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Dowel Baskets After Dark!

These Dowel Baskets are part of the new Lakeland Dragstrip Commercial Park in Florida. The basket provides the load transfer and smooth slab-to-slab transition needed for this 700,000 square foot project.

The site, now under construction, takes it’s name from an old drag strip that had been located on the property.

The patent-pending plastic sleeve allows movement and the steel plate provides bearing capacity, without the risk of slab interlock and cracking, to assure a high-quality slab.

Quick product availability from SureBuilt, in the size needed, made all the difference for T&T Construction, the contractor on this fast-paced project.

SureBuilt has Dowels suitable for all kinds of ground level concrete, including floors, slabs and pavements.

We’re glad to hear our 52′ Modular Braces performed when it counted most, as an earthquake hit Utah while Frontline Concrete‘s team was on site at their latest tilt-up project.

Appreciate the mention and honest feedback!

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Take a Look at All the Options!

Your customers will be floored by the new dowel and joint systems for concrete slabs and pavements. Stop searching for suppliers and call SureBuilt right now!

Taper Dowels

The diamond-shape Taper Dowel provides concrete joint stability, reliable load transfer and smooth slab-to-slab transition, without restraining floor movement. The plastic sleeve is nailed to lumber edge forms before concrete placement and the steel plate slides into the sleeve after the forms are removed.

Dowel Baskets

The Dowel Basket is a cost-effective assembly for large-scale floors and pavements. Each twelve-foot assembly is built to match the dowel spacing shown in the project specifications. The plastic sleeve allows movement and the flat plate provides maximum bearing and smooth slab-to-slab transition.

Steel Edge Nosing

High-traffic industrial floors and pavements require precise load transfer, joint stability and joint protection. These requirements are met with an assembly that includes the steel edge, studs, dowel plates and full-depth channel. The leave-in-place design eliminates conventional slab edge forming costs.

Dowel Sleeves – Construction Joint (CJ)

Positioning dowels with lumber edge forms is easy with the plastic Dowel Sleeve and Nailing Plate. The plate is simply nailed to the form and the sleeve is pushed onto the plate. When the lumber edge forms are removed, a smooth steel dowel is placed into the exposed sleeve for the adjoining concrete slab.

Dowel Sleeves – Expansion Joint (EJ)

Positioning dowels with leave-in-place expansion board, like cedar or polypropylene, is easy with this Dowel Sleeve. Expansion boards are pre-drilled for proper spacing and the sleeves are snapped into place. The integrated collar tabs keep each sleeve in position and perpendicular to the board face.



Learn More at the Tilt-Up Expo in Atlanta!

Plan on attending the TCA 2019 International Tilt-Up Convention and Expo in September. We’re featuring more innovative tilt-up ideas to make your projects go even faster… stop by the SureBuilt exhibit, Booth #203, to learn how things are tilting in your favor!

 

Slant Anchor – A unique assembly that connects panels to foundations… no welding or bolting! (U.S. Patent Pending)

 

Brace Bolt Insert – All-in-one design that includes the insert, bolt and locator cap… no missing hardware. (U.S. Patent Pending)

 

HGA Bracket – Connect helical ground anchors to braces without removing shoes… no need to disassemble braces! (U.S. Patent Pending)

 

SureLift (SL) Insert – High-strength lifting insert with removable plastic locator, void former and adjustable feet. (U.S. Patent Pending)

 

Form Bracket – Reusable and reversible support  for lumber edge forms… nail it or glue it, scrape it and stack it! (U.S. Patent Pending)

 

Dowel Basket – Engineered load transfer dowel/sleeve for smooth joint transition on concrete slabs. (U.S. Patent Pending)

 

And be sure to ask about SureBuilt Engineering Services… we’re ready to help with plans, specifications and panel details on tilt-up projects throughout North America.

Learn more at the Tilt-Up Expo in Atlanta!

Innovative Tilt-Up Products

We plan on being in Atlanta for the TCA 2019 International Tilt-Up Convention and Expo in September. And we’re featuring more innovative tilt-up products to make your projects go even faster.

Stop by the SureBuilt exhibit, Booth #203, to learn how we’re tilting things in your favor. Here are just a few of the products you’ll see:

SureLift (SL) InsertAn effective panel lifting insert that develops high pull-out strength. A disposable plastic void former identifies the cap location and keeps concrete out of the recess. Slide-on plastic feet provide height adjustment and eliminate surface corrosion.

Slant AnchorA unique assembly that connects tilt-up panels to the foundation. The assembly includes a load-rated Slant Anchor, foam Void Former, high-strength Ductile Bar and prepackaged Flowable Grout… no welding or bolting required!.

Edge ConnectorA rebar-winged embed positioned at the panel edge (for later welding) and tied into the panel reinforcing steel… the “flat” provides for an accessible and longer welding surface between adjoining panels!

Edge Form BracketThe one-piece plastic design is molded with a triangular strut to support the panel edge during concrete placement… so stop cutting lumber for bracing  and start forming faster with this reusable bracket!

