The Dampcon Rig features
The machine has a paddle-style mixer that pre-dampens the gunning materials and minimises dust and rebound material. In addition, the machine has rubber wipers that clean out and reduce material build-up in the mixer. A material elevator with a cleated-belt conveyor transfers material to the gunite machine’s receiving hopper. The mixer also is equipped with a water meter and bar to ensure the proper amount of water is added to each batch.
Blastcrete designed the entire unit to be easy to clean and maintain. The gun is mounted on castors so users can easily push it to the front of the frame for belt cleaning. The mixer also swings out to provide quick and easy access for maintenance and cleaning. Users can clean the entire unit using just compressed air.
The Dampcon Rig is powered by either a
US firm Blastcrete Equipment says that its new Dampcon Rig offers a complete system for pre-dampening and installing dry process shotcrete materials. The rig features a variable speed mixer, conveyor and gunite machine. This is said to suit it to concrete repair and precise refractory gunning installations.