FAQs

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Answers to questions you may have

What information do you need?

  • Name, Address and Contact Details
  • Date and time for the pump, allowing for 1hr set up
  • Size of pump required (help and guidance available)
  • Volume and type of concrete, including any additions, fibres etc
  • Brief Description of the pour, eg footings, external slab, bridge, deck etc
  • Any special requirements, additional pipeline, second man etc

What do I need to provide?

  • A level area of hard standing, with no overhead obstructions, on which to set up the pump
  • Clear access to the pump for truck mixers to back onto
  • Cement to grout the line - 1 x 25kg bag per 10m of pipeline
  • A good pump mix of concrete, ensure you tell your concrete supplier that you will be using a pump.
  • A suitable place for the operator to wash the pump out.

What happens on the day?

  • The pump will arrive and liaise with the customer before set up
  • The concrete mixer truck will arrive and back onto the pump
  • The concrete will be placed into position using the boom where possible.
  • Where ground line is used the concreting gang will need to move the pipeline around as necessary.
  • At the end of the pour the pump operator will clean all the concrete from the pump and pipeline.

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