Inspections and preventative maintenance must be carried out on a regular basis to make sure that concrete pumps and booms are operating safely.
All items of concrete placing equipment should undergo a major inspection to make sure the concrete placing equipment is in a safe working condition.
When repairs/replacements are required, then the owner of the plant or equipment should record it in the log book.
Ultrasonic testing may not be appropriate for twin wall pipeline. Other testing methods include the use of thickness testing callipers, increased inspection and increased monitoring of use, in terms of volume and type of concrete pumped.
- Last updated
- 02 December 2019