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Choosing The Right Concrete Mixer Type

545 Date: 2022-11-02 Tag: Cement Mixer Cement Mixers Concrete Mixers

With so many options, it can be difficult to know what will work best for you. Here are some things to keep in mind when choosing a cement mixer:

1. Mixer Capacity

One of the most important things to look for when you choose a cement mixer is size.

If you are taking on a large project, which will require a lot of concrete, you should hire a larger mixer, such as a drum or barrel mixer, which can prepare more concrete at once, making your job easier.

If you're just mixing small batches of concrete, then a smaller machine will be sufficient.

2. Mixer Type

Cement mixers come in three types: planetary, drum, and continuous feed.

Each type has its own advantages and disadvantages:

Planetary mixers are typically cheaper than drum mixers but take longer to complete a batch Drum mixers are faster but more expensive than planetary models.

Continuous-feed mixers allow for continuous mixing without waiting for the batch to finish before starting another one (which makes them ideal for large jobs)