APA’s recently updated publication Concrete Forming Design/Construction Guide is intended for architects, engineers and contractors.
Formwork is a structure, usually temporary, used to contain and mould poured concrete; and also to provide support until the concrete has set. It represents almost half the cost of a concrete structure and requires detailed engineering skills to ensure the final construction aesthetically matches the form that shapes it.
APA Plyform is a structural plywood specifically engineered and manufactured for use as concrete formwork. It conforms to or exceeds the exacting requirements given in the US Voluntary Product Standard PS 1-09 (Section 5: Requirements). It is available in three classes:
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