Big Block® Standard and Premium Series
Durable and easy-to-install insulating concrete forms
The Polycrete® Big Block 24” is the tallest ICF panel on the market. A panel covers 16 sq. Ft. (1.49 m²). The large area covered by the formwork, combined with its simple design, results in a great speed of installation and construction cost saving.
Polycrete® Big Block withstands lateral pressure of 1600 lbs / sq. ft. (75 kPa) during concrete pouring. In addi-tion to its incomparable installation performances and strength, the Big Block contributes to energy savings that exceed all standards requirements.The Polycrete® Big Block is definitely adding value as it gives savings that exceed all standards requirements.
The Polycrete® Big Block is definitely adding value as it gives safety, durability, quietness and comfortable buildings.
Insulated Concrete Form (ICF) systems for concrete building solution have evolved during the last two decades. The Polycrete® Big Block ICF system brings a revolutionary solution with its sturdiness,performances and its fast installation set up.
The Polycrete® Big Block ICF system is manufactured with expanded polystyrene (EPS) embedding a steel wire mesh reinforcement. The wire brings an extreme sturdiness and perfect wall stability.
R-value: R25 effective*
R-value: R-29 effective*
*Including interior and exterior finishes
Features and benefits
- Permanent insulated formwork
- Environmentally friendly
- Incorporated wire mesh reinforcement
- Molded steel fastening strips
- High insulating value
- Easy to install
- Designed to be used for residential, commercial and industrial buildings
- Accepts all exterior sidings types such as stucco, acrylic system, brick veneer, vinyl,aluminum, and more
- The assembly ties system doesn’t obstruct the flow of concrete during pouring
- Will resist to a pressure of 1600 pounds per sq. ft. during pouring concrete
- Offers no limit in design, height or thickness of wall
- R value higher than actual building codes
- Soundproofing: STC 52, minimum
- Fire resitance : 4 hours
- Reinforced concrete construction
- Resists eathquakes and tornadoes
- Energy savings
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