Due to increased urbanization and industrialization around the world, urban infrastructure built to meet the needs of a growing population will create significant demand for construction contractors and labor in the coming years.
In the construction industry, efficiency and reliability are of paramount importance. Using a concrete pump to complete construction projects is more efficient, saving contractors time without sacrificing quality. But on many projects, especially large, complex ones, it’s easy to experience cost overruns or delays. To prevent such problems from occurring, it is essential to use the best and most efficient equipment on the market.
Different types of concrete pumps
What is a concrete pump? A concrete pump is a construction tool that helps you get fresh concrete to the job site when and where it’s needed. Concrete pumps work using a valve system and a hydraulic system.
There are two main types of concrete pumps: line pumps and boom pumps. Each pump works uniquely and has unique benefits.
Pipeline pumps pump liquid concrete through ground hoses to locations on the construction site. The concrete truck-mounted pump has a smaller body and is flexible to move. It can be used in places where the concrete pump truck cannot be parked, such as around houses and narrow streets.
Unlike ground line pumps, concrete boom pumps extend into the air. The boom pump boom has the functions of luffing, folding, and rotation, and can distribute materials within the reach of the boom. It has excellent flexibility and is suitable for large foundations such as high-rise buildings and civil buildings.
Concrete pumping is a simple and cost-effective method of placing concrete that offers significant advantages when placing concrete. Concrete pouring is completed quickly, usually in less than an hour. However, concrete needs to be set before it can be used. You will need to wait at least 24 hours before walking on it, and even longer for it to fully heal. Generally speaking, it takes about 28 days for concrete to reach full strength.