We'd like to compare the advantages and disadvantages of different building formwork systems from different views in table.
|Items||Plywood formwork||Steel formwork||Aluminium formwork||Remarks|
|Material||18 mm thickness plywood||5–6 mm thickness steel plate||4 mm thickness 6061 - T6/6082 - T6 aluminium alloy||light weight, high strength|
|Bearing capacity (kN/m2)||30||60||60|
|Early stripping formwork system||not use, three set of formwork and three set of supporting||employ, one set of formwork and three set of supporting||employ, one set of formwork and three set of supporting||efficient and convenient construction|
|Construction period||more than 10 days per floor||4–5 days per floor||4–5 days per floor|
|Cycle time||5||250||300||high reuse rate|
|Application||wall, column, beam||wall||wall, corner, beam, column, balcony, stairway, bay window, etc.||standard, versatile|
|Structure quality||rough surface||smooth surface, fair-faced||smooth surface, fair-faced||high project quality|
|Recycle value||low||middle||high||high recycling value|
|Lifting tower||don't need||need||don't need||simple operation|
Construction site of aluminium formwork system.