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Concrete Pour Running Up Against the Clock? Not with Holcombe’s Volumetric Concrete Mixer

Every concrete pour is a race against the clock. There are myriad variables that can work against you, make your job harder, and compromise the quality of the finished pour. Expect Delays – or Avoid Them Pre-pandemic, time lost by commuters due to traffic delays reached an all-time high of 54 hours a year1. If …

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Impact Shotcrete Pool Construction Using Volumetric Concrete Mixer Truck

Volumetric Mixer Trucks Work Great with Shotcrete & Gunite

Impact Shotcrete having a pool day with the Holcombe Mixer HM10H volumetric mobile concrete mixer. Forecasts predict that the shotcrete concrete market will reach $8.4 billion by 2025. The market is being driven by construction activities, rapid economic development and increasing urbanization, increased underground transport, shotcrete technological efficiency, and increased mining and tunneling activities. Another …

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Snow & Cold Temperatures? Scorching Heat? Still the Perfect Weather to Pour Concrete

Temperature Challenges Here in Colorado, we regularly experience “fool’s spring.” That’s when the weather pattern and our high altitude bring us lovely spring weather, then slam us with a final snowy blast or two before winter finally cedes to spring. For example, the first week of April brought us highs in the 70s and a …

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11 Little Known Facts About Volumetric Concrete

Facts About Volumetric Concrete Despite being around since the mid-1960s, and rapidly growing in use in recent years, many in the concrete industry and complementary professions don’t know a lot about volumetric concrete. Worse, there are some persistent myths or biases against volumetric concrete and its capabilities. Here we present several facts about our mixer …

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Concrete Curing Process

Volumetric Concrete Mixers & Mitigating the Concrete Curing Process

Concrete Curing Formula: Water Plus Time No matter the size of your concrete project, it’s important to keep the concrete curing process in check. While water is a critical part of the short list of concrete ingredients, it is also, in collaboration with time, the enemy. Water activates the mix and starts both the concrete …

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