Concrete slab load transfer apparatus and method of manufacturing same

(10) US 2021/0054578 Al

(22) 09.11.2020

(43) 25.02.2021

(57) Various embodiments of the present disclosure provide a cast-in-place concrete slab load transfer apparatus and method of manufacturing same. In various embodiments, the concrete slab load transfer apparatus includes a plurality of load transfer dowels each having a top surface and a bottom surface, a basket supporting the load transfer dowels, and a plurality of welds including a plurality of breakable welds connecting the bottom surfaces of the load transfer dowels to the basket.

(71) Illinois Tool Works Inc., Glenview, IL (US)

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