The public often believes concrete is simple. It’s water and gravel – adjust as needed. This information comes from weekend projects in the backyard, mixing a store-bought bag of aggregate in an unbalanced wheelbarrow. Water is an afterthought, crawling through a sunbaked hose until it's added to the mixture. While this gets the job done … Continue reading There Seems to be a Misunderstanding
If your ready-mix and/or precast designs do not require precision and performance, you might as well look elsewhere for a mixer. At Standley Batch, we produce and distribute only the best equipment available. That’s why, years ago, we became an official distributor for Rapid products. All Rapid products lead in mixing technology and innovation. Thanks … Continue reading Batch Plant Mixer Spotlight: Rapid Twin Shaft Mixer
Ready-mix concrete continues to be one of the strongest and most durable materials available for horizontal surfaces, such as parking lots and driveways. Further, on-site mixed concrete is difficult to regulate since it isn’t made in controlled conditions, like that of a ready-mix plant. On the other hand, choosing the right admixture for your ready-mix … Continue reading Choosing the Right Admixture for Ready-Mix Concrete
Completely modular and highly customizable, concrete pavers achieve the look of natural stone without the cost. Further, if installed correctly, pavers can redirect, absorb and clean water, helping to sustain the environment. Colors Today’s landscapers seem to go for natural colors such as tan, brown and burnt reds; however, one of the features of concrete … Continue reading Reasons Pavers Rock
Whether we want to admit it or not, the industry is facing challenges. From reducing CO2 emissions to finding reliable raw material suppliers, even with cement remaining a vital substance for modern housing and infrastructure needs, it’s more important than ever to cut costs where we can. That’s where grinding comes in. As it stands, … Continue reading 3 Methods to Boost Your Plant’s Grinding Efficiency
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