Foundation formworks can be designed in various ways. Basically, there is a difference between formwork for individual foundations, normally designed as socket foundations, and formwork for strip foundations. The type of design is dictated by the size, mainly by the height of the foundation formwork.
The formwork for individual foundations is similar to column formwork and the formwork for strip foundations is similar to the formwork.
Normally formwork construction company use sheeting panels with formwork bearers in the form of walers are used for foundation formwork. Individual foundations are also secured by means of walers but of rim type.
Bracing is by squared and round timbers as well as boards diagonally arranged. Tie wires, as well as metal screws, are used as formwork ties.
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