Round Column® Formwork

ROUND COLUMN
  • Telescoping Push-Pull Pipe Brace

    The Telescoping Push-Pull Pipe Brace is use for easy alignment and plumbing the form setup. The EFCO Pipe Brace Shoe is used to securely hold the setup down and is designed to give easy access to the anchoring bolt.

  • Plate Clamp

    EFCO's Plate Clamp produces a fast connection, perfect form panel alignment, and superior concrete finish.

  • Scaffolding

    Round Column heights are easily accommodated with the help of cranes and EFCO Scaffolding. EFCO Scaffolding along with contractor supplied hand rails and toe boards are easy to assemble and provide access for pouring. They are built with the same integrity as the rest of the system to meet safety standards.

  • Built-In Lifting Eyes for Crane Picks

    Lifting Eyes are strategically located on all lengths of EFCO Round Column forms. Two Lifting Eyes on column forms 12" through 48" in diameter, and four Lifting Eyes for column forms larger than 4' in diameter.

  • Heavy Duty Bearing Blocks

    The Round Columns Heavy Bearing Blocks bring the face sheet to a tight fit and alignment.

  • Jet Bolt

    EFCO’s 3/4" x 5" “Jet Bolt” can be removed and set with only a hammer. EFCO’s unique bearing block connection forces the face sheets together to produce an excellent concrete surface. This feature gives a labor-saving benefit for setting and stripping. Tight precision face sheet joints automatically give quality concrete finishes.

Column Formwork Solutions

EFCO all-steel Round Column® forms are available for purchase or lease. The forming system produces beautiful concrete columns, pillars and bridge piers. Forms are designed for long life, dependable service, and for producing the lowest total in-place concrete costs. EFCO Round Column forms are available in 12″ to 144″ diameters. Forms 48″ and smaller are supplied in 180° segments. Forms 54″ to 96″ are available in 90° segments. Larger diameters are furnished in 60° segments.

Compatible with More EFCO Products

The Round Column® forms can be combined easily with EFCO PLATE GIRDER® forms to handle bullnose pier requirements easily and efficiently. In addition, EFCO Column forms can be used and are compatible with EFCO systems such as PLATE GIRDER, EFCO LITE®, HAND-E-FORM®, and the REDI-RADIUS® system.

FEATURES AND BENEFITS

  • Available in diameters from 12″ to 144″
  • All-steel panels maintain dimensional accuracy
  • Vertical flange connections 2′ to 0″ center to center
  • Vertical flange connectors
  • Vertical flange split washer
  • Built-in lifting eyes for crane picks
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WHAT ACCESSORIES ARE AVAILABLE FOR THE EFCO ROUND COLUMN® SYSTEM?

The EFCO Round Column forming system uses standard EFCO heavy-duty accessories. EFCO telescoping Pipe Braces are easily adjustable to keep column forms plumb. Scaffold Brackets can be attached easily to the top of the steel form set-up for contractor’s wood planks and handrails. EFCO’s Jet Bolts and high-strength Quick Bolts are used to assemble round column panels easily. Form stripping is facilitated in a full 360° set-ups with split washers placed between the vertical flanges for the stripping operation. When setting up to pour, the split washers are removed from between the flanges and placed under the nuts on the backside of the flange. Lifting Eyes are located on each section of the form to eliminate the need for special rigging. The total EFCO Round Column form system is very labor efficient. 

HIGH POUR PRESSURE HANDLING

With today’s concrete additives for flowable or self-consolidating concrete, contractors need forms that withstand high pour pressure. EFCO Round Column forms are rated for 3,000 lb/ft² for column forms 12″ through 60″ diameter.