Concrete form

  • US 6,195,956 B1
  • Filed: 12/28/1998
  • Issued: 03/06/2001
  • Est. Priority Date: 12/28/1998
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A process for pouring and finishing a concrete slab having at least one peripheral edge and a predetermined thickness, the process comprising:

  • a) providing one or more concrete forms in an arrangement defining a periphery of the slab, the form having a recessed top wall providing a support area for a temporary extended border portion of the slab having a thickness less than said predetermined thickness;

    b) pouring the concrete within the area defined by the form to a height determined by an upper edge of the form, and so that the temporary extended border portion of the slab is supported on the recessed top wall;

    c) surface finishing the concrete slab across the top surface thereof, extending outwardly at least to the innermost portion of the temporary extended border portion of the slab; and

    d) after the concrete has hardened, removing the form along with the temporary extended border portion.

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