Tag: concrete forms

Rebar Explained – A Comprehensive Guide to Rebar in ICFs

Compared to conventional foundation walls, ICFs require more rebar.  However you can have a 6” thick concrete wall with ICF opposed to an 8” conventional foundation wall in most cases.  Therefore the extra rebar can save you 2” of concrete throughout your foundation walls….

What does the Advantage ICF system have to offer – Products by Plasti-Fab

In a recent launch of the new web site http://www.AdvantageICF.com, a new section of the web site was developed to help you get a better sense of our ICF block product line.If you don’t have time to browse the section one click at a…

Bracing & Scaffolding for Advantage ICF Projects

What Types of bracing/scaffolding are available for my ICF project? Written by Colin Showalter Follow me on Twitter @Colin_PlastiFab First of all what are bracing/scaffolding systems and what are they used for? These systems support the wall and allow people to work off the…

Rebar in ICF (Insulated Concrete Form) Walls

Rebar in ICF Walls Written by Colin Showalter Follow me on Twitter @Colin_Plastifab Frequently, I get asked what do I need for Rebar in my ICF walls?  What sizes and how often? Compared to conventional foundation walls ICF’s require more rebar.  However you can…

Building BIG Walls, bracing & consolidation tips from ICF Builder Magazine

So what do you do when you are building really big walls? Here is an article that covers such an occasion.BUILDING BIG WALLS – WALL BRACING AND CONSOLIDATION TIPS By Clark Ricks When wall heights reach more than 20 feet, bracing and consolidation become more critical—and…