- Oct 25, 2017 -
Part one :Introduce of Aluminum formwork
The Aluminium formwork born in the United States in 1962 has been widely used nowadays for global concrete structure in developed countries such as America and Canada newly industrialized countries such as Mexico, Brazil, Malaysia, South Korea and India after 50 years of development. Aluminium Formwork can be used more times compared with the traditional formwork. It is light with the average wight of 23 - 27 kg/m2, convenient to use and easy to install, thus saving the labor cost and shortening the working period. Meanwhile it makes the concrete surface flat smooth basically reaching the demand of veneer and water coagulation, which greatly improves the project quality.
Part two : Advantage of Aluminum formwork
Antai Formwork can be used more than 300 times so ROI is maximised with multiple projects.
Average weight is only 23 - 27 kg M2 so no heavy lifting or cranes are required.
Simple to use
Can be assembled with non-skilled labour with simple training and no special tools required.
Fast build cycles
Typical cycle time of 1 floor every 4-5 days or 1 single storey house a day are achieved with Antai Formwork solutions.
Aluminium formwork is 100% recyclable at the end of its usability.
Reduce site rubbish
Constant reuse keeps the construction clean, safe and tidy.
Antai design team are highly experienced in designing formwork solutions for multiple types of building and applications.
Strength & Stability
High load bearing capacity of up to 60 KN per M2 when assembled.
Achieves a high quality finish after formwork removal with only minimum "skim" coat required and no heavy plastering.
Low carbon emissions
Reduce building costs
Substantial direct and indirect building cost reduction is achieved with Antai aluminium formwork solutions.
Part three : Technical Specifications
FUJIAN ZHANGZHOU ANTAI ALUMINIUM CO.,LTD.
Grade of Aluminum
Weight per Sq.meter
Welding (Robotic /Manual)
Extrusions L shape to 300mm
Load Rating (kg/sq.m)
Triangle strengthens piece
Wall Ties in Beams
Re-usable or one-off
Waller Material used
50mm*50mm*2.3mm(hollow section steel square pipe)
Ledger special for Junction of Wall& Slab
More than 300times
70% to 80% standard panel
Speed of work
Aluminum with cover
Hardwares(Pins wedges/Pin lock/Pin Clamps)
Steel with galvanized 35#/45#
Bushing for pin holes
Due to the side rail profile design , not necessary
Data of Aluminum formwork
Aluminum A6061-T6, thickness 4mm
Extrusion /Dual-robots welding /assemble Technology
Formwork/Supporting/Fastening /Accessories System
Wall Panel Size
Slab Panel Size
Walls • Floor slabs • Columns & Beams • Stairs • Balconies .Door and window openings are also incorporated
Part four : Comparison
Aluminum Formwork, Timber Formwork and Steel Formwork are commonly used in construction sites.Aluminum Formwork perhaps is the most selected formwork system which widely benefits contractors and other stakeholders.
18mm Film Faced Plywood
Quality of Concrete Surface
Recycle 30 times cost
Recycle 60 times cost
Recycle 90 times cost
Part five : Components of Aluminum formwork
The Slab panel will be used to support the concrete weight during concrete
soffit Panel will be used to cover the
Used to joint the beams together middle beam and/or end beam, the pipe support will be placed under the prop head
Middle beam (MB)
Used to joint the prop heads , the middle beam supports the slab panels
End beam (EB)
Used to joint the prop head and slab
connection between Wall panel &
Connection between Wall panel& Slab panel (inside)
connection between Wall panel&
Used to joint the prop heads with the
Special prop head
Used to joint the beams together(Middle beam and/or End beam), this special
Used to joint panels together around
Wedge & Round pin
The round pin and wedge pin will be
Wedge & Long pin
The Long pin and Wedge pin will be used to fix the Joint pin with the prop head and beams (Middle beam or End beam)together
Wall platform , Slab platform
As a substitute of a scaffolding system, these wall platform , slab platform and elevator platform will be fixed on the concrete .(Wall/Slab/Elevator) and used aas working platform for workers.
