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Residential Concrete Forming Systems (Continuing Education)

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Residential Concrete Forming Systems

What is a main benefit of using reusable concrete forming panel systems?

The component is used in a specific type of wall forming system and holds the wall forms at at equal distance apart. Once removed it is broken just below the surface of the concrete.
  1. Concrete tie
  2. Wall brace
  3. Snap tie
  4. Wall tie
Used in conjunction with snap ties, this component of the wall form system is generally made of 2 x 4 or 2 x 6 dimensional lumber and is wedged tight to hold the form in place
  1. Walers
  2. Wall tie
  3. Scaffold
  4. Cone tie
Describe the function of "snap ties" in a concrete forming system.

These wall form components are used to transfer the load of the walers to the ties. They are installed tight between the head of the tie and the waler to create a snug fit.
  1. 2 x 4 or 2 x 6
  2. Waler brackets, or wedges
  3. Form ties
  4. Waler ties or brackets
Wall forming systems are designed by a structural engineer. The structural engineer will also specify the rate of                          which controls the amount of pressure the fresh concrete puts on the wall form.
The most common reason for wall form failure is exceeding the designed rate of placement.
  1. True
  2. False
Wall form systems such as snap ties, waler forms, strap ties and quick strip forms are all examples of what kind of forming systems?
  1. Built-in-place forms
  2. Pre cast forms
  3. Pre built forms
  4. Carpenter built forms
Describe the single waler wall forming system.

Describe the double waler wall forming system.

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