Climbing Formwork Captures the European Market

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Title: Climbing Formwork Captures the European Market

Author(s): Ernst Roeck

Publication: Concrete International

Volume: 4

Issue: 6

Appears on pages(s): 33-37

Keywords: concrete construction; cranes (hoists); formwork (construction); reinforced concrete; slip-form construction.

Date: 6/1/1982

Abstract:
Describes the development of this method in Europe, explaining the main differences between slip-forming and climbing formwork and the latter’s specific advantages. Examples are given both for sites using climbing and self-climbing formwork.