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Concrete Block Machine MG44S

Concrete Block machine being loaded with concrete

Demonstrating the ongoing commitment to invest in the latest technology and techniques throughout our processes, is our use of the MG44S at our Troon Facility.


The latest concrete block machine in our fleet is fully automated and enjoys smart features to ensure production is as efficient and consistent as possible.


With a production cycle of as little as 25 seconds the MG44S can produce 22,000 concrete blocks per day using 230m3 of concrete from our Troon concrete production facility.

Fully automatic block making machine pre-programmed and complete with Allen Bradley PLC Al Electrics, sensors, travel, safety locks, power indication lights, amp meters


Mould Area 1160 x 914 mm (Product depth 190mm – 440mm)


Typical production cycle time is 25 – 30 seconds


Machine is driven by A-37 Yuken pump and solenoids.


Driven by twin Brevini drive motors, attached to back of machine.


Machine is powered by an on-top 4 cylinder 60KVA Genset


2.5 m3 capacity feed hopper lined with Hardox and fitted with vibrator supplied with additional greedy boards and stiffened hopper lip.


Operator Cabin with two locking doors and windows. Door catch system with internal lock system.


Auto Steer straight exit at end of rows


Wheels fitted with 125mm wide Duthane Covers


Includes new 4 inch square Arris Mould box and Vibrators


Automatic in row steering via pre programmed control


Safety guards all round with captive key locking system


Hard wired remote unit for added safety during mould change


Machine finished in High Build 2pak paint RAL 2002 and RAL 7046


Weight 8500 KG Approx 

When comparing with older automated concrete block machines the new McGirr MG44S has a range of benefits:



  1. New Allen Bradley touch screen with recipe storage
  2. Live vibration view for ease of access for checking vibration is consistent and correct
  3. New  Locking system to machine guards for added safety
  4. Wired remote with pump start facility for extra safety on mould change
  5. More fuel efficient 4 cylinder engine compared to older 6 cylinder
  6. New Start / Stop equalising valve for smoother manoeuvring machine between cycles
  7. Fast and slow travel to speed up time between cycles and driving to washout