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Aluminium Formwork Beams for Construction

Formwork beams for Construction Industry

If you are working in the construction industry, then you will already know how important it is to work with a leading formwork beams provider. Aluminium formwork is an innovation to the construction industry, replacing concrete or timber in many circumstances. Aluminium Formwork beams are widely used in the industry because of their quick execution, cost effectiveness and great results. In addition they are much easier to handle than their counterparts; because of their lightweight...
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All you need to know about Formwork

Formwork - “The term given to either temporary or permanent molds into which concrete or similar materials are poured”

The History

One of the earliest examples and use of concrete slabs is structures are those that were built during the Roman times. A structure from this period, the ‘Pantheon’ dome in Rome is a good example of the formwork and falsework method used in this period. Although we use concrete on most buildings in today’s society, it wasn’t until the invention of Portland cement and reinforced concrete...
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What is Formwork and how does it help you?

Formwork is a temporary structure that is used in construction to help builders pour concrete into a specific structure of a building. What they do is add some stability to the structure, help mould it to the exact style the builder wants, and give it some much needed stability. Formwork support is a relatively new development in the construction industry. It started being used in the 1990’s and since then it has continued to evolve and become highly useful for builders when concreting. Essentially, now...
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Grand Designs Made Easier with Formwork

Formwork and Falsework making design and Construction fit.

More and more people are building their dream homes, maybe this is with the advancement of technology along the lines of the internet giving people instant access to construction techniques, architecture and a plethora of other information on how to build their own home. In fact, several TV programmes have sprung up across the channels including such family favourites as Grand Designs and other spin offs. Having said that, construction itself has moved forward over the decades from stone-built homes...
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