Shotcrete is a type of concrete that is very popular in many different types of construction projects. Shotcrete is often used in the making of walls and ceilings, as well as in the production of tunnels.
Underground shotcrete is indeed true to its name. After all, it is produced underground and by using either a wet mobile batch plant or a fixed mobile batch plant.
Investing in Quality Mobile Batch Plants
When it comes to all types of different construction projects that require underground shotcrete, the quality of the shotcrete is of the utmost importance when it comes to the longevity as well as the structural integrity of the current project at hand as well as future jobs that you have in mind. There are two ways to achieve quality shotcrete, and those ways are through quality materials, and through quality batch plants for underground shotcrete.
What Is Needed For An Underground Shotcrete Plant?
Whether you need a fixed or mobile wet underground shotcrete batch plant will all depend on the nature of your project, but certain things apply to all underground batch plants such as:
The first thing you will need is a safe and effective way to transport the materials and equipment to the underground site. The limited tunnel space will need to be thought about. The plant will also need some space surrounding it for silo loading etc.
A quality batch plant for underground shotcrete should include a cutting-edge fibre mixing system.
What Are Some Of The Benefits of Underground Mixing?
If you’re new to shotcrete batch plants, you may be wondering with some mixing takes place underground. This is because of the many benefits underground mixing offers, which include:
- Far less cement is needed.
- Superior strength.
- There’s a shorter distance between the spraying area and mixing area.
- Works out to be cheaper.
- Save on energy and emissions.
At Batchcrete, we specialise in the manufacturing of fixed or mobile wet batch plants for underground shotcrete. We have a wide range of top-quality batch plants for various projects. Get in touch with us today for more information on our products and services.