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New Products & Processes all the beams to the UL-required thickness of 1 in. (25 mm) Specifications and cleans and disposes of any overspray from the floor. • Owner/Developer: National HealthCare Corporation, The newly redesigned Tommy Gun, which features a 13 ft3 Murfreesboro, TN (4 m3) hydraulic lift and dump paddle mixer, is being used to • General Contractor: American Constructors, Nashville, TN spray approximately 45,000 ft2 (14,000 m2) of spray-applied • Equipment Owner: Safway Services, West Allis, WI fire-resistive material (SFRM) for the project. • Spray-Applied Fire-Resistive Material Provider: “The new Tommy Gun model has made huge improvements W.R. Grace & Co. Construction Products, Bedford Park, IL for our operators,” said Wendell Kimbrough, Regional Manager • Equipment: One (1) Putzmeister Tommy Gun® A3 Series for Safway. “The hydraulic lift has reduced the footprint Fireproofing Pump required for setup, which is a great benefit when working around other teams of subcontractors. And the mixer that has been lowered closer to the ground reduces operator fatigue.” Consistency is Key With Safway’s fireproofing responsibilities on the project lasting for up to 40 days, it is important for the company to ensure consistent spraying of the 1300 bags of MK-6/HY SFRM required. The new blade design of the Tommy Gun is helping to make that happen. “Not only does the new blade improve the thoroughness of the mixture and reduces the amount of dry material buildup on the walls of the drum, but it also ensures material is mixed well in the time frame set forth by the various manufacturers,” explained Kimbrough. “We’ve been really impressed with the The newly redesigned Tommy Gun features a 13 ft3 (4 m3) new model’s performance.” hydraulic lift and dump paddle mixer Shotcrete Use in Pool & Recreational Projects—ASA Compilation #6 This 27-page black and white soft-cover book, “Shotcrete Use in Pool & Recreational Projects” is a compilation of seven Shotcrete Use In Pool & Recreational Projects previously published papers in ASA’s Shotcrete magazine. A Compilation of Articles Copies of the compilation are available for a special Infrastructure Repair &from Shotcrete magazine Rehabilitation Using ASA Member price of $9.00 U.S. (Nonmember $14.00).Shotcrete Order Code: PRPUS An ASA Compilation Pricing includes shipping. Call (248) 848-3780 to place an order or visit the www.shotcrete.org Bookstore. 66 Shotcrete • Summer 2015


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