Source: MASONRY CONSTRUCTION MAGAZINE
Publication date: April 1, 2007
By MASONRY CONSTRUCTION Staff Pump moves grout and shotcrete
The GHP 2000 pump handles grout or shotcrete, and is effective in grouting small ICF projects. The product is powered by a 20-hp gasoline engine and delivers 7 cu yd of grout/hr. It has a peristaltic pump, comes with built-in jack stands to stabilize the machine, and weighs 1000 lb.Monolithic Constructors Inc., 800-608-0001, www.monolithicmarketplace.com
The Thom-Katt TK 30 delivers a 31 cu yd/hr output and pressure up to 1150 psi. It is designed for mortar and block fill, masonry grouting, pumping stem walls, and shotcrete/general concrete applications. This trailer-mounted pump's S-valve design has outlet end adjustment when tightening is required. Additional features include a hinged hopper, hydraulic remixer, and manual outriggers.Putzmeister America Inc., 800-884-7210, www.putzmeister.com
Ideal for filling concrete block and hollow metal door frames, the GP-8A air-powered pump moves most cementitious grout anywhere that high pressure is not required. It pumps up to 9 gpm and uses less than 6 cfm of air. The pump weighs 38 lb and includes a start/stop switch and adjustable speed controls.Kenrich Products Inc., 503-281-6190, www.kenrichproducts.com
Any skidsteer or telehandler with auxiliary hydraulics can be converted into a concrete pump with the Model RD6536 squeeze pump attachment.
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