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Newsletter, August 2021

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TECH TIPS: Chain Oiler

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DuraLight: the most reliable mixer in the market

The new legislation put in place in 2018 restricting the GVW (gross vehicle weight) at which volumetric concrete mixers could operate at, meant that Armcon took the decision to design a new machine. The existing mixer, AM4, at the new GVW of 32,000kg would have meant a payload of less than 7m³, which would be significantly less than what operators were used to carrying (which was up to 11m³ depending on chassis specification). We felt that 8m³ would still make volumetric mixers a viable…

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TECH TIPS: Auger Washout

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Armcon celebrates new Employee-Owned status for 2021

Armcon Limited, the British designed and manufactured volumetric concrete mixer supplier have announced that on the 1st February they have transitioned to become an employee owned business run through an employee ownership trust (EOT).

Armcon Limited was founded in 1992 by Robert Armstrong…

Drum V Vol blog

Volumetric Vs Drum mixers

The percentage of ready-mix concrete delivered by volumetric mixers continues to rise each year and since it’s one of the few industries to experience a boom during the Covid-19 pandemic, the concrete industry in 2021 is looking better than ever. So, it’s clear that volumetric concrete mixers are becoming more popular and if you don’t have one already, you’re probably wondering why you should invest in one…