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. ...

TYPES OF FORMWORK (SHUTTERING) FOR CONCRETE CONSTRUCTION

Formwork in concrete construction is used as a mould for a structure in which fresh concrete is poured only to harden subsequently. Types of formwork for concrete construction depends on formwork material and type of structural element. Formworks can also be named based ...

FORMWORK AND GOOD FORMWORK PROPERTIES

What is formwork? When concrete is fresh and in its liquid state it must be restrained within a mould in order for it to set in its required shape. Formwork is the term used to describe this mould. For most in-situ pours, ...

MATERIALS FOR FORMWORK

Following are the materials which are used for formwork: Plywood: This is by far the most common material used for the facing panel. It is easily cut to shape on site, and if handled and stored carefully, it can be used many ...