Aluminum Formwork Construction Process

The following slides show a typical construction process using aluminum formwork system.

The process begins with compaction of the site.

The process begins with compaction of the site.

Trenches are then dug, plumbing installed, and WTF aluminum slab formwork is set.

Trenches are then dug, plumbing installed, and WTF aluminum slab formwork is set.

Once structural footings are dug, slab steel is installed in accordance with local code.

Once structural footings are dug, slab steel is installed in accordance with local code.

Once structural footings are dug, slab steel is installed in accordance with local code.

Once structural footings are dug, slab steel is installed in accordance with local code.

Concrete is then placed using local methods.

Concrete is then placed using local methods.

Concrete is then placed using local methods.

Concrete is then placed using local methods.

Wall steel is then tied in accordance with local building codes.

Wall steel is then tied in accordance with local building codes.

Wall steel is then tied in accordance with local building codes.

Wall steel is then tied in accordance with local building codes.

Electrical boxes and conduit are attached to the wall steel.

Electrical boxes and conduit are attached to the wall steel.

Rigid or flexible conduit may be used depending on local building codes.

Rigid or flexible conduit may be used depending on local building codes.

When constructing mass housing projects it is wise to prep slabs well in advance.

When constructing mass housing projects it is wise to prep slabs well in advance.

The WTF Formwork System can be cycled daily for very rapid construction.

The WTF Formwork System can be cycled daily for very rapid construction.

The beginning of the WTF formwork process normally starts in a corner or multiple corners depending on the number of workers.

The beginning of the WTF formwork process normally starts in a corner or multiple corners depending on the number of workers.

This process continues until all walls are erected.

This process continues until all walls are erected.

Once wall forms are set, decking can begin.

Once wall forms are set, decking can begin.

Decking like wall formwork is hand-set and begins in a corner.

Decking like wall formwork is hand-set and begins in a corner.

Upon completion of decking, steel and electrical components are installed in preparation of concrete placement.

Upon completion of decking, steel and electrical components are installed in preparation of concrete placement.

Upon completion of decking, steel and electrical components are installed in preparation of concrete placement.

Upon completion of decking, steel and electrical components are installed in preparation of concrete placement.

When all prep work is complete, concrete is placed monolithically in walls and deck.

When all prep work is complete, concrete is placed monolithically in walls and deck.

Concrete placement is normally completed using a boom pump but is dictated by local market equipment.

Concrete placement is normally completed using a boom pump but is dictated by local market equipment.

The method may vary according to what is commercially available. This can include trailer pumps, crane buckets, and even hand bucketing.

The method may vary according to what is commercially available. This can include trailer pumps, crane buckets, and even hand bucketing.

The WTF formwork is removed the very next day to begin the cycle again.

The WTF formwork is removed the very next day to begin the cycle again.

The WTF formwork is removed the very next day to begin the cycle again.

The WTF formwork is removed the very next day to begin the cycle again.

For multi-story structures scaffolding is then attached.

For multi-story structures scaffolding is then attached.

The scaffolding not only supports the weight of the workers but also supports the exterior wall forms.

The scaffolding not only supports the weight of the workers but also supports the exterior wall forms.

Steel is tied, forms set, and concrete placed repeating the daily cycle.

Steel is tied, forms set, and concrete placed repeating the daily cycle.

Steel is tied, forms set, and concrete placed repeating the daily cycle.

Steel is tied, forms set, and concrete placed repeating the daily cycle.

For markets with extreme climates, the WTF Formwork System easily incorporates insulation into the construction process.

For markets with extreme climates, the WTF Formwork System easily incorporates insulation into the construction process.

The expanded foam insulation is installed between formwork ties prior to setting exterior formwork.

The expanded foam insulation is installed between formwork ties prior to setting exterior formwork.

After concrete placement and curing, aluminum formwork is removed leaving foam insulation permanently bonded to the concrete.

After concrete placement and curing, aluminum formwork is removed leaving foam insulation permanently bonded to the concrete.

After concrete placement and curing, aluminum formwork is removed leaving foam insulation permanently bonded to the concrete.

After concrete placement and curing, aluminum formwork is removed leaving foam insulation permanently bonded to the concrete.

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