Form braces run at an angle from the top of the form to the ground,
provide support and keeps the walls plumb. Turnbuckle braces and
attachment plates are used along with 2×4 lumber to brace the
form. Pipe braces care a telescoping system that provide a
one piece bracing solution.
Ellis Formwork Manufacturing Co’ most common brace is the turnbuckle
brace. The turnbuckle brace allows you to easily adjust the length
of your brace to bring your wall to plumb. The turnbuckle brace
uses a 2×4 piece of lumber that runs from the ground to your form
to push or pull your form. The turnbuckle has a bent end plate on
one end which allows it to be easily fixed to a stake in the
ground, or to the waler.
Straight end braces allow 2×4 lumber to be attached directly to the
form using available wedge bolt slots and wedge bolts. The straight
end plate can also also be attached to a stake nailed in the
Bent End Plate