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Dealing with and Preventing Frozen Concrete in Your Concrete Pump Boom

Posted by on Oct 18, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Dealing with and Preventing Frozen Concrete in Your Concrete Pump Boom

If you are an individual who has recently taken on multiple concrete-pouring jobs in the late fall or early winter, then you need to worry about concrete freezing. This is especially true if you use a concrete pump truck. If this is your first time using a pump truck in the cold weather, then you may not be familiar with the way the concrete needs to be handled when it does freeze. Keep reading to understand how to deal with concrete-freezing problems and how they can be avoided once the issue is initially dealt with. How to Deal with Freezing Concrete As you mix concrete and feed it through the boom pipeline attached to the hopper, the water within the mix can freeze. If you are continually mixing concrete and pouring a large slab, then the concrete will typically...

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