Entries by Rob Kozaczka

A Real Gem!

Diamond-Shaped Taper Dowel The size and diamond-shape of the Taper Dowel provides joint stability, load transfer and smooth slab-to-slab transition, without restraining floor movement. A set includes the void sleeve, nails and dowel plate. The sleeve is nailed to a lumber edge form before concrete placement. After the form is removed, a dowel plate is […]

Join the Panel Discussion!

Be a Handset Panel Expert   A handset panel is the most economical, the most versatile, and the most efficient way of forming large or small projects! Here are just a few of the more noteworthy features: 1000 psf Rating With nearly 20% more weld contact, SurePly side rails, end rails and crossmembers hold up […]

Keep Rebar Off the Deck!

Call CCS for Bar Support! Slab Bolster Slab Bolster is used to support rebar and mesh at the proper elevation in concrete slabs. The legs are spaced 5” on-center and spot-welded to resist bending. When a runner wire is spot-welded to the feet along the full length it becomes Slab Bolster Upper. This provides support […]

Have a Seat… I Mean a Chair…

An Individual High Chair! We have wire chairs that meet almost every project spec. Just give us the quantity, size and finish so we can get started on your order. We have sizes from 1″ to 12″, in 1/2″ increments, with every fractional height in between. We have Plain, Plastic-Dipped or Plastic-Tipped (pictured). We can also provide an optional epoxy coating […]

Don’t Let Forming Taper Off!

Get the Taper Tie Size you Need High-capacity Taper Ties spread out the tie spacing, reducing the number of ties… saving you time and money! Make sure you realize all the benefits of gangforming with Taper Ties. You may need different sizes as wall dimensions change, but those costs are more than offset by the […]

Big Gangs… Big Walers!

Just Build the Size You Need! The end plates on each Butt Plate Waler have holes for full-moment, end-to-end connection. It’s easy to build the Waler you need. Butt Plate Walers are available in 2′, 4′, 6′, 8′, 10′ and 12′ lengths. The possible Waler size combinations are enough for almost any gang. Contractors put together […]

Coil Rod… When You Need It!

The size you need… in stock right now! You already know Coil Rod can be used for a variety of concrete forming applications, including ties, inner units, blind-side walls and other forming challenges. But did you know CCS has all the sizes you need? Coil Rod is available in standard 12′ lengths, in all the […]

Big Project? We Can Help!

UIUC Hydro Lab and Smart Bridge “A groundbreaking ceremony held on Saturday, March 30, 2019, marked the beginning of construction for a new building addition to the Hydrosystems Laboratory, of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC). The laboratory will be expanded and modernized over the […]

Oh, Well.. That’s Just Grate…

Looking for a Safe Way Out?! Do the building codes in your area require residential basements to have an escape window? If the answer is yes, then you should call CCS for the window wells, ladders and grates. Window Wells allow access to the basement or below-grade space by acting as a barrier to the surrounding backfill. […]

Don’t Settle for a Tie…

Go for the Win! CCS has all the form tie styles, sizes, capacities and options you need for your next concrete forming project. HD Loop Ties HD Loop Ties w/Cones X-Flat Ties Snap Ties – Long End Snap Ties – Short End Snap Ties – Odd End Aluminum Form Ties Residential Form Ties Base Ties […]