Do’s and don’ts in Formwork Erection
A. Erect formwork, shoring, and bracing to achieve design requirements in accordance with requirements.
B. Provide bracing to ensure stability of formwork. Shore or strengthen formwork subject to overstressing by construction loads.
C. Arrange and assemble formwork to permit dismantling and stripping. Do not damage concrete during stripping. Permit removal of remaining principal shores.
D. Align joints and make watertight. Keep form joints to a minimum.
E. Obtain approval before framing openings in structural members that are not indicated on drawings.
F. Provide ¾ inch chamfer at all external corners.
G. Coordinate this part of work with other work that require attachment of components to formwork.
H. If formwork is placed after reinforcement resulting in insufficient concrete cover over reinforcement before proceeding, request instructions from Architect/Engineer.
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