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Symons Forms Turnbuckle Form Aligner for Steel Ply Forming

Feb. 20, 2024

The turnbuckle section of the aligner features a 1" diameter self-cleaning coil thread for fast adjustments. Overall length of the aligner is 35" minimum and 39" maximum, offering 4" of effective adjustment.  Turnbuckle Form Aligner has a bent nailing plate equipped with nail holes for nailing to forms and a 15/16" hole to accept 3/4" or 7/8" round steel stakes when using the bracket from the ground up.  Aligner can be used repeatedly when cleaned of any concrete after use. The safe working load of the aligners is limited by the lumber, nailing and/or staking methods.


Turnbuckles are designed to align vertical formwork. The Turnbuckle - Bent Plate standard consists of a length of angle iron, a self-cleaning turnbuckle and a steel toe plate. The angle iron is equipped with nail holes allowing the Turnbuckle to be attached to a 2x4 or 2x6 to extend the reach. The Turnbuckle is fabricated with coil threads for quick and easy adjustments and the steel toe plate can accept a round steel stake, or to be nailed to a wood stake, or be inverted and nailed directly to a stud or wales. The Turnbuckle - Straight Plate is equipped with a spade-type toe plate designed for use with modular forms and wedge bolts. The safe working load for the Form Aligner is determined by the method of attachment and the extension lumber used.



Steel-Ply is the most widely accepted, pre-engineered, modular formwork system in use today. It can be reused 200 times after timely replacement of plywood, and is compatible with all other industry standard formwork forming systems.It is designed for maximum versatility and can be used to form virtually any concrete structure.Steel-Ply specialty forms are used for Bulkhead Forming, Haunch Forming, Pilaster, Adjustable Pilaster Forms, and Culvert Forms.

Symons Forms Turnbuckle Form Aligner for Steel Ply Forming