Construction tubes, or construction cores, are cardboard tubes used to help form and create concrete construction components. Most commonly these products are utilized to fabricate concrete columns for load bearing applications but can be used for many other industrial and commercial applications.
Construction tubes provide construction workers with a simple and effective method for shaping and containing concrete. In order to create concrete components or structures, the liquid concrete has to be poured into a mold and allowed to set and cure. The curing process is a fairly slow process and typically takes a full day to complete. Construction cores are designed and manufactured to specifically bear the pressure of the liquid concrete, so that the concrete is properly contained for the full duration of the curing process. Once the concrete has cured, the tube can be left in place or it can be removed, depending on the application requirements. Construction tubes are used to create columns for highway support as well as piles for foundation applications. In foundation applications, construction cores can be used to create concrete piles without the need for a pile driver. While these tubes are commonly used for large construction projects, they can also be used for smaller commercial applications. They are used in many home improvement projects like post-setting applications. Read More…
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