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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...
Concrete Formwork Removal Time

Concrete Formwork Removal Time, Specifications and Calculations

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, atleast twice the stress to which the concrete may be subjected to when the formworks are removed. It is also necessary to ensure the stability of the remaining formwork during formwork removal.
Formwork Measurement

Methods of Measurement of Concrete Formworks for Payment Calculation

Measurements of formwork (shuttering) is required for payment to the contractor for the concrete work completed. The payment to contractor depends on whether the...

Formwork (Shuttering) for Different Structural Members -Beams, Slabs, Columns, Footings

Concrete formworks (shutterings are required for fresh concrete constructions such as slabs, beams, columns, footings etc. Formworks requirements for different structural members are different and they are named based on type of structural member.
Concrete Formwork Removal Time

Formwork Safe Practices Checklist during Design and Construction

A safe practice for formwork during construction at site is important for safety of workmen. Improper erection of formwork can cause damage to structural...

Concrete Formwork Checklist at Construction Site during Concreting and Striking

Concrete formwork is a temporary supporting structure for concrete when it is placed at the construction site to keep the concrete in position and...

Pre-Concrete Checks for Formwork and Release Agents

Pre-Concrete Checks for Formwork Before the concrete is poured into the formwork, it must be checked by someone who has been trained to inspect formwork....

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