The Flat tie is used to joint the wall panel to the opposite side's wall panel. Depending on the wall panel's height , the number of flat tie used will vary
Made of PVC material , the PVC sleeve will be installed between the Wall panel and the opposite side's wall panel . The flat tie will be inserted inside this item in order to protect the flat tie to be casted within the
The pipe support is used to support the weight of the slab during concrete pouriing and casting . it will remain under the prop head until 2 levels of casting
The Waller-bracket and Square pipe are used to allow the horizontal straightness of wall panels and a flat wall surface (especially at the bottom) after concrete casting
This set of accessories will be used as an embedded anchor in order to fix panels on the concret surface during its installation
This accessory will be used as an embedded anchor in order to fix the Bracket on the concrete surface during its installation
Setting process of Aluminum formwork
Standard aluminum construction process:
Wall formwork → beam formwork → staircase formwork → formwork acceptance → concrete pouring → quality acceptance → demolition of the mold (first installed after the demolition) → transported to the next layer of construction.
Wall Panel Positioning
Beam Panel setup
Stari and elev-pit setup
Slab panel setup
Completion of slab panel setup
Installation of electrical , plumbing
Step of make Aluminum formwork
Aluminum formwork system construction preparation process is as follows:
The drawings completed→ drawings audit by the aluminum formwork technical engineers, offer → contract content confirmed, signed a contract → technical engineers design with mold designs (formwork assembly designs) → produciton according to the drawings → pre-assembled in factory → inspection qualified → delivery to construction site → working site construction.
(1) Standard production period of aluminum formwork from the deepening drawing design to trial assembly need 60 days;
(2) The drawings and plans provided to the aluminum formwork factory include: architectural drawings, structural drawings, decoration plans, hydropower plans, outer racks, laying holes etc .; drawings should be issued by the project department and have issued recording;
(3) After completion of the deepen drawing, the aluminum formwork factory should send the drawings to the project department, design department, wall panel factory, General contractor etc., the project department is responsible for organizing each department participate in the joint audit confirmation;
(4) After trial assembly aluminum formwork , the project department, the general contractor, the supervision and the engineering and technical department shall confirm the aluminum formwork node, the fastening system, the size deviation, the window (beam and wall) pressure groove etc.. If there have problem should email to related personnel;
(5) Aluminum formwork factory establish their own serial number coding map and number for each part of formwork ;
(6) The transfer of the aluminum formwork must be handled for three parties, the aluminum formwork transfer data: Die drawing, aluminum formwork serial number coding map, aluminum formwork fastening system drawing , aluminum formwork, three parties signed the receiving report, aluminum formwork construction technique hand-over.
(7) The first three floors of aluminum formwork must be carried out aluminum formwork precision inspection by third party before pouring concrete, aluminum formwork comprehensive accuracy are not less than 90%, single not less than 80%.
Time schedule of make
Joint discussion of drawing
project department, design department, General contractor
Provide full set of project drawings to Aluminum formwork factory
architectural drawings, structural drawings, decoration plans, hydropower plans, outer racks, laying holes etc .
Die Structure Drawing &adjustment
Depend on the place
Applications of Aluminum Formwork
Aluminum system formwork is applicable for a wide variety of building constructions for instance, Commercial/mall, Office Tower, Residential, Resort and Hotel, Health and Education, and Transportation.It is highly recommended when projects are:
Mass construction: constructing numbers of identical resort house;
High rise: office or hotel tower
Facing limited construction time
Aluminum Formwork for Housing Building
Aluminum Form Work for High-rise Building
Aluminum Formwork for Public Building
AL formwork system in Joint-row Villa
Antai, established in 2006, is an innovative Aluminium systems provider. Since 2009, we have been specializing in providing Aluminium systems to worldwide customers. With extensive experience of big projects in this industry, strong R&D and innovative team, Antai Aluminium solutions have became more and more popular because of easy to use and reliable quality.
Based on the high-standard production concept with rigorous requirements, the company has been a professional and reliable eco-friendly Aluminium solutions provider for more than 30 countries and regions worldwide. According to CIER, Antai annual export value has risen to TOP3 in the Aluminium mounting industry in 2016. And relying on strong technical force, scientific management system, and ISO9001:2000 quality system, Antai is continuously improving the product, and focusing on supplying sustainable recycling green solutions for the construction industry.
Aluminum formwork system business focuses on the production, sales and leasing construction, providing aluminum formwork system and the corresponding supporting materials for all types and sizes of commercial & residential buildings. Based on the enormous natural advantages of aluminum, Antai aluminum formwork solutions are widely recognized by customers worldwide for its professional design, reliable quality, easy to operate and strict QC system. Our vision is to lead the green building industry, helping more construction enterprises save costs and promote efficiency.
It owns two factories located in Zhangzhou City, one of which is the new factory under construction covering an area of 200,000 square meters and a building area of 80,000 square meters.
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Fujian Zhangzhou Antai Aluminium Co., Ltd
Tel: 00 86 (0)592-5207595
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