Producers attending World of Concrete will find part of the show dedicated to their unique needs. Producer Center exhibitors in the North Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center will display the latest equipment, tools, and technologies available to ready-mix and precast producers. Following are examples of the products you will find there.
Booth numbers were correct at time of publication. For exhibitor updates, visit www.worldofconcrete.com.
Portable RCC mixer
Convert any existing dry batch plant to a central mix and RCC plant with the Twin Shaft RCC Portable Mixer. The mixer can batch more than 5 yds. of RCC per batch, and produce more than 200 yds./hr. Customize with leveling jacks, unfolding conveyor, and higher/lower position of truck collection hopper. Stephens Mfg. Co. 877-626-0200. www.stephensmfg.com
WOC Booth #N627
Use the Hydro-Mix VII digital microwave moisture sensor in any mixer. The flush-mounted sensor features advanced digital signal processing, a choice of measurement modes, and improved temperature stability. Analogue outputs can provide two different readings at once. Hydronix Ltd. 888-887-4884. www.hydronix.com
WOC Booth #N616
The Zim-Mixer volumetric concrete mixer ranges from 4 to 14 cu. yd. capacities. The unit features a patented dual chain material feed system that can run materials independently. It can be designed to meet custom specifications. Zimmerman Industries. 888-577-6499. www.zimmermanindustries.com
WOC Booth #N1029
The HC 2000 Ready Drill removes hardened concrete from inside pipes. The high-flow swivel system works with a wide range of flow rates and pressures to maximize the use of existing water blasting equipment. Ready Jet, Inc. 800-327-6799. www.ready-jet.com
WOC Booth #N762
Reinforcement accessories with TangleFree packaging can be removed from the carton without tangles and ready for installation. The product line includes the Snap-Lok rebar fastener. Snap-Lok fasteners quickly bind rebar together without the need for wire ties or skilled labor. HawkeyePedershaab. 800-626-1451. www.hawkeye-spacers.com
WOC Booth #N862
Sustainable batch plant
The SmartMix Batch Plant minimizes the carbon footprint and reduces energy costs. The plant's high-shear planetary mixer improves cement usage. Its automatic mixer cleaning system and water reclaim system reduce water use. Advanced Concrete Technologies. 603-431-5661. www.concretebiz.com
WOC Booth #N237
Prime ICFs are designed for speed and simplicity of use. A patented exposed web provides solid-to-solid fastening for easy attachment to interior and exterior surfaces. Pre-assembled forms contain 46% recycled content by weight. Nominal 6-, 8-, and 10-inch core options are available. ARXX Building Products. 800-293-3210. www.arxxwalls.com
WOC Booth #N562
Faster curing process
The Steam-Flo steam generator is a portable source of low-pressure steam that accelerates concrete curing in precast, prestress, pipe, and block operations. It saturates the curing area with steam to uniformly heat the concrete and keep it hydrated to prevent cracking. Sioux Corp. 888-763-8833. www.sioux.com
WOC Booth #N645
COMMANDoptimize manages producers' plants, trucks, drivers, and other dispatching resources. The product allows producers to improve measuring efficiencies and profit-ability, including cost per yard, driver utilization, gross margin, and other parameters. Command Alkon. 800-624-1872. www.commandalkon.com.
WOC Booth #N737
Calculate materials for LEED
The calQ Material Assessment Calculator helps producers quantify requirements for recycled and regional materials in concrete. Enter the raw data for each component of the concrete and desired mix designs. Then calQ calculates data required for LEED certification. Holcim Inc. 888-646-5246. www.holcim.com/us
WOC Booth #N822
EnergyEdge insulating forms prevent energy loss along concrete slab edges. The system includes PVC rails, snap-on braces, and expanded polystyrene (EPS) insulation. Energy edge provides an R-10 thermal resistance value. CertainTeed Corp. 800-233-8990. www.certainteed.com
WOC Booth #N812
Install indicators quickly
The Model RH/RHX rotary paddle bin level indicator features single- and two-vane folding paddles. The paddle attachments fold to insert through the 1 ¼-in. mounting connection, easing installation from outside of the bin. This eliminates the need for a shaft coupling, reducing parts and cost. BlueLevel Technologies. 888-615-3835. www.blueleveltechnologies.com
WOC Booth #N1154
Durable cover guard offers temporary surface protection that is versatile and economical. The flame-retardant covering has been certified to National Fire Protection Association standards. The product line includes diamond plate covering, taffeta, and smooth finishes. Bainbridge International. 800-422-5684. www.coverguard.com
WOC Booth #N614
The System RS insulation system is designed to keep out moisture. When water penetrates the building envelope, a vented cavity allows water to drain from the assembly. The system is comprised of rigid insulation, a 10-mm. drainage board, and non-conductive fiber-composite connectors that tie the assembly together.
Composite Technologies Corp. 800-232-1748. www.thermomass.com
WOC Booth #N1262
Reuse aggregates and water
Producers can recycle 100% of aggregates and residual water with the Ready-Mix Reclamation System. Pour returned ready mix, including fibers, directly into the intake hopper. The pre-wired and pre-plumbed unit also handles process water and storm water.
Enviro-Port Inc. 800-356-8106. www.enviro-port.com
WOC Booth #N1056
Waterstop is designed to waterproof concrete construction joints while allowing lateral and transverse movement. The product spans the joint and is embedded in concrete on both sides. Waterstop is manufactured in PVC, TPER rubber, and Arctic grade materials.
Durajoint Concrete Accessories. 888-833-8308. www.durajoint.com
WOC Booth #N1150
The company's concrete recycler allows ready-mix and precast producers to recover 100% of sand, stone, and water from returned concrete, use less fresh water, and solve environmental discharge problems. Options include an above-ground gray water tank, tank heaters or chillers, and an adapter for concrete pump trucks.
Bibko, Div. of The R.J. Miller Co., Inc. 866-992-4256. www.bibko.us
WOC Booth #N612
Fitzlok formliners produce seamless, simulated smooth brick or block finishes. The single-use plastic panels feature an interlocking system with keyed ends that overlap and lock into place, both side-by-side and top-to-bottom to eliminate seams. FitzLok formliner panels are 100% recyclable.
Fitzgerald Formliners. 800-547-7760. www.formliners.com
WOC Booth N949
Precast forming system
The upcrete forming system produces high quality precast elements in a smaller space than conventional flat pouring. A compact, portable precast pump is designed to pump SCC into upcrete forms. The upcrete work station has integrated cutting and drilling equipment for preparing reinforcement and insulation.
RATEC LLC. 877-337-2832. www.ratec.org
WOC Booth #N337
Decorative fence walls
The StoneTree precast fence forming system provides a durable alternative to masonry walls. Formliner patterns include stone, block, and brick styles. Custom designs can create fence wall sections that replicate or complement existing architectural features.
AFTEC, LLC. 866-370-3676. www.stonetreefence.com
WOC Booth #N1137
Twin shaft mixer
The 4- and 6-cubic-yard output Twin Shaft Mixer features air purge shaft seals, a single drive motor, heavy duty cast steel mixing arms, and a hydraulic discharge door. The high volume, high shear mixing action has mixing times from 60 to 90 seconds.
Mixer Systems, Inc. 800-756-4937. www.mixersystems.com
WOC Booth #N427
Find more World of Concrete exhibitors at www.worldofconcrete.com/attendee/show-floor.aspx.