Ready Mix Concrete – The No Fuss Solution
by TRP Ready Mix on January 9, 2022
Why Ready Mixed Concrete is the Preferred Concrete Product
There is no other concrete product that is as convenient as ready mixed concrete. Convenient for both big and small projects, ready mixed concrete is a quality product that ensures great results and little waste. So, it doesn’t come as a surprise that ready mixed concrete is one of a construction crew’s best friends!
Why Is Choosing Ready Mixed Concrete A Good Idea?
To ensure strong, quality concrete, contractors will typically mix it immediately before pouring. The location and process of how it is mixed will make a huge difference to the amount of time spent on a project. The concrete is either mixed on-site or at a local concrete plant.
When concrete is mixed at a plant, this is known as ready mix concrete. With ready mix concrete, there is no need for any extra work as it is ready to use upon delivery. Rather than expending time and energy mixing concrete onsite, you can leave this process to the pros and have it delivered to you. Since ready mix suppliers have the following concrete equipment, you won’t have to worry about the hassles of on-site concrete mixing.
When mixing concrete on-site, workers have to set up the concrete mixing equipment. The site must have enough space to store raw materials and equipment for the installation. Workers will also mix and pour concrete, manage materials and waste, and clean the equipment after use.
How Is Ready Mixed Concrete Prepared?
In concrete plants that have the facilities to store raw materials and mix concrete. These plants have computerized batching equipment that includes a weighing system for additives, aggregates, cement, sand, and water. The computer software system avoids human error when mixing concrete, therefore it will produce the proper concrete mix. Ready-mix concrete plants can produce any type of concrete and in any amount, offering quality customized mixes for various construction project needs.
Delivery & Pumping Equipment
With the use of concrete mixing transport trucks, concrete suppliers will deliver the product to you. This type of truck will turn and mix the concrete to maintain the product’s liquid state during transportation.
Upon delivery, the suppliers will also pump and pour the concrete with their pumping equipment. These pumping services are especially useful for pouring concrete for large projects and in areas that are hard to reach. This saves both time and labour throughout the construction project.
Ready-mix concrete suppliers also take care of the tedious cleaning of equipment. Also, you won’t have to dismantle any concrete equipment or worry about disposing of concrete waste. We have the equipment needed for every step, so you don’t have to worry about the hassles of on-site concrete mixing.
The Advantages of Ready Mixed Concrete
This concrete is mixed in a controlled environment with computers to reduce human error and ensure consistent quality with each batch. Each mixture uses a measured amount of aggregates and admixtures to create the ideal concrete for your job. You won’t have to worry about any mistakes that could compromise the quality and strength of the concrete in the mixing process.
Convenience and Time Efficient
Since the suppliers mix and deliver the concrete to your construction site, you can save a significant amount of time on your construction projects. Fast deliveries and professional pours mean you can get on with your project without wasting time setting up, mixing, cleaning, and dismantling concrete-mixing equipment.
Reduce Cement Consumption And Eco-Friendly
Professional mixing and handling means less waste and overall less cement consumption. This has positive environmental impacts since the production process uses fewer resources and energy, and emits less pollution.
You can order ready mixed concrete to suit a variety of projects’ needs. Each batch is custom ordered for specific compressive strength needs and uses, mixed with specific admixtures and materials to give you the best and most consistent quality of concrete.
Although ready mixed concrete has many advantages, it is important to plan accordingly to make the most out of this convenient product. Since the suppliers mix the concrete offsite, you have to consider mixing and delivery time with your project schedule. Also, plan ahead for the placement of the concrete with your supplier so you don’t waste any time upon delivery.
If you want an easy, stress-free concrete placement, ready mixed concrete is the answer. This convenient, cost-effective, and time-saving product is certainly worth getting on board with for any concrete project, so don’t hesitate to give us a call!
Published: August 2019
Updated: January 2022