Pumping Lightweight Concrete

Pumping technologies and a better understanding of the properties of lightweight aggregate allows easier and more efficient operations for pumping structural lightweight concrete.

Using this information, lightweight aggregate manufacturers, ready-mix producers, building and pumping contractors are working in concert with architects and engineers in a true “team approach” toward efficient use of lightweight concrete in today’s structures. With this team approach, ready-to-pump lightweight structural concrete can be produced, delivered and placed without complication. The guidelines are intended to contribute to the success of your pumping operation.

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