Gates Concrete Forming Systems
Gates Concrete Forming Systems
  • Podcast

    Jim Huscroft, President of Gates & Sons, Inc., joined Host Tyler Kern to discuss the upcoming World of Concrete Show set for January 18th through January 20th in Las Vegas.     Past shows have seen attendance of 80,000 with international [Read More...]
  • Calculating Concrete Pressures

    Concrete pressure compounds with the height of the pour. 150# at 1′, 300# at 2′, 450# at 3′, etc. Formula for wall form pressure Sq. Ft. per tie x 150# x height of pour = pressure per tie example: 2’x2′ tie [Read More...]
  • Water Column Test

    The Water Column Test is a demonstration we like to use to prove that there is no more pressure on, for example, a 24″ thick wall than a 6″ thick wall. The demo is a 8″ dia. column connected to [Read More...]
  • Sounding Concrete

    This test will help you determine if the concrete in your form is firm enough and ready to support an additional lift of concrete, without excessive pressure on your form and form ties.[Read More...]