A concrete mixer is a device used in construction that combines cement with water and aggregate to create concrete. These mixers range in size from large commercial trucks to small, portable concrete mixers. The componen... More »

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Used concrete mixers are available for purchase on eBay, and large trucks with concrete mixers are available for purchase on Equipment Trader, as of 2015. Many smaller concrete mixers are less than $1,000, but the large ... More »

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Electric cement mixers for sale on Amazon.com as of 2015 range in capacity from 1.77 cubic feet up to 8 cubic feet. The website also features handheld electric mixers, typically used for mixing cement or concrete in a se... More »

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One rule for mixing concrete is 1 part cement and 2 parts sand to 3 parts aggregates by volume or about 10 to 15 percent cement, 60 to 75 percent aggregate and 15 to 20 percent water by weight. Entrained air in many conc... More »

The ratio of 1:1:4 for cement, water and aggregate is one possible cement proportion. The strongest concrete is created when the water part of the mixture is as low as possible without impacting workability. More »

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The standard parts of a concrete mixer are a revolving drum, a stand, a blade, a pouring chute and a turning mechanism. Depending on the model, the mixer may include a motor and wheels. More »

How a concrete mixer works depends on the type, but most mixers use a motor to rotatethe drum or paddles, and the interior paddles mix the concrete mixture. Drum, mortar and vertical shaft mixers all feature a drum or mi... More »

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