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Column and beam forms

Our solutions for beam and column production cover a variety of requirements. They are tailormade to fit your individual needs and suitable for the production of a wide range of prestressed beams and columns, including inverted T and L beams and corbel columns.

variation examples:

  • Magnetic beam forms with adjustable width
  • Magnetic column forms with corbel  blockouts
  • Universal column-beam form with hydraulic opening/closing
  • Column and Beam forms with upcrete® filling from the bottom
  • Hassle free maintenance with walk-on platform
  • easy height adjustment
  • on-board organized storage for tensioning rods
  • rigid frame construction provides easy, one-step installation
Hydraulically operated beam-coumn form
Beam form with side forms in open position
Jacking plate with drilled pattern for multi-strand stressing
Production of inverted T-beam
Side form actuator mechanism with self-adjustment
function to preset beam and column width.
View of stressing abutment. Stressing force up to 1,600 Kips

Advantages / Properties

  • For production of wide range of prestressed beams and columns, including inverted T and L beams and corbel columns
  • Rigid base casting table with stressing abutments at each end
  • Jacking plates with discrete or variable strand pattern
  • Stressing force up to 1600 kips
  • Moveable, hydraulically operated side forms
  • Linear, rotational, or combined movement for opening / closing of the side forms
  • Automatic, self-adjustment function to preset beam and column width
  • Attachable IT and corbel block-outs
  • Hydraulic power unit with manual or automated control
  • Beam and column cross-section up to 48"
  • Modular construction, expandable to 250’ casting length

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Toll free: +1 (877) 337-2832
Fax: +1 (727) 363-7463

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