How Often Should I Schedule Cleanings for My Cement Silos?

If you’ve ever done work with General Chipping, or if you’ve spent any time reading our website, chances are you know we recommend having your cement mixing drums and central mixers chipped every three months. But what about your cement silos? If wet cement isn’t flowing through them, do they really require regular maintenance? In… Read More »

How Do I Book Concrete Chipping Service with General Chipping?

Concrete chipping service is more than another expense your company endures. It’s a vital component to keeping your drums and cement storage silos operating to the best of their ability. But how do you go about booking an appointment? At General Chipping we try to keep the process as simple as possible. Here’s how it… Read More »

Redi Mix Concrete? Ready Mix Concrete? What is the Proper Spelling?

Anyone who works in construction has probably noticed some discrepancy when it comes to spelling the name of one of our industry’s key building materials. Is it ready mix concrete, ready mixed concrete, redi mix concrete or something else entirely? Although at face value this might seem like a simple question, (after all, who doesn’t… Read More »

How Often Should I Plan Concrete Removal for My Drums and Central Mixers?

While best practices vary based on average use, specific jobs and similar circumstances, at General Chipping we advise concrete removal services every three months. Let us explain why. Dried concrete forms along the insides of your valued equipment every time you transport and pour concrete. While it might not seem like cause for concern from… Read More »

How Do I Protect My Team and Those Around Them from Cement Dust?

Concrete work is inherently dangerous, and on a variety of levels. Crews often find themselves working in extreme temperatures or around heavy traffic, and the physical strain can pack a punch. One hazard that often goes overlooked, however, is the cement dust created when emptying bags into mixers or breaking finished concrete. This seemingly innocuous… Read More »

How Can I Keep Up with the Latest Concrete Chipping News?

The concrete chipping world is a small, tight-knit community. In fact, there are only a handful of companies nationwide that do what we do. Still, why does size matter? When it comes to the news and updates that drive our industry — and affect your company’s practices — it pays to be in the know…. Read More »

Do I Need to Have My Volumetric Concrete Mixer Chipped?

Your volumetric concrete mixer plays a key role in your company’s day-to-day operations. It accompanies you to jobsites, provides the material you need to get your work done and is always ready to tackle the next big task. It goes without saying that you want to keep this important piece of machinery working its very… Read More »

What Tools Does General Chipping Use to Clean My Drum Mixer?

Concrete chipping might seem like simple work. And, at its core, it is. The process requires our team members to enter your drum mixer and remove dried material that has formed along its walls. How do we do this? Handheld jackhammers — and, of course, proper protective wear — are our tools of choice. Still,… Read More »