BuildBrace ICF Bracing & Alignment Systems

BuildBrace ICF Bracing & Alignment Systems are designed to deliver superior bracing, alignment, and a working platform at wall height for any ICF project.

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Alignment is the most important part of your ICF project. 

When straight walls are your trademark and productivity is your reputation, there are no substitutes for using BuildBrace ICF bracing systems. ICF contractors across North America, trust BuildBrace as the most user-friendly bracing system available. That’s because BuildBrace offers features that truly make wall alignment a one-person task with perfect results. From storage, setup and alignment of residential, commercial and multi-story buildings, BuildBrace is the straight forward choice.

BuildBrace Build1 – All-in-One Folding ICF Bracing System

The Build1 one-piece alignment system includes an integrated vertical strongback designed for BuildBlock heavy-duty attachment points, platform bracket with optional safety rail mounting , and outrigger and swivel foot-bracket with 3-way anchor system.
No missing parts – just unfold and go with the BuildBrace All-in-One ICF brace. Designed for quick setup, easy alignment at platform level, storage and transport, the All-in-One gives you unparalleled productivity and efficiency.

The optional safety rail is included in the picture above. It allows for a wooden rail along the bracing system to prevent potential accidents or falls.

BuildBrace Benefits

  • Platform Level Alignment Control: One person, one adjustment point at footplank level. Designed for single person use, you can measure and make adjustments without leaving the platform. This revolutionary alignment control is designed to minimize setup time and maximize worker efficiency.
  • Designed for BuildBlock: Strongback slots designed to match BuildBlock high-density attachment points.
  • Enclosed Adjustment: Enclosed unit is protected from concrete spillage and mud.
  • 3 Way Anchor Foot (Screw-Rebar-Stake): Whether aligning the basement foundation or second story, the brace holds firm with anchor holes for rebar, wooden stakes or screws.
  • Sizes: BuildBrace ICF Braces are available in 8’, 9’, 10’ or 12’ strongback heights and is expandable to 14’ and 24’ heights.
  • Safety Rail Post Mount: Integrated into the platform bracket is a 2” x 6” mount for safety rail posts. New optional steel safety rail is available.
  • Light Weight: BuildBrace braces are easy for one person to carry and setup.
  • Heavy Duty: All BuildBrace strongbacks are built with 14-gauge, galvanized steel.

 

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Build3 Bracing System

BuildBrace Build3 – 3-Piece Alignment System

The Build3 alignment system includes the vertical strongback designed for BuildBlock heavy-duty attachment points, platform bracket, and outrigger with 3-way anchor system.
Build3 combines BuildBrace’s exclusive alignment control at platform level with the simplicity and durability of a conventional three-piece system. The pin-on platform bracket mounts to the 14-gauge galvanized steel strongback with the outrigger connecting to the platform bracket.

Build3 Benefits:

  • Platform Level Alignment Control: One person, one adjustment point at footplank level. Designed for single person use, you can measure and make adjustments without leaving the platform. This revolutionary alignment control is designed to minimize setup time and maximize worker efficiency.
  • Designed for BuildBlock: Strongback slots designed to match BuildBlock high-density attachment points.
  • Enclosed Adjustment: Enclosed unit is protected from concrete spillage and mud.
  • 3 Way Anchor Foot (Screw-Rebar-Stake): Whether aligning the basement foundation or second story, the brace holds firm with anchor holes for rebar, wooden stakes or screws.
  • Sizes: BuildBrace ICF Braces are available in 8’, 9’, 10’ or 12’ strongback heights and is expandable to 14’ and 24’ heights.
  • Light Weight: BuildBrace braces are easy for one person to carry and setup.
  • Heavy Duty: All BuildBrace strongbacks are built with 14-gauge, galvanized steel.
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BuildBrace Blue Carriers Stacked

Transport & Storage Crates

From job site to job site or floor to floor, BuildBrace Storage Crates provide quick and safe transport of your braces. Crates are available for both All-in-One and Build3 models.

  • Holds 24 Braces Stackable
  • Lifting Lugs Forklift Accessible from All Sides
  • Durable Powder Coated Finish Custom End Plates and Color Options Available

 

 

Higher Heights – 24 Foot Adapter Kit

Now within engineered reach

Take ICF to the next level with the BuildBrace Adapter Kit giving you 24-feet in perfect alignment. By integrating flush with both the All-in-One and Build3 bracing systems, the Adaptor Kit is a 4-foot strongback extension that connects two 10-foot braces together.

This allows you to build and align walls at 10-feet, 14-feet and 24-feet. The Adaptor Kit’s extended outrigger holds sturdy with double-walled tubing that is easy to assemble.

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