Ten Steps to Erecting a Cam-Lock Form with Don Valdez

June 15, 2023
irfan ullah

National Sales Manager Don Valdez highlights the materials provided to build a Cam-Lock Form, and illustrates the ease with which a Cam-Lock Form can be built.

Gates Concrete Forming Systems has been providing concrete forming challenges since 1948. A true leader in the industry, Gates helps solve residential and commercial forming product challenges of any size.

In this demonstration, Don Valdez, National Retail Sales Manager at Gates & Sons goes through the ten steps of erecting a Cam-Lock Form. Before getting into the details of the build, Valdez reviews the materials that customers will receive with their build kit, including the Gates hardware that is included.

From here, Valdez reviews the steps alongside the brochure that comes with the build kit to illustrate the ease with which customers build and utilize the Gate’s Cam-Lock Form:

Step 1. Set Bottom Plates

Step 2. Place Outside Panels

Step 3. Place Top Tierow & Walers

Step 4. Install Remaining Ties & Walers

Step 5. Add Stiff-backs and Braces

Step 6. Finish Log Cabin Corner

Step 7. Button-Up Inside Form

Step 8. Install Bulkheads

Step 9. Install Stacked Panels

Step 10. Install Scaffold Brackets

This brief presentation illustrates the simplicity with which a Cam-Lock system is built as well as the support available from Gates Concrete Forms. The instructions are straightforward, and all required materials are provided.

For more information, visit GatesConcreteForms.com.


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