Removal of Formwork

Below is only a general guideline for removal of formwork and not to be followed without the approval of your structural consultant.
a) Removal of formwork from walls, columns and vertical surfaces – 24 hours

b) Removal of formwork from slabs while keeping the props – 4 days

c) Removal of formwork from beams while keeping the props – 7 days

d) Removal of props under slabs
1) Slab span upto 4.5m – 7days
2) Slab span above 4.5m – 14 days

e)Removal of props under beams
1) For beams upto 4.5 m – 14 days
2) For beams above 4.5m – 21 days

Please remember after removal of formwork, proper curing of concrete is really important.



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