Dependable • Quality • High Strength
Accessory Products - Concerete Dobies
Plastics from 100% Recycled Material
100% Made in the USA
Our plain dobies range in size from 2 x 2 x 3/4” up to 5” and 6” in dobies. The term “dobies” has become the trade name for concrete rebar supports over these last fifty years. They come with, or without tie wire inserted in the concrete brick. We manufacture these in regular strength, 4000 psi mix design, or higher strength for specific jobs.
Application: On grade
Cover Height: From 3″ to 5″
Features: Uniquely supports two mats of reinforcement when used with 90 degree bend rebar dowel. Dowel hole made to accept #4 rebar. Depth of hole is 1/2″ from bottom. Ideally suited for heavy rebar mats on-grade.
Application: Foundations, bridge decks, parking structures, caissons, precast
Cover Height: 3″ (1 1/2” – 4” coming soon!)
Features: Strong, easy to use, secure connection, multiple bar sizes.
We’ve been designing and innovating plastic concrete accessories since the early 1990s. We have a complete product line of plastic chairs, locking wheels, bar supports, and slab bolsters.
Resources for Concrete Reinforcement
As we deal with tough and unsure times, developments and improvements keep the concrete market moving forward. These have certainly been a few of the strangest and most difficult days modern Americans have ever faced. While some concrete contractors have had the fortune to keep working despite the pandemic quarantine, others have seen tasks halted. Whether you’re working consistently or trying to find out how to jump-start your business upon a return to normalcy, now might be an exceptional time to learn more about the current technologies, innovations, developments, and skilled ideas that are driving the industry forward. New Technologies: Robotics, Big Data, and More From robotic demolition that allows big work in tight spaces to state-of-the-art atomized dust suppression machines, brand-new technological innovations increase
At a glance, the process of tying rebar may look easy. However, the reality is that is it quite a lengthy and complicated process. While it isn’t exactly rocket science, there are still a lot of things one needs to take into consideration when tying rebar. Do it improperly, and you risk endangering the entire integrity of a structure. In this short guide, we highlight the dos and don’ts of tying rebar. The Dos Do Your Homework Do your homework on what sizes, configuration, and placement of rebar will be required, as well as what type of chairs would be best for the job. Both concrete and plastic chairs have their pros and cons, and it will depend on your situation and budget in deciding
- Sakrete Launches App for Concrete Estimating July 7, 2020Watch the bagged concrete shortcut video by the Carolinas' Concrete Cowboy.
- High Group Concrete June 29, 2020
- ForneyVault Partners with Quadrel on Concrete Management Software Integration June 26, 2020The interface allows Quadrel’s customers to have easy access to ForneyVault along with its own technologies for concrete and aggregate management.
- 3 Common Mistakes in Foundation and Concrete Repair and How to Avoid Them December 18, 2018When it comes to repairing cracks in concrete and foundations, it’s important to look beyond the visible damage at hand and approach repair with a multi-step process to both seal and structurally reinforce the crack to prevent future failures.
- Things to Consider When Choosing a Concrete Overlay April 13, 2016When considering if an overlay is right for your facility or client it's important to paint wide brush strokes of possibilities, but root expectations in the complexities of the install
- Controlling Cracks in Slabs with Unusual Panel Geometries January 8, 2014Tips for crack control in concrete panels with unusual shapes.
- 'Thin to Win' With Decorative Concrete Sealers June 26, 2013Thin applications are the simple answer to many acrylic sealer problems contractors face on decorative concrete projects like stamped and stained concrete.