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Portable Concrete Mixer Braking Explained

2018-08-31T22:18:09+00:00July 27th, 2018|Contractor, Customer Experiences, End User, Parts Buyer, Product Analysis & News|

Brake actuators provide solid stopping power for a concrete mixing trailer I’ve posted about towing a cement mixer and the various types of couplers. In the larger models of concrete mixing trailers (Cart-Away’s CMT-100 and CMK-175, Trailer Haul's MT125, Concrete Titan, etc) I’ve mentioned the brake actuator, but never explained what that does and why one doesn’t

Truth in Cement Mixer Advertising

2018-08-31T22:37:21+00:00July 27th, 2018|Business Opportunity, Contractor, Customer Experiences, End User, International, Municipal, Parts Buyer, Product Analysis & News|

WARNING... Read the fine print on mixer specifications We will not share the name of the manufacturer of this skid steer mixer, because it really doesn't matter. The issue of inflated capacity claims is nearly universal in the small concrete mixer universe. It is not our intention to suggest that these machines are not good, just

Keeping Mixing Trailers Clean

2018-08-31T23:11:47+00:00July 27th, 2018|Business Opportunity, Contractor, End User, International, Municipal, Parts Buyer, Product Analysis & News|

Good concrete mixer maintenance takes a little extra effort On a recent trip into California, we found a company that is the World Champion of mixer cleanliness. The guys at River City Rentals have set a very high bar for their equipment maintenance programs, and their Cart-Away portable concrete mixers are a great example of this effort. Cement mixing