Spotlight: 150 Extruder

Location: State of Franklin Rd. at Sunset Dr., Johnson City, TN


Customer: Summers-Taylor, Inc., Elizabethton, TN


Project: Parking lot islands for new supermarket150 extruder


Application: 4,600 linear feet (1,402 m) of perimeter curb and 3,200 linear feet (975 m) of islands, all poured on top of asphalt grade


Specifications: Curb base – 7.5″ (19 cm) wide, curb top – 4″ (10 cm) wide, curb height – 7.5″ (19 cm) tall


Average pouring speed: 20 feet per minute


Advantages of the 150 extruder: “We love the Honda engine and the light weight of the machine. Hills, up and down, are easier to do. The mold is easy to change and you can run the face of the curb on the edge of the pavement without worrying about the machine losing balance.” -Lee Taylor, Concrete Specialist at Summers-Taylor Inc.


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