Shuttering removal time of different structural members

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Shuttering removal time of different structural members

Shuttering is the set of forms required to keep the concrete in place until it sets. In case you want to know about shuttering and how it is provided ? Click on this link.

How shuttering is provided ? 

Shuttering removal time of different structural members is given below:

Shuttering removal time with ordinary Portland cement used

  • Beam sides, walls and columns required 2-3 days.
  • Slab sides required 3 days.
  • Complete slab shuttering should be removed after 10 days.
  • Beams removal of sheeting required 8 days.
  • Beams and arches complete removal of shuttering required 14 days.
  • If beams and arches are of span more than 6 meter, then shuttering removal time should be 21 days.

Shuttering removal time with Rapid hardening cement used

  • Beam sides, walls and columns required 2 days.
  • Slab sides required 3 days.
  • Complete slab shuttering should be removed after 5 days.
  • Beams removal of sheeting required 5 days.
  • Beams and arches complete removal of shuttering required 5 to 8 days.
  • If beams and arches are of span more than 6 meter, then shuttering removal time should be 8 to 10 days.
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