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Quad Lock ICF Technology

Insulated Concrete Forms for Walls

Construct walls of various widths with unlimited flexibility in insulation values, and achieve unmatched strength in ICF (Insulated Concrete Form) constructions. This can be accomplished using a minimal set of standard components.

Our system utilizes panels composed of Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) and ties made from High Density Polyethylene (HDPE), forming a sturdy framework for concrete, both vertically and horizontally reinforced.

When the cavity is filled with concrete, it results in robust, fire-resistant walls with Fire Resistance Ratings (FRR) ranging from 2 to 4 hours. These walls are easy to maintain and boast exceptional durability and resilience. The Quad-Lock forming system remains in place, allowing for the accommodation of small utility runs, serving as a solid backing for finishing materials, and incorporating superior continuous insulation layers. The high insulation values, minimal air infiltration, and substantial thermal mass contribute to significant energy savings for building owners, operators, and tenants throughout the structure’s extended lifespan.

Versatile Assembly

Quad-Lock components enable the assembly of all concrete formwork for your walls, encompassing corners, arches, angles, pilasters, T-Wall connections, and more. You can finish your project by using temporary ICF bracing for maintaining vertical alignment and employing other helpful accessories.

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Durable & Resilient

Quad-Lock ICF construction gives you a strong, steel reinforced concrete structure – the material of choice for large buildings, bridges, and facilities for the armed forces. Quad-Lock buildings offer lifecycles measured in centuries instead of decades and lower risk of costly water damage. Built-in Resilience can qualify owners for insurance discounts in many areas, sometimes worth hundreds of thousands over time!

Healthy, Cozy & Safe

Quad-Lock panels are manufactured from high density, biologically safe, fire retardant, long-lasting expanded polystyrene (EPS) creating healthy & cozy indoor environments. The fire resistance rating of a finished Quad-Lock wall with 8″ concrete thickness is 4 hours per tests.

Ultra Energy-Efficient

With Quad-Lock you can build walls with your choice of insulation value, from R-22 to R-59. Choose the optimum Insulation Value depending on your local climate and energy-saving goals. High, continuous insulation combined with low air infiltration and the thermal mass of concrete provide at least 58% better R-Value than most wood-frame walls.

Fast, Simple, Accurate

Quad-Lock Insulating Concrete Forms are infinitely versatile and fast to install, allowing design and construction flexibility unmatched in other types of concrete forming!

Engineered & Tested

Quad-Lock is a German-engineered system, designed by builders for builders: Evaluated by Intertek for International Code Council IRC, IBC and many other jurisdictions & manufactured under ISO 9001 quality and ISO 14001 environmental certifications. Tested & Inspected by Intertek.

ICF Walls R Values

Many wall and insulation options

Many different wall & insulation options are available using ties and panels of various sizes:

  • EPS Panels come in 3 thicknesses, 4¼” [108mm], 3⅛” [79mm], and 2¼” [57mm], giving you the choice of true R-Values of 22, 28, 38, 43, 53, and 59 [metric U-values of 0.28, 0.21, 0.15 and lower].
  • HDPE Ties are available in six standard lengths: Brown 18″ [450mm] total nominal wall width, Red 16″ [400mm], Green 14″ [350mm], Yellow 12″ [300mm], Blue 10″ [250mm], and Black 8″ [200mm] and they can be combined with the Orange Extender Tie to add another 12″ [305mm] wall width.
  • Corner, Angle, Straight, and Endcap Brackets eliminate bracing at corners and allow building insulated end caps, T-walls, and more without extra bracing.
  • Metal Tracks & Wire Top Ties for starting and finishing the wall assembly

Choose ICF for your foundation needs

By choosing our construction company for your ICF foundation needs in Saskatoon, you can have peace of mind knowing that you are investing in a sustainable and high-performance solution. We are dedicated to providing top-notch customer service and exceeding your expectations, from the initial consultation to the final completion of your project. If you’re in search of foundations in Saskatoon or exploring the benefits of ICF, look no further. Contact us today to learn more about our insulated concrete foundations and how we can help you build a solid and energy-efficient home with Quad-Lock ICF.