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Ready Mix Concrete Applications

Ready Mix truckWater Heaters for Pouring Concrete in Cold Weather

Pour earlier in the Spring and later in the fall for higher profits and better concrete. 


  • Sioux has been the #1 supplier of water heaters to the concrete industry for 30+ years.
  • Heating water is five times more efficient than heating the aggregate.Water heating systems can be used in place of conventional boilers for ready mix, pre-cast, pre-stress, pipe, vault and block operations.  
  • Water heaters provide precise water temperature for higher quality concrete, faster turnaround, reduced chemical usage, and superior float and finishing.  
  • M1waterheaterSioux water heaters provide an instant and continuous flow of hot water, and with the wide variety of options available, they can be customized to fit any operation. 
  • Heaters are available either oil, LP or Natural Gas fired, or have the new combination burner installed and switch between oil and gas easily and quickly. 
  • Sioux water heaters are modular, allowing for a small initial investment, and expandability as your operation grows. 
  • Water heaters are constructed of 14-gauge all-welded steel and angle iron.  
  • All heaters are National Board Registered and built to Section IV of the ASME Code
  • Units are available with optional water storage tanks, circulation pumps, and transfer pumps to discharge water to your batch plant. 
  • Standard models are available from 415,000 to 3,000,000 BTU/hr.     

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Hybrid Water HeaterHave you heard about our NEW High Efficiency Hybrid

Water Heater?

The revolutionary new heater maximizes the benefits of coil and direct-fired heating technologies.
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30 RB Chiller

Water Chillers

Sioux, the #1 brand of water heaters, offers the #1 brand of chillers, Carrier. Sioux air-cooled water chiller systems are available as stationary or portable units with capacities for any size operation. Compared to utilizing ice to cool concrete, Sioux chillers reduce chilling costs by up to 95%. Sioux chillers allow for precise control of water temperature, ensuring consistent concrete and quality.
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Steam Generator Thaws Aggregate

The Sioux Steam-Flo® is a portable steam generator that is an excellent source of heat for thawing and de-icing aggregates.

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  • Speeds up the curing process for pre-cast concrete, pipe, pre-stress and block operations, saturating the curing area with steam, uniformly heating the concrete and speeding up the normal curing process.
  • Due to its portability, the Steam-Flo® is ideal for use in overflow production and outlying areas.  
  • This unit can be used in place of a conventional boiler for a variety of commercial and industrial applications. 
  • The generator produces 370-1,725 lbs.(167.83 - 782 kg) per hour of dry steam in minutes.  
  • The Steam-Flo® provides continuous, unlimited steam.    
  • The unit is easy to maintain and built to last. 
  • Mountings include portable, stationary, or over-the-road trailer. 
  • The unit can be outfitted with an optional water tank and generator for completely self-contained operation. 
  • The Steam-Flo® vessel is registered with the National Board of Boiler and Pressure Vessel Inspectors, meets requirements of CSD-1 of the ASME Code, and is built to Section IV of the ASME code.    
  • Sioux’s LowNox Steam-Flo® meets California’s South Coast Air Quality standards!
  • Sioux has manufactured the Steam-Flo® steam generator since 1939. Thousands are in operation worldwide, providing years of trouble-free service. 
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Click to view Reliable Solutions CPI Article.pdf ,
as seen in Concrete Plant International, Issue 4, August 2008.


Conventional Steam Cleaners and Pressure Washers for General Maintenance


Sioux also has a line of steam cleaners and pressure washers ideal for cleaning production machinery and plant equipment.

  • Dissolve grease, oil, dirt and grime
  • Excellent for cleaning buildings and vehicles as well as general facilities and grounds maintenance.
  •  Available as self-contained units with an integrated pressure washer and either a gasoline or diesel engine on a heavy-duty skid or over-the-road trailer; they are excellent for cleaning at remote locations or where there is no water or power source available.
  • Sioux steam cleaners feature 320°F (160°C) saturated steam. Pressure washers provide 200°F (93.3°C) hot water pressure washing.
  • Combination units are also available which provide steam cleaning, hot pressure washing and cold pressure rinse in one compact unit.

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