New product announcements: 04/21/2010 Air-powered Mixer: Works With Many Materials The CS Unitec Model 7 Air Mixer is intended for mixing paint, glue, epoxy, mortar, concrete, refractory cement and other materials in hazardous environments. The mixer is ATEX-approved for use in EX zones with hazardous atmospheres and is safe to be used around water. The mixer’s 1.5-hp motor has two speed settings: zero to 190 rpm and zero to 350 rpm. The device has the capacity to mix batches of material up to 110 lb. The mixer uses 49 cfm of air at 90 psi and weighs only 15 lb.
The market is generally healthy and steadily growing, and margins are up for large specialty contractors. Further, advances in design tools and owner demand for collaboration are giving subcontractors a seat at the table early on in projects.