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Concrete Formwork Loads and Pressure Calculations

Concrete formworks are subjected to various loads and pressure. Concrete formwork loads and pressure calculations are described in this article. Formworks or molds are considerably important for building constrictions by holding fresh concrete mixture at place until it get required strength by ...

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FORMWORK REMOVAL TIME & SPECIFICATIONS

The removal of formwork also called as strike-off or stripping of formwork should be carried out only after the time when concrete has gained sufficient strength, at least twice the stress to which the concrete may be subjected to when ...

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MEASUREMENT OF FORMWORKS

Measurements of formwork (shuttering) is required for payment to the contractor for the concrete work completed. The payment to contractor depends on whether the cost is included with the concrete construction per unit quantity or formwork is paid separately, as ...

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FORMWORK SAFE PRACTICES CHECKLIST

A safe practice for formwork during construction at site is important for safety of workmen. Improper erection of formwork can cause damage to structural element as well as pose threat to the safety of workmen. Following are the safe practices checklist ...

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CONCRETE FORMWORK CHECKLIST AT SITE

Concrete formwork is a temporary supporting structure for concrete when it is placed at the construction site to keep the concrete in position and shape till it gets hardened. Checks for formwork should be carried out before concreting, during concreting ...

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INSULATING CONCRETE FORMWORK

Insulating concrete formwork (ICF) is a building system that uses lightweight formwork (made from an insulating material) to support concrete walls whilst they are being cast in-situ and which is then left in place as insulation. ...

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