The second of two machines designed and manufactured by Special Formwork to construct a very large sea wall.
The Formwork and traveller were manufactured and trial assembled and fully tested at our works saving valuable time on site. The formwork was shipped in large pre-assembled pieces in a series of wide loads again saving time on site and crane waiting time.
The Formwork and access is suspended from a traveller which is propelled using hydraulic motors and is mounted on wheels which travel on railway track. The formwork comprises of Four panels which can be opened hydraulically and raised so the whole assembly can travel to its next position without the need for disassembly.
The structure can quickly be adjusted by wireless remote control enabling operation from a safe position using hydraulic rams. The legs can be raised and lowered independently, as pairs or all together. The Stop ends can be individually lifted and the whole formwork can be moved crossways for alignment.
The main contractors are KierBAM JV.