HGA BracketA quick connection point between helical ground anchors (HGA) and tilt-up braces. The Pipe Brace shoes bolt directly to the bracket and the sleeve attaches to the ground anchor… no need to disassemble Pipe Braces!

And be sure to ask about SureBuilt Engineering Services… we’re ready to help with plans,  specifications and panel details on tilt-up projects throughout North America.

Or Pipe Reality!

Are you tired of listening to other suppliers “explain” why it takes so long to get pipe braces delivered? Do you find it hard to believe that other suppliers can be ten or more weeks out on deliveries?

Stop waiting! We build more sizes, ship more often, and supply more jobs, than just about anyone else.

That should be your new reality! Call for the Pipe Braces you need.

Adjustable Pipe Braces have a telescoping pipe for rough dimension and a 6” threaded connecting shoe for final adjustment and anchoring. There are three sizes of Adjustable Pipe Brace, ranging from 7’-6” to 40’-0”.

Fixed Pipe Braces are a standard length with an 18” threaded connecting shoe for final adjustment and anchoring. There are four sizes of Fixed Pipe Brace, including extensions, ranging from 16’-6” to 32’-9”.

Heavy-Duty Fixed Pipe Braces are a larger diameter pipe that provides greater capacity. There are three sizes of HD Fixed Pipe Brace, ranging from 31’-0” to 52’-6”, plus an optional 10′ extension for a 62′ length.

Tilt-Up Show Demo Panel

We’re back home after the TCA 2018 International Tilt-Up Convention and Expo. And we’re still excited about the demonstration panel featuring SureBuilt tilt-up products.

The panel contained all the SureBuilt items you would find on a successful tilt-up project, including ProLift Inserts, Brace Inserts, Pipe Braces, HGA Brackets, Lifting Clutches, Slant Anchors, and more!

It even had something you didn’t see… the new SureBuilt Engineering Services, now supporting tilt-up projects throughout North America.

Tilting Things in Your Favor!

We’re in Dallas right now for the 2018 International Tilt-Up Convention and Expo. Be sure to stop by the SureBuilt exhibit, booth #203, to see the new Tilt-Up Animation video we’ve created to demonstrate our product line.

Even if you can’t attend the show, you can still watch the video with this link.

And don’t forget to ask about SureBuilt Engineering Services. We’re helping tilt-up contractors throughout North America with all the details, including:

– Lifting and bracing
– Shop drawings
– Architectural drawings
– Rebar detailing
– 3D renderings

Of course, you can always contact your SureBuilt representative for the latest on tilt-up products, pricing and availability.

Slant AnchorSlant Anchor

The new Slant Anchor reduces installation costs by 37% compared to a typical embed connection. It eliminates the time-consuming embed match-up, field welding and certification steps.

You save money with every Slant Anchor… there are fewer components to buy, the anchors are easier to position and install, and no welding inspection is needed.

SureBuilt Adding Tilt-Up Engineering Services

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

[Bellwood, IL – May 9, 2018] In response to increasing contractor demand for its tilt-up products, SureBuilt is adding engineering services for project application support. Tom Fahey, owner and CEO, announced these services will be located in the new SureBuilt warehouse and manufacturing facility at 1851 Massaro Avenue in Tampa, FL.

The services, called SureBuilt Engineering Services, will be managed by Dave Reardon, an industry professional with more than 30 years of concrete construction experience, including tilt-up expertise in the Florida market. He will be directing a team of uniquely qualified designers who are already familiar with tilt-up specification, engineering and construction practices.

Dave stated, “The industry is always looking for fresh ideas, innovative products, and value-added services. SureBuilt is looking to introduce these types of industry changing ideas through an offering of enhanced engineering services. Our mission is to provide the contractor and supplier the tools to improve and expedite the construction process.”

To that end, we have established a new tilt-up brace production line for 42’ and 52’ sizes to meet growing demand. This line will help us achieve and maintain the required quality in a high-production environment. Of course, all SureBuilt tilt-up braces conform to the latest TCA and AISC guidelines.

Dave added, “Our goal is to support our distribution in their efforts to deliver products and services that will benefit the contractor. Our collaborative efforts should always ensure each project is a success.”

While the new SureBuilt Engineering Services group is immediately responsible for tilt-up projects throughout North America, they also will be coordinating activities with an expanding form, shoring and stud rail engineering group at SureBuilt headquarters in Bellwood, IL.

SureBuilt Concrete Forms & Accessories is an innovation and productivity leader for the concrete construction industry. With 320,000 square feet of indoor manufacturing space and 10 acres of outdoor storage, SureBuilt is well-positioned for growth. Located near Chicago, SureBuilt can supply “Made in USA” products and services throughout North America.

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For more information about SureBuilt Engineering Services, please call Dave Reardon at 813-606-5727 or email dreardon@surebuilt-usa.com.

For information about SureBuilt tilt-up products, please call Rens Hansort at 708-493-9569 x227 or email rhansort@surebuilt-usa.com.

(Click here to see article on Tilt-Up Today website)