The growing urbanization, high rise commercial and residential buildings, and modern industrial infrastructure are propelling the demand for concrete pumps. There is a requirement for equipment that provides high efficiency, higher productivity, easy mobility and flexibility to meet growing customer needs. Concrete pumps are being used across projects to meet these demands. The main advantage of using the concrete pump is that it allows you to pump a lot of concrete in a very short amount of time with great accuracy. Furthermore, customized boom configurations can allow you to maneuver around a busy construction site, allowing you to pour concrete in areas that may have otherwise been inaccessible.
Demand for concrete pumps
The concrete pumps are in demand because of their mobility and effectiveness. The pouring of concrete by a concrete pump is of higher accuracy and quality. It results in minimal material waste. Concrete pumps can deliver concrete mix to almost any area without leaving spills, whether you want to pour concrete on top of a high-rise building or in a foundation slab.Concrete pumping eliminates all the challenges one might see during concrete placement. It can easily access any non conventional construction sites. There is a scarcity of labor in the construction industry. Finding skilled labor for construction jobs is a challenge, concrete pumps require minimal labour.
Concrete pumps are also finding great utility in infrastructure projects such as hydro, airports, metros, flyovers, bridges, etc. There are requirements for pumps that can generate more pressure and thereby deliver more volume. Concrete pumps are undergoing all-around advancements, from more robust designs to enhanced digitization with IoT for predictive maintenance, to increased mechanization, in order to meet a broader range of application requirements.
Why are concrete pumps in high demand?
- A larger volume of concrete placement per hour
- A constant flow of concrete
- Ability to place concrete in remote areas of a site
- Get concrete to high rising and far reaching place
- Higher Accuracy and Quality in Concrete Pouring
Different types of concrete pump models
Stationary concrete pumps
The latest stationary concrete pumps with free flow hydraulics ensure low heat generation, low fuel consumption, and increased efficiency. The constant flow micro-filtration of the hydraulic oil is enabled by direct high-torque driving on the agitator shaft, ensuring operational reliability and a long service life. The conveniently placed towing hook and toughened frame and axle enable protability across rough terrain. The low weight of the pump allows it to be quickly moved from one site to another. The latest models provide economic solutions for long-distance and high concrete conveyance via concrete lines or concrete distribution systems. These come with completely isolated hydraulic & concrete systems.
Truck-mounted boom concrete pumps
The new series of truck-mounted boom concrete pump models includes customised pipeline that allows the pumps to be better adapted to varying pressure and volume requirements. The boom comes with a remote control system. It can pour large volumes of concrete very quickly. The models provide a steady work pace and higher productivity. The models are equipped with the latest S-valve technology and with highly wear-resistant steel components. ” Its thick-walled valve construction features exclusive hard-chromed material cylinders and a multi-piece piston cup design. The equipment models are used for high-rise buildings, slabs, columns, bridges and dams.
The latest models of trailer pumps feature an advanced hydraulic system. It is also equipped with a differential pressure controlled, bi-directional hydraulic system. high efficiency valve system and automatically retracted pistons. Self-diagnosis technology monitors and displays the live pumping parameters. Latest trailer pumps are capable of reducing troubleshooting time through recorded data on the display menu. The engine’s automatic adjustments reduce fuel and energy consumption. The trailer pump models are also equipped with efficient pumping systems.
Concrete line pumps
Concrete line pumps are also much smaller and more compact than their boom pump counterparts, making them much easier to transport and manoeuvre around a job site. Concrete line pump models are for applications where concrete should be pumped through static pipelines. The latest concrete line pump models are designed for long horizontal and vertical pumping distances. It features a flat gate valve, integrated block control, an optional pipe rack etc. The new series pump models are capable of pumping even in confined loactions. It also comes with a water tank and a flushing water pump.
Truck Mixer Concrete Pumps
The latest series of truck mixer concrete pumps come with a variable support system, which offers incredible flexibility in confined setup situations. The ergonomic setup control system regulates the interaction between the support and the boom in order to provide flexible and safe full, narrow, and variable support. The arm positioning boom with Z-fold provides optimal slip characteristics. It is used in places where truck-mounted concrete pumps are too big and inflexible.
Discussed above are different types of concrete pumps being used across projects in India. The right concrete pump that you will require will depend on the scope of your project.
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