Structural Propping and Needling

The RMDK Slim Shore light duty props are a trusted product which is ideal for many refurbishment applications, such as lateral restraint systems to unstable buildings, formation of structural openings (needling or needle supports), back propping and transfer of loads to enable safe column removal.
Slim Shore light duty props offer a high leg load to weight ratio; for example, using as a single prop can accommodate a maximum load of 120 to 150 kNs at 3 metres in prop length.
The Slim-Shore is primary used for form-work, based on the versatility of its strength to weight ratio and range of accessories they can be easily assembled with beams of various length, the props can be used for numerous temporary works applications.
With a comprehensive range of props and accessories, the temporary propping system can be assembled into:
Structural Propping & Needling Applications:

Light Duty Props used for a multitude of applications

  • Supporting structures for pre-loading or remedial works.
  • Needling wall supports when forming new openings.
  • Temporary propping for steelwork installation.
  • Facade retention / space frames.
  • Vertical and raking shores.
  • Wall form-work panels.
  • Excavation supports.
  • Bridge cantilever edge and deck form-work supports.
  • Spanning beams and trusses.
  • Back propping.

Hydra-Capsule Limited can also provide integrated hydraulic jacking systems for pre-loading, precise lifting or lowering of heavy structures and buildings, alternatively we can offer heavy duty props .

Applications for temporary propping

  • Structural Propping
  • Back-Propping
  • Propping and Needling
  • Façade Retention
  • Ground Excavation Supports
  • Propping and Jacking

For more details of the systems we provide. Please click on the below brochure links:

  • Structural Propping and Needling Systems – brochure link *

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