Other BMI offerings
BMI Grout Pump and Mortar Conveyer
In addition to the basic Silo System, BMI offers several additional high-tech system components that can help deliver mortar or grout wherever you need it.
The BMI Grout Pump can push grout up to 500 feet away. The pump is connected directly to a standard BMI silo, and mixes the pre-blended product with water before pushing the grout through a hose. Thus, it only takes three crewmembers to pour your grout directly into the block. And, since there’s no dust, virtually no cleanup is needed, adding to your crew’s efficiency.
The BMI Mortar Conveyer is designed to deliver mortar to high-rises, courtyards and other places that can’t be accessed with a forklift or a crane. The conveyor is attached to a standard BMI silo on the ground, and is connected via hose to a remote mixer that sits on the jobsite. Using air, the conveyor blows the dry product from the silo to the mixer, where the water is added. It’s a fast, clean way to deliver product to those hard-to-reach places without additional machinery or labor.
Originally published in Masonry magazine.
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