horizontal shoring

horizontal shoring

1. Adjustable span members, of either the beam or truss type; used to support concrete forms over relatively long spans, thereby reducing the number of vertical supports.
2. A number of horizontal shores acting collectively.
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Shoring can include steel or timber beams, girders, columns, piles and foundations, and any proprietary equipment including modular shoring frames, post shores, and horizontal shoring. Shoring is also known as falsework.
Types of Loads According to Weight of Material or Equipment [1] Item Type load Building material, Value equipment a Weight of the lumber in panels 7500 N/[m.sup.3] formwork itself and the lumber in shoring 6000 N/[m.sup.3] scaffold elements plywood 8500 N/[m.sup.3] b Weight of normal weight plain 24000 N/[m.sup.3] fresh (heavy) concrete concrete reinforced25000 N/[m.sup.3] lightweight 7000-19000N/[m.sup.3] concrete :c Uniform panel design 2500 N/[m.sup.2] distributed load of horizontal shoring 1500 N/[m.sup.2] runways for (joists) of panels concrete transport and vertical shoring 1000 N/[m.sup.2] impact loads elements (e.g.