A focus on concrete line pump vs boom pumps

If you have ever undertaken a construction project, you may be aware that delivering concrete can be a struggle if you don’t have the right equipment. Metromix concrete based in Kent, can offer both line and boom pump as efficient solutions for placing concete directly where you need it.

Concrete line pumps or ground line pumps as commonly known are a long hose which can easily direct concrete and is a great method of pumping concrete across a flat surface (horizontal pumping). Using one of our concrete specialists to place the concrete directly where you need it, can save both labour and time costs, as well as reduce mess and spillages. A line pump is most often suited to smaller more domestic/residential concrete projects, a perfect choice for aggregate driveways or swimming pool construction.

Using a line pump for smaller commercial or residential concrete laying jobs can save you money in relation to a boom pump, it is not as fast but is sufficient and capable of doing the job!

Concrete boom pump use an hydrallic extention arm (boom), making them the ideal choice for delivering concrete at height; Overcoming obstacles such as walls or buildings or up several floors with accuracy. This type of pump is commonly more suited to commercial, larger scale project or high volume concrete pumping. Boom pumps are known to expel up to 150 cubic yards of concrete per hour – making them the perfect choice for larger commercial projects.

Metromix Concrete based in Sittingbourne Kent, delivering ready-mixed concrete to Rochester, Maidstone, Tunbridge Wells as well as Ashford and Canterbury on request. We will be happy to advise on suitability and recommend a pumping option, cost your job and raise any considerations you may need to take into account.

Free delivery on ready-mix concrete throughout Medway, Maidstone, Tunbridge Wells and the wider Kent area. Also covering London.

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Laying ready-mix concrete using a boom pump in Kent
Line pumping concrete in Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells Kent