4867; fax (256) 236-9824; e-mail info@blast- The RMX-5000 is available with a Kubota V3600 66-horse- crete.com; or visit www.blastcrete.com. power water-cooled diesel engine or a 50-horsepower electric motor. Blastcrete positions the engine safely away from the mixer and receiving hopper to prevent thermal transfer of heat to materials, which can accelerate setting. The placement of the engine also prevents airborne fiber from entering and clogging the air intake on the engine. Blastcrete recommends thorough cleaning after each use to prevent material buildup and hardening, as well as possible damage to the unit. The RMX-5000 is designed for quick and simple cleanup with a hydraulic receiving hopper lift that provides easy access to the swing tube. The Shotcrete Specifiers Education Tool, v2 The Shotcrete Specifiers Education Tool, version 2, is designed to provide specifiers with a better understanding of the shotcrete process and important components of a shotcrete specification. The content provided on this 4 gigabyte USB flash drive now includes: PowerPoint Presentations: Shotcrete for Repair and Rehabilitation of Concrete Structures and Shotcrete for Underground Construction Brochures: Sustainability of Shotcrete; Shotcrete, A Proven Process; and The History of Shotcrete by George Yoggy Video: Shotcrete Versatility Plus (World of Concrete Mega Demo) ASA Members: $25.00 each Nonmembers: $45.00 each to order, call ASA at (248) 848-3780 or visit www.shotcrete.org Shotcrete • Fall 2013 71


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