The Climbing System Increases
The climbing system increases is one of the most important solutions for the world of vertical building construction since it is the one that allows the formwork panels to be assembled and disassembled, with the great advantage of not needing to rest on the ground. And why does not needing to lean on the ground mean higher productivity for a construction site? Before going into the subject, let us remember that the first climbing systems involved using a platform structure that did not have a direct connection with the formwork; that is, to raise it, it was necessary to raise and lower the panels and materials in each climbs.
This traditional process required more crane times and man-hours to assemble and disassemble the set of panels joined together. Currently, thanks to the industrialization of the construction sector, today we can count on climbing systems where the framing and the scaffolding form a set that integrates a security system with platforms and bodyguards, allowing the safe movement of shipowners. The climbing scaffold receives and supports the weight of the aluminum panels, which are placed with guide bases and a scissor tensioner, which guarantee that the forms are ready according to the desired architectural design to proceed with the concrete filling. This system optimizes many processes, allowing the builder to save money and setbacks, increasing productivity on site.
1) Reduction in Labor
Thanks to the simple technique and the reduced number of components of this platform, it is sufficient to have technical personnel on-site to ensure correct installation, in addition to the operating personnel in charge of the installation. In the same way, although special training is carried out for the use of the system, it is not necessary for the profile of the workers to