Concrete Grinding


How to: Do’s and Don’ts of Rockwheel Operation

May 29, 2015
Operationally, the Rockwheel is a simple tool: push the button and the drums spin, rock is engaged and it starts cutting. To help operators get optimal work out of a Rockwheel, we made a short video on how to hit the “sweet…

Does your Hoe Ram do this?

Apr 07, 2015
This is debris direct from a RockWheel G5 cutting on a concrete block. …

Alpine Rockwheels Used in Secant Shaft Construction

Jan 16, 2015
For larger diameter shafts through unstable soils, the use of interlocking hard / soft CFA (continuous flight auger) piles is a highly cost effective method of shaft sinking.  Alpine’s RockWheel rock & concrete grinders are often an important tool in these…

Precision Concrete Scaling in Wet Conditions with a Rockwheel

Dec 15, 2014
One of the more challenging excavation site conditions is the removal of concrete in wet conditions. The presence of water can drastically reduce the efficiency of an excavation operation by severely limiting the capacity of equipment. To finish these projects…

Long-reach concrete scaling with a Rockwheel

Jul 29, 2014
We get this question a lot: “how far can these things go into the ground” or “will the Rockwheel work on a long reach excavator?” …

How to Avoid Over-Breaking when Scaling Concrete Structures

May 02, 2014
Due to the nature of mixing concrete and its status as a composite material, no two concrete structures will be exactly identical and a variety of factors will impact how the concrete stands up over time. Concrete is made by…

Does your hammer do this?

Apr 08, 2014
This is debris direct from a RockWheel G5 cutting on a concrete block. …

Concrete Scaling with a Drum Cutter in Wet Conditions

Oct 08, 2013
One of the more challenging excavation site conditions is the removal of concrete in wet conditions. The presence of water can drastically reduce the efficiency of an excavation operation by severely limiting the capacity of equipment. To finish these projects…

How a rock grinder can boost efficiency and reduce cost.

Aug 15, 2013
Each construction project provides a unique set of circumstances and challenges that calls for creative solutions to meet your goals and deliver on your objectives. The most successful projects are the ones that strike the delicate balance of finding solutions…