Side Form Spacers*

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Title: Side Form Spacers*

Author(s): Frank A. Randall, Jr. and Peter D. Courtois

Publication: Journal Proceedings

Volume: 73

Issue: 2

Appears on pages(s): 116-120

Keywords: beams (supports);columns (supports);concrete construction;cover;forming techniques;formwork (construction);inspection;quality control;reinforcing steels;surface defects;tolerances (mechanics).

Date: 2/1/1976

Abstract:
Methods and devices for securing reinforcing bars against horizontal displacement are reviewed in light of current criteria and so-called industry practice. The need for concrete coverage of reinforcing bars is shown to be well recognized, but it is not agreed as to which part of the industry should provide and install side form spacers.