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 an ICF bracing systems. BuildBlock recommends its BuildBrace 1-piece or 3-piece system by Plumwall. Another option is the Zont & Zuckle system. Talk to your BuildBlock sales rep today and find out what’s best for your project.
Want an unbiased opinion, look at ICF Builder Magazine’s discussion. http://www.icfmag.com/how-to/ht_wall_bracing.html
Zont & Zuckle
Zont™ bracing flattens your ICF wall perfectly: Zont™ brackets hold horizontal walers and vertical strongbacks. Learn more at FabForm
- Flatter walls: horizontal and vertical straightening
- Economic: 10% the cost of vertical bracing
- Lightweight: 8% the weight of vertical bracing
- Adaptable: brace stem walls or tall walls
- Green: use site available 2x4s
- Portable: 12 ‘braces’ fit in 5-gallon bucket
- OSHA Compliant
Zont™ Waler Bracket
Zonts™ support 2×4 walers and strongbacks against the ICF wall thereby flattening the wall horizontally and vertically. Their 10 gauge thickness and galvanized finish guarantee long life.
Weight: 1.6 pounds
Packaging: 25 per tote box
Tote box weight: 44 pounds
Tote box size: 19″ x 13″ x 10″
Zuckle™ Wall Aligner
Finally. A wall aligner specifically designed for ICF walls. 40% lighter than conventional turnbuckles. Rapid adjustment with an electric drill and 10mm socket. 10 gauge thickness and galvanized finish guarantees long life.
Weight: 3.6 pounds
Packaging: 10 per box
Box weight: 39 pounds
Box size: 20″ x 13″ x 6″