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AS 3610.1-2010

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Formwork for concrete, Part 1: Documentation and surface finish

Sets out the requirements for the documentation, evaluation of the formed concrete surface, fabrication, erection and, where applicable, removal of formwork for cast in situ concrete, as well as the requirements for falsework that supports permanent forms.
Published: 02/02/2010
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Table of contents
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Table of contents
About this publication
1 General
1.1 Scope
1.2 Application
1.3 Normative references
1.4 Alternative concepts and materials
1.5 Definitions
2 Documentation
2.1 Scope of Section
2.2 Project documentation
2.2.1 General
2.2.2 Documentation
2.3 Construction documentation
2.3.1 General
2.3.2 Documentation
2.4 Formwork documentation
2.4.1 General
2.4.2 Documentation
2.5 Proprietary documentation
2.5.1 General
2.5.2 Documentation
3 Surface finish and colour control
3.1 Scope of section
3.2 Classes of surface finish and colour control
3.2.1 General
3.2.2 Notation
3.3 Physical quality
3.3.1 General
3.3.2 Project documentation requirements for surface finish
3.3.3 Tolerances General Measurement Critical face
3.3.4 Acceptable quality of surface finish
3.3.5 Precast concrete elements General Tolerance classification for precast concrete Tolerance values
3.4 Colour control of surfaces to remain untreated
3.4.1 General
3.4.2 Concrete colour
3.4.3 Range of tonal variations
3.4.4 Acceptable tonal range
3.5 Test panels
3.5.1 General
3.5.2 Details Precast concrete Cast in situ concrete
3.5.3 Evaluation
4 Construction
4.1 Scope of section
4.2 Application of section
4.3 General requirements
4.3.1 General
4.3.2 Stages of construction
4.3.3 Access and edge protection Access Edge protection Omission of edge protection
4.3.4 Components
4.3.5 Materials
4.3.6 Unidentified components and materials
4.4 Formwork construction—In situ concrete
4.4.1 Stage I of construction—Formwork erection General Foundations Footings Stability Deviation indicators Forms
4.4.2 Stage I of construction—Formwork inspection General Formwork documentation Inspection during erection Inspection of formwork prior to placement of concrete Non-compliance
4.4.3 Stage II of construction—Concrete placement Safety considerations Surface finish
4.4.4 Stage III of construction—After placement of concrete and formwork stripping Construction loads Stripping times Stripping procedures
4.4.5 Multistorey supports General Reshoring
5 Evaluation of completed work and repairs
5.1 Scope of section
5.2 Physical quality
5.2.1 Surface appearance
5.2.2 Measurable deviations
5.3 Physical quality of precast concrete
5.3.1 Sequence
5.3.2 Procedures
5.4 Colour evaluation
5.5 Repairs
5.5.1 General
5.5.2 Repair technique
5.5.3 Evaluation
Appendix A
A1 General
A2 Blowhole evaluation photographs
A3 Colour evaluation chart
Appendix B
B1 Scope
B2 Vertical face formwork
B3 Slab or beam soffit forms between undisturbed supports
B4 Removal of formwork from under-slabs not supporting structures above
Cited references in this standard
Scaffolding, Part 6: Metal tube-and-coupler scaffolding — Deemed to comply with AS/NZS 1576.3
Scaffolding, Part 1: General requirements
[Available Superseded]
Scaffolding, Part 3: Prefabricated and tube-and-coupler scaffolding
Fixed platforms, walkways, stairways and ladders — Design, construction and installation
Portable ladders, Part 1: Metal
Content history
DR 08167