Sliding Form Work

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Title: Sliding Form Work

Author(s): L. Boyd Mercer

Publication: Journal Proceedings

Volume: 29

Issue:

Appears on pages(s): 201-240

Keywords: none

Date: 1/1/1933

Abstract:
to A practical description of the procedure and pitfalls be met in the construction and operation of sliding forms. Various types of ja cks and the methods for con- necting through them to the formwork and operating platform are described in detail. Organization of labor and plant are discussed and while outlining the econo- mies of this method of construction the report stresses the need for considering sliding forms as a flexible machine ca supervisor. T able of presenting many worries for the factors he report concludes with a survey of prac- which must receive consideration when design ing concrete work for construction with sliding