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US20070294973A1 - Method of priming a concrete pump ...

The present invention is a method of priming a concrete placing system that provides improved coating and lubrication to the inner walls of a concrete placing system as it passes therethrough during priming. The method uses less water than conventional pump primers and can be used on all types of jobs i.e. with line pumps boom pumps or high-rise pumping.

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Slurry Pouch - Engi Pump - Concrete Pump Primer - Engitech ...

Engi Pump It is dry powder ready to use water-soluble pouch (bag) can be dissolved in bucket or in the pump hoper itself that replaces expensive ready-mixed priming grout and enhance the range of pumpability of concrete pump pipeline which minimizes the horsepower of pump and also works for Boom

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How Does A Concrete Pump Truck Work? Learn How Concrete ...

Once the concrete is in the hopper it gets sucked into a valve system in small intervals or strokes. As some of the concrete is being sucked into the valve the concrete before it is being simultaneously pushed through the concrete pipe on the pump truck boom until it reaches the end of the concrete hose and placed where you need it.

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The stuff that comes out of the concrete pump at the start ...

Feb 02 2011 · The first material that comes out of the pump is called the "prime" . Short for priming material. Boom pumps line pumps etc have to "pre-lubricate" the pipes in order for the concrete which follows to pass thru the system without plugging up. If no priming material is used typically the concrete will lose all it's paste or mortar to the ...

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Getting ready to pump concrete: Priming a boom

Jul 20 2021 · Using the prime port will put water where it should be in front of the concrete and the two will not meet until the pump is cycling. This is the best way to prime with water or anything else. Allowing the prime (water slurry or gel) to mix with the concrete too soon can cause a separation plug and/or not allow prime to wet the pipe before concrete gets there causing a dry plug.

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How to Prime a Water Pump: 12 Steps (with Pictures) - wikiHow

Jul 09 2020 · In order to get the pump working again it needs to "primed": water needs to be flushed back into it and forced through in order for it to create enough pressure to begin pumping again. Although methods vary slightly for different types of water pumps the steps below will show you the basic steps of how to prime this type of water pump.

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Concrete Pump Primer | Fritz-Pak Slick-Pak | Pumping Aids ...

Used worldwide it is now the standard for priming concrete pumps. This product eliminates problems associated with the use of bentonite or similar materials for pump priming. It reduces wear on equipment when starting a job. Slick-Pak is a dry powdered concrete pump primer and pumping aid packaged in a patented ready-to-use water-soluble bag.

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Concrete Pumping FAQs | Frequently Asked Questions ...

Concrete pumping is ideal for jobs where time and access restrictions are a problem for example: If the mixer cant get close enough to pour the concrete into the required location. If you dont have the manpower to wheelbarrow the concrete to the required location. If your pour site is located within a building underground or at height.

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Prime with water - Concrete Pumping

Jul 25 2008 · Water priming is fine if your pipes are clean or the second pump of the day. Some times on monday I use slick pack just for peace of mind. Last spring I primed with water with bad footing mix concrete and dirty pipes. It wouldn't pump I had to dump the hopper and prime with mason cementonce the mud was moving it cleaned the pipe and pumped ...

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MapleState Prime | Affordable Concrete Pump Primer ...

MapleState Prime is ready-to-use dry powdered water-soluble slurry pouch (bag) used as concrete pump primer or for lubrication of concrete pump pipeline. This cost-effective concrete admixture can be dissolved in a bucket or in the pump hoper itself that replaces expensive ready-mixed priming grout and enhances the range of pump-ability of concrete pump pipeline which minimizes the ...

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Tips For Pumping Concrete in Cold Weather Conditions | For ...

Feb 21 2013 · Cold weather pumping can present a variety of problems as compared to pumping in moderate temperatures. Most obvious of course is if the concrete freezes in the boom

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MapleState Prime - High Performance Concrete Pump Primer ...

MapleState Prime is ready-to-use dry powdered water-soluble slurry pouch (bag) used as concrete pump primer or for lubrication of concrete pump pipeline. This cost-effective concrete admixture can be dissolved in a bucket or in the pump hoper itself that replaces expensive ready-mixed priming grout and enhances the range of pump-ability of concrete pump pipeline which minimizes the ...

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Concrete Line Pumps - Concrete Trailer Pumps Concrete ...

Being a small concrete pump and also a very mobile concrete pump a line pump can fit into tight confined areas of a construction site that a larger boom concrete pump truck because of its outriggers just won't fit. These trailer concrete pumps have steel and rubber concrete pump hoses that attach to an outlet on the concrete line pump.

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How to Buy or Sell a Used Concrete Pump Best Practices

Feb 22 2021 · A concrete boom pump is a whole different animal. Boom sizes range for 17M all the way up to the 60 plus meter range. For the sake of discussion lets use a 38M for this article. A new 38M concrete boom pump will cost around $450000 USD and a

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Concrete Pump Safety Issues| Concrete Construction Magazine

Jul 06 2012 · Concrete Pump Safety Issues. By Michael Cusack. Joe Nasvik Pump safety concerns the lines the boom thepump and the earth under the pump-everyone working around a pump operation. Pulling up to a jobsite one morning I saw that the concrete pump had not been set up. I jumped out of my truck and began yelling Why is the pump not ready to ...

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Concrete Pump Hazards & Safety - The Concrete Network

The primary concern when utilizing a pump truck during a pumped concrete pour is safely positioning the truck where the boom can reach the concrete placement site. The key word here is "safely." Improperly positioned a pump truck can cause death or serious injury making a nightmare out of what may have appeared to be a standard "every day" pour.

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