Temporary Works Toolkit. Part 17: Falsework for the support of in situ concrete to horizontal surfac

Author: A. Jones (RMD Kwikform Ltd)

Date published

20 November 2017

First published: 20 November 2017

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Temporary Works Toolkit. Part 17: Falsework for the support of in situ concrete to horizontal surfac

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Temporary Works Toolkit. Part 17: Falsework for the support of in situ concrete to horizontal surfac
Date published

20 November 2017

First published

20 November 2017

Author

A. Jones (RMD Kwikform Ltd)

Price

Free

Access Resource

Falsework is defined in BS 5975 as a temporary structure used to support a permanent structure while it is not self supporting. The definition is broad and encompasses different situations such as:
- the support of fresh concrete
- the support of permanent works during refurbishment
- needling of openings
- horizontal support of walls
- facade retention
- heavy propping to retaining walls.

This article focuses on the use of proprietary equipment for the support of fresh concrete to horizontal surfaces. The principles and methods described are broadly applicable to all falsework.

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PDF
Pages:
4
Publisher:
The Institution of Structural Engineers

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