Instruction for casting concrete blocks with molds - BETONBLOCK®

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With these instructions anyone can make a concrete block. Combined with our BETONBLOCK© SYSTEM containing all the products and accessories you could possibly need making a concrete block will be child’s play.

Casting step 1

Step 1 - Place empty mold on a steel

First, the mold is placed on a flat surface, for example a steel plate. 

Casting step 2

Step 2 - Applying oil to the inside of the mold

Mold oil (release agent) must be applied to the inside of the mold in order to facilitate removal of the block. 

Casting step 3

Step 3 - Pouring the concrete

The concrete is poured gradually to ensure a proper filling of all the nooks and crannies.

Casting step 4

Step 4 - Compacting

Alongside the pouring of the concrete the fresh concrete has to be compacted. This is achieved by using an immersion vibrator during the pouring process.

Casting step 5

Step 5 - Levelling

After the mould has been filled the concrete is smoothened with a trowel. Curing time is dependent on the concrete and external conditions.

Casting step 6

Step 6 - Removing pins and wedges

Step 7 casting  Open Mould

Step 7 - Open the mold

Casting ready

Ready! Give yourself a pat on the back!

 

For those who prefer a video, here is an instruction video.

 

  • Anchors, how do you place them?
  • We explain this below in 8 steps
  • Sometimes a picture says more than a thousand words
Stappenplan ankers 01

Step 1 - Place the magnet (BBMAG01) in the middle center? of the mold

Stappenplan ankers 02

Step 2 - Place the rubber (BBGRO02) around the anchor (BBHA025)

Stappenplan ankers 03

Step 3 - Place the anchor with the rubber in the magnet

Stappenplan ankers 04

Step 4 - The anchor is cast in its entirety, be careful when vibrating the concrete

Stappenplan ankers 05

Step 5 - When the mold is opened, the magnet remains in the mold

Stappenplan ankers 06

Step 6 - Remove the rubber from the anchor

Stappenplan ankers 07

Step 7 - Only the top of the anchor is now visible

Stappenplan ankers 08

Step 8 - Attach the hooks to the anchors and the load is ready to be lifted

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