How to Mix Concrete : How to Mix Concrete With a Power Mixer

How to Mix Concrete : How to Mix Concrete With a Power Mixer

How to properly mix larger quantities of concrete using electric power mixer.

Video Transcript

Concrete mixers, they come quite handy if you have a big job. I'm Forouk Ramadan, and today we're going to be using a mixer to mix concrete, and it makes the job a little bit easy, especially if you have a large area where you want to mix the concrete fast one bag after the other. This particular mixer here I bought at three, four years

ago, and I did the courtyard, and I was hoping it will do the whole job. I have mixed over 400 bags of concrete using this mixer. This cost me around 250 dollars, but they come in a big range in prices from 250 to a thousand dollar. This is light weight, but it does the job. So we'll start by taking the bag of concrete and pretty much put

it inside the mixer, like this, open the bag, okay. Now, lift up the bag and let the concrete just flow inside of it, gently. And this is a 80 pound bag of concrete, you could add more, but it's perfect for the mixer. Now we have the concrete inside of it, it's nice to wet it a little bit before turning the power on, to cut on the dust.

And as you wet it you can go ahead and turn the power on, and try not to breathe the dust. We're adding more, more water. As you see it's tumbling and it's nicely mixed. Pretty much this is it as far as mixing the concrete, you can stop it now, but it's nice to let...

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How to Mix Concrete : How to Mix Concrete With a Power MixerHow to properly mix larger quantities of concrete using electric power mixer.Video TranscriptConcrete mixers, they come quite handy if you have a big job. I'm Forouk Ramadan, and today we're going to be using a mixer to mix concrete, and it makes the job a little bit...