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Concrete Forms

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…

How to Estimate Concrete Costs

28 Jan 2019, Posted by F.A. in Concrete Forms

When building a home or supervising a workplace renovation, one thing is for certain – you’re going to need a lot of concrete at the worksite! Concrete purchase cost estimation entails much more than just including the price of concrete per meter. There are multiple…

Common Defects in Concrete Formwork Systems

08 Jan 2019, Posted by F.A. in Concrete Forms

Concrete formwork systems may face several deficiencies that can lead to structural weaknesses and disrupt work, or worse, injure workers. This article will look at some of the common defect found in concrete formwork systems: Formwork Defects Due To Imperfect Design And Construction Practice Any…

Insulated Concrete Forms Expected To Trend In 2019

15 Dec 2018, Posted by F.A. in Concrete Forms

The United States has experienced a dramatic rise in the number of natural disasters. The latest disaster in California, ‘Camp Fire’ resulted in the loss of 85 civilian lives along with 18,804 buildings that were turned to dust. Such widespread destruction is likely to occur…