Construction Formwork

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Due to the rapid growth of the South African economy, and the need for new and improved infrastructure to support this growing economy the need for reliable construction companies have never been higher. This means more competition in the industry, which means in order to operate competitively companies need systems which work. This means the supply of reliable scaffolding and Construction Formwork is a crucial aspect of any successful construction company.

There are various types of construction formwork to be found in the construction industry, each fulfilling different roles within the industry. The type of formwork to be used will largely depend on the project and what the building requirements are. Formwork is effectively utilised by making use wood, steel, prefabricated form and aluminium to create moulds into which concrete is poured. Once the concrete is cooled down and hardened, it is stripped of the formwork. This differs in the case of stay in place formwork, which is designed to become part of the structure. Formwork plays an integral part in the construction industry, as it allows for contractors to construct core parts of the building, which needs to be sturdy so as to offer strong support for the structure including the walls and floors.

Formwork is a complex technique into which many hours of research and work is invested to be able to be fit for purpose. Even though this aspect of construction can easily become expensive, there are many service providers offering formwork hiring. This will help any contractor keep overheads low and preserve his or her profits.

Rapid Scaffolding has years of industry experience in the construction and scaffolding industry. Specializing in the sale and hiring of construction formwork, self-lock frames and scaffolding, they are sure to be able to meet all your needs in a competitively cost effective manner. Visit their user friendly site to explore all the options Rapid Scaffolding has on offer.
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This article was published on 2010/10/30