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New Products & Processes REED Introduces B50HPS ASTM International and NRMCA Concrete Pump Publish New Edition of Manual 49 REED has just added a Now available is the second edition of new model to its B-Series Manual 49, “User’s Guide to ASTM lineup—the B50HPS model Specification C94/C94M on Ready concrete pump, an extre- Mixed Concrete,” co-published by mely high-performance pump at an economical price. The ASTM International and the National B50HPS offers the highest concrete pressure in its class Ready Mixed Concrete Association. (1778 psi 12 MPa), with an 11 in.3 (180 cm3) hydraulic pump “This manual is unique in that it and a 42 in. (1067 mm) pumping stroke. Powered by a 130 hp takes an existing material specification and discusses the intent (97 kW) Cummins diesel, it is both reliable and quiet. The and purpose of each clause in it,” says Colin Lobo, PhD, PE, low hopper height allows for fast cleanup, and the standard Senior Vice President of the Engineering Division of the Ready 9000 lb (4082 kg) axle, frame, and reinforced hopper are all Mixed Concrete Association, who wrote the manual with heavy duty. D. Gene Daniel, a ready mixed concrete industry veteran and For more information on the new B50HPS, visit www. 50-year ASTM International member. While the primary audi- REEDpumps.com or call (909) 287-2100. ence for the manual might be ready mixed concrete producers, the book can also assist purchasers and specifiers in under- standing what is involved when the specification is cited in contract documents. Manual 49’s chapters correspond to the sections of the standard, featuring discussion of the section and accompanying images, photos, and numerical examples. The book has been updated to reflect changes in ASTM C94/C94M and the stan- dards cited in it since the first edi- tion of the manual. For more information, visit www.astm.org. ASA is proud to announce the publication of “Safety Guidelines for Shotcrete” Chapter topics include: • Personal Protective Equipment; • Communications; • Lighting, Back, and Spine Safety; • Shotcrete Materials; • Shotcrete Equipment; and • Shotcrete Placement: Wet- and Dry-mix Processes. As a significant benefit of membership, all Corporate Members will receive one complimentary copy of this publication. Additional copies are available through the ASA Bookstore for $25 each (for members; $100 for nonmembers). Available in both print and electronic formats. For more information or to purchase a copy of this publication, visit the ASA Bookstore at www.shotcrete.org/BookstoreNet/default.aspx. 66 Shotcrete • Summer 2014


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