Concrete Pumping Perth
Concrete pumping is relatively new to the construction game. While there have been many attempts at a concrete pump design throughout the 20th century, the first modern concrete pump was introduced in just 1957. Prior to this, construction companies delivered wet cement to construction sites the old-fashioned way: through cement and concrete mixer trucks.
These trucks had major limitations, they couldn’t access certain areas, caused major congestion at building sites, and had a much more difficult time delivering cement to a building’s higher levels. Concrete pumps greatly revolutionized construction and paved the way for a much more precise, efficient, and cost-effective way of placing concrete.
What is concrete pumping?
Concrete pumping is a quick way of delivering liquid concrete from the mixing truck to the construction area. It’s one of the safest, fastest, and cheapest methods of placing concrete.
It might seem simple, but it’s actually a carefully-strategized multi-step process. First, is deciding what kind of concrete pumps would work best for the type of project. Next is designing the placement of the trucks and pump equipment for the most efficient and exact way to get the results you need.
CONCRETE PUMPING SERVICES
Concept Concrete uses only state-of-the-art concrete pumping equipment. Combined with decades of professional experience, we can meet the demand for construction projects of all sizes. There are two main kinds of concrete pumping equipment. Which is best for you depends on a variety of factors, including building location, building size, building complexity, building height and distance, the volume of concrete needed, and site restrictions.
A boom pump is a crane-like machine that can deliver large volumes of concrete in a short amount of time. It’s perfect for complex and large-scale projects like multi-storey buildings and high-rises. Boom pumps use a remote-controlled robotic arm to place concrete quickly and accurately, whether it’s on the 3rd floor or the 30th floor. It requires less manpower and time than a line pump.
A versatile and compact piece of construction equipment, a line pump is ideal for smaller projects like pathways, pavements, pool surrounds, and single-family home slabs. It pumps a lower volume of concrete than a boom pump, but it also requires a much smaller space. It’s a successful and cost-effective method of delivering concrete even to hard-to-reach areas like basements and backyards.