Care and Seasoning of Metal Forms and Rings
Would you ever have thought that you could make money just by walking around? That’s the first step (no pun intended) of a maintenance program for your metal forms and rings. Just by taking a look at these expensive pieces of equipment, you can tell whether or not they are getting the attention they need. If they are suffering from neglect, they can cost you later in terms of reduced longevity and deteriorated product quality. It helps to be armed with a little knowledge about form release agents, rust inhibitors and rust preventatives and how they react with metal.
Read the full article here, by Bob Waterloo Technical Sales Manager of concrete release agents for The Hill and Griffith Co. in Greenwood, Ind.
(Video and image from Precise Forms, "Precise Forms is a family owned and operated business with sights set for aggressive contractors and their needs. Precise Forms manufactures standard and custom aluminum forming systems for foundations, basements, concrete homes, apartment complexes, precast, commercial structures, and agricultural buildings both nationally and internationally. The Dominator Forming System sgown is a taper tie system that can be used to create concrete homes, concrete commercial projects, or concrete precast boxes. The system can be hand set or ganged allowing for entire sections to be moved at one time saving both time and money. The Dominator creates straight, smooth walls with little to no deflection when properly braced.")
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