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Polymer-cementitious material bonding yields new BASF macrofiber

Sources: BASF Admixture Systems, Cleveland; CP staff

Following up on two major 2014 product introductions—MasterLife CRA (Crack-Reducing Admixture) 007 at World of Concrete, MasterSphere FT (Freeze-Thaw) 300 at ConExpo-Con/Agg—BASF Admixture Systems returned to Las Vegas this year with another concrete breakthrough partly attributable to its parent company’s vast well of chemistry.

 

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Telescoping mixer truck chute reaches new safety, productivity possibilities

Sources: EZExtenz, Tuscaloosa, Ala.; CP staff

EZ-150World of Concrete 2015 outdoor exhibits proved well worth the navigation for attendees eager to observe a different take on the U-shaped assembly through which hundreds of millions of cubic yards of ready mixed flow annually.

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Cemex deploys first Peterbilt 567 set-forward front axle model

Sources: Peterbilt Motors Co., Denton, Texas; CP staff

Cemex567SFFA-150Peterbilt continues the evolution of its mixer- and dump-suited workhorse with a set-forward front axle (SFFA) version, which debuted at World of Concrete 2015 toward a June production target. Equipped with a McNeilus mixer body, Paccar PX-9 engine and Allison automatic transmission, the premier Model 567 SFFA is set to join the Cemex USA fleet.

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