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Concrete Forms

What Is Shoring Equipment Used For?

20 Nov 2019, Posted by F.A. in Concrete Forms

Digging trenches can be very useful during construction, but they can also be very dangerous if not carefully shored up. Shoring up the sides of a trench will help prevent it from collapsing, creating a safe work environment for anyone who is in or around…

What Types of Concrete Forms Can I Rent?

13 Nov 2019, Posted by F.A. in Concrete Forms

One of the easiest ways for a construction company to lower their costs and put green, environmentally friendly practices into play is to rent concrete forms that can be used multiple times. These concrete forms are used to hold freshly poured concrete in place while…

How Concrete Forms are Contributing to Sustainable Construction

06 Nov 2019, Posted by F.A. in Concrete Forms

Sustainable construction has become very important to many clients, and construction companies that don’t look into sustainable building methods are going to find themselves losing contracts. Some people believe moving to this approach is a major investment in time and money, but it doesn’t have…

The Ultimate Formwork Safety Checklist

18 Sep 2019, Posted by F.A. in Concrete Forms

Improper construction of formwork can damage the structurally integrity of your jobsite, as well as pose a threat to the well-being of those you’ve hired to get the job done. As you set up your construction site, hopefully utilizing the services of a concrete form…

Why You Need One Of These 8 Symons Concrete Forms Systems

31 Jul 2019, Posted by F.A. in Concrete Forms

If your construction job requires adaptability and the conservation of strength and labor, look no further than Symons Forms. It’s an extensive and versatile line of forming systems developed to create the concrete foundations of most construction projects. Symons Forms range from pre-engineered cast-in-place systems…

Pre-Fabricated and Modular Designs Are on The Rise

11 Jun 2019, Posted by F.A. in Concrete Forms, News

As a solution to the construction productivity conundrum, pre-fabricated and modular designs have seen a rise in popularity and media coverage over the past few years. Constructed offsite in a Lego-like fashion, modular buildings use lean manufacturing techniques to pre-fabricate buildings in deliverable sections, sometimes…

The Building Blocks of Today

30 May 2019, Posted by F.A. in Concrete Forms

As a pre-engineered, modular formwork system, Steel-Ply is highly durable and versatile. The Symons Forms system can be used to create virtually any design or type of concrete structure. Applied in commercial as well as residential structures, Steel-Ply is more economical than custom built plywood…

Replacing Concrete: Is It Even Necessary?

27 Apr 2019, Posted by F.A. in Concrete Forms

Concrete, a composite material comprising of aggregates, cement, and moisture has become an integral component of modern structural constructions. Having lent its strength in building formidable structures, from resilient Roman Colosseum of the past, to the sky touching Burj Khalifa today, its durability and flexibility…

Significance of Forms to the Construction Industry

13 Apr 2019, Posted by F.A. in Concrete Forms

Concrete is a flexible and durable building material lacking any characteristic shape in a wet state. Concrete Forms or formwork functions as a mold, casting it into specific dimensions. It also supports the concrete mixture until it cures and becomes self-supporting. With advancements in research and…