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Aerator halves air requirements powder transfer

Company cites a doubling of efficiency in a redesign of its original Vibro-Aerator Cone, a widely adopted, longstanding vibrating bin device among concrete plant manufacturers and concrete producers.

 

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Mobile applications bolster customer service

In line with a commitment to offer tools specifically designed for the construction materials industry, Command Alkon is actively developing mobile applications to extend the traditional client-server experience into the hands of producers and their customers. One of their first programs, MOBILEcommerce, broadens the reach of dispatch system functionality and helps users process and track concrete order and delivery information from their mobile devices.

 

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Con-E-Co unveils self-contained, self-erecting portable model

INNOV-CONECO-150The 2015 World of Concrete marks the debut of the Con-E-Co Lo-Pro 327S mobile batch plant, achieving what company engineers note is a new level of performance. A compact, self-erecting and self-contained model, it features an in-truss dust control system, weighed water batcher, and the Lo-Pro’s blending cement batcher and live-bottom aggregate batcher.

 

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Filter press makes fines recovery a piece of cake

INNOV-FILTERPRESS-MCLANAHAN-150Tighter environmental regulations and yard space restrictions are requiring concrete producers to find new ways to dispose of their waste water. McLanahan Corp. has tailored gray water recycling systems to equip producers for compliance, while positioning their operations for improved efficiency, productivity and profitability.

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Modular drainage system

INNOV-Zurn-150The Light Commercial Modular Drainage System features patent-pending protective cover to shield the drain lines from debris while allowing a pocket to form in the concrete for post-pour adjustment, netting even finished height, virtually eliminating liability associated with tripping and water ponding; universal cover allowing alignment of square tops to the grout line for more professional looking installations; and, modular design allowing a small shelf footprint to build roof drains, floor drains, and cleanouts in many different sizes, shapes and materials. — Zurn Industries LLC, www.zurn.com

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