Fabric Forms for Concrete

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Title: Fabric Forms for Concrete

Author(s): Bruce A. Lamberton

Publication: Concrete International

Volume: 11

Issue: 12

Appears on pages(s): 58-67

Keywords: bags; concrete construction; fabric; forming techniques; formwork (construction); piles; revetments; Construction

Date: 12/1/1989

Abstract:
Describes the use of high-strength, water-permeable fabrics as forming materials for concrete. Mix proportioning, placement, and fabric selection are discussed, as are fabric forming for pile jackets, use of fabric as vertical sheeting, concrete bags, and fabric-formed revetments. A glossary of textile terms relating to fabric forming is included.