Forming Concrete October 2009

Products for concrete forming

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Aluminum Footing Form System


  • Four main components: forms, locking cross bracket, grade bracket and outside corner bracket
  • Eliminates need for lumber, stakes, nails or ties
  • Grade is set down inside the forms
  • Panelization software program available for easy job layout
  • Use the adjustable Slip-Form option to fill in remaining gaps after "building to the stakes;" useful when using robotic layout systems


Fine Line Footing Forms Inc

ArcVoid and SureRound PierVoid


  • Factory-assembled void forms that conform to the circular shape of drilled piers supporting grade beams, pier caps, pilasters, and slabs
  • Constructed of corrugated paper, with a moisture-resistant, waxed exterior
  • Available in round, square, and rectangular shapes in nearly any dimension
  • Can be used in above- and below-grade installation applications
  • Custom-made to project specifications, sizes, and strengths


SureVoid Products, Inc.

Big W


  • Crane-set system designed to stack for tall-wall, high-rise projects
  • Ideal for fire, sound barrier and retaining walls; commercial, multi-family and agricultural building; and mid-rise and high-rise structures
  • .125"-thick face sheet designed to handle pressures in excess of 1,250 lbs. per sq. ft.
  • Available in heights up to 8', 9', and 10', and in lengths from 8' to 16'
  • 6 lbs. per sq. ft.
  • Compatible with aluminum forming systems
  • Features include Lift Rings to eliminate "hook up" man, Center Spine that accepts tie patterns and locations necessary to fit your project, gasketed side rials and tie holes, and round taper ties or flat tie systems


Western Forms Inc

Ez-Footing and Ez-Flatwork forms



  • Reusable aluminum system that is fully adjustable in height and length
  • Lightweight and rigid
  • Two-sided form -- no dominant top, bottom, left or right
  • Unique tie system, leaving the top of footings unencumbered for finishing
  • Ez-Flatwork and Ez-Tilt-Up also available


Concrete Forms Services



  • Can be used a complete footing form or as an edge form
  • Prevents rising damp
  • Lightweight -- 120 ft. of fabric weighs only 12.4 lbs.
  • No forming lumber
  • Stay-in-place form





  • Combination concrete footing form system, foundation drainage system and radon reduction system for residential basement applications
  • Vinyl lineal sections are used to form the footing, then remain permanently in place after the concrete is poured
  • Collects groundwater and transports it to a sump pit or a drainage pipe going to the outisde; radon gas is also collected and safety evacuated through a separate vent pipe.
  • Avilabe in sizes 4", 6", 8" and 10"
  • Manufactured from 100% pre- and post-consumer PVC
  • Reduces jobsite waste by eliminating the need to install, remove and dispose of footing forms



Form-Lite Formliner


  • Lightweight
  • Field cutable
  • Chemical resistant
  • Multiple uses


Custom Rock Formliner



  • Form pin and stake extractor
  • Most pins will break loose with a single pump of the hand
  • Pulls pins straight up out of ground or sub-grade without bending them
  • Two sizes -- 14- or 29-in. tall
  • Removes 3/4- and 7/8-in. round nail stakes, "T" fence stakes, string line stakes, and pulls stakes on curves and soft ground


Construction Accessories, Inc.

Mid-Size Landscape Block Form


Design Pro's Mid-Size Landscape Block Forms create concrete blocks that are heavy enough for most applications and small enough to be moved with a skid steer.

  • Creates four blocks with one pour in one form
  • Each block is 12 in. high by 24 in. deep by 24 in. wide
  • Blocks weigh 560 lbs.
  • Formliners create attractive stone face


World Block

Octaform Concrete Forming System


Octaform Systems offers a stay-in-place insulted concrete forming system ideal for foundation, parking garage, agricultural, commercial, multi-unit residential, and industrial applications. Octaform Concrete Forming System consists of PVC components that enclose the concrete to form a watertight protective shell. Configurations can be in straight lines or curves and the system can easily integrate with covnventional wall products including cedar, stucco, drywall or wood panels.


Octaform Systems Inc.

Plastic Column Forms


  • Use to form columns, piers, light post bases, fire proofing "I" beams, etc.
  • Lightweight, reusable, waterproof and stackable
  • Easy to strip and clean, and leave no spiral marks
  • Available in 12", 16", 18", 20", 24" and 30" diameters



Poly Meta forms


Poly Meta Forms system utilizes plastic forms in conjunction with steel stake pockets to place all types of concrete.

  • Light weight makes it easy to set, strip and transport
  • Moisture-resistant will not rot, splinter or rust
  • Capable of withstanding harsh construction conditions and over 100 reuses
  • Easy to clean, low-maintenance design
  • Flatwork and curb and gutter forming systems with straight and radius forms


Metal Forms Corporation



  • Concrete-forming panel comprised of proprietary OSB substate and an enhanced MDO overlay
  • Compared to B-B Plyform, Pourform-OS has equivalent or better resue
  • Designed to reduce telegraphing of strand pattern, reduce transfer of wood fibers, and have an easier, quicker release
  • Saves costs on remedial work and is FSC Certified on request
  • Standard sizes are 4 ft. x8 ft. x 5/8 in., 11/16 in. or 3/4 in. thick


Ainsworth Engineered

Self-Rising Core System


  • Construct high rise cores crane-free
  • System allows for one lift of a building core every two to three days without the need of a tower crane
  • Hydraulic cylinder units allow movement to the next pour level
  • Attach your placing boom to the system


Universal Building Products, Inc.

Sonotube Finish Free Concrete Forms


  • Lengths up to 20 ft.
  • Produces exceptionally smooth columns without any manual finishing
  • Patented Duraglas coating on the inside eliminates spiral marks, seams and imperfections that would otherwise be left on the finished surface of the concrete
  • Available in 12- to 36-in.-diameter sizes
  • Made with Rainguard technology to prevent moisture damage and contain the RipCord feature for quick removal after the forms set





  • Building insulation system for concrete cast-in-place, tilt-up and precast walls
  • Results in load-bearing, durable, moisture-resistant, highly energy-efficient concrete sandwich walls
  • Insulation system uses Dow Styrofoam and Dow ISOCAST insulation
  • Fiber composite connectors are non-corrosive and possess very low thermal conductivity
  • Use above or below grade
  • Use to gain LEED points


Composite Technologies Corp.