UK engineering firm Cubic3 Direct worked with MC Truck and Bus and Volvo introduce the first Hardox steel hopper on a volumetric concrete mixer, to meet 32 tonne weights regulation without sacrificing build quality
Liverpool, UK. 10th March 2020: Cubic3 Direct (https://cubic3.org), a dealer for concrete machinery and special vehicles, and KCP Heavy Industries (https://kcppump.com), a South Korean manufacturer, have worked with Volvo Trucks dealer MC Truck and Bus to bring the KC3M8 Mixer to market, a durable volumetric concrete mixer exceeding UK and EU regulations through the innovative use of Hardox steel produced by SAAB of Sweden.
Following a number of years of R&D, testing multiple prototypes and production mixer bodies over a combined 10 years of service, this collaboration took full advantage of the combined expertise in bodybuilding, volumetric mixers, materials and manufacturing. KCP have joined the Hardox In My Body campaign to celebrate this effective application of the high-quality steel.
Graham Jones from Cubic3 Direct, said "This volumetric mixer is the latest machine based on an established design. It is a culmination of decades of experience and I can't wait to demonstrate the quality of this machine to our existing and new customers."
The KC3M8 Volumetric Mixer has a maximum payload up to 8m3 – depending on chassis and mix design – without sacrificing on build quality. This ensures concrete firms can run their business without worrying that the cost of repairs and warranty issues will cut into their profits and reputation for getting the job done quickly and on time.
The KC3 Concrete Mixer features:
The KC3M8 Volumetric Mixer has a maximum payload up to 8m3 – depending on chassis and mix design – without sacrificing on build quality.
Fabricated in South Korea and featuring Hardox 400 aggregate hoppers since 2017, the KC3M8 is available now with a peace-of-mind 7-year warranty, 5 years of annual calibrations, and 3-year hydraulic warranty. Parts and support will be provided by Cubic3 Direct with support from an experienced technical team and chassis bodybuilding workshops.