Factors are Considered When Doing Formwork

The following factors were considered when doing form work. Timber and plywood were generally used Materials in the site for in-situ concrete work. Columns Beams slabs lift walls and staircases were all constructed using Timber and plywood formwork. Steel casing formwork was used for few structures such as round columns.

  • Correct position
  • Line and level
  • Accuracy within permitted tolerances
  • Shape of members
  • Verticality (plumb)
  • Correct angles for batters etc.
  • Finishing heights (mark off)
  • Formwork joints flush and tight
  • No nails protruding into the concrete
  • Formwork joints sealed as required
  • Construction joints strutted and supported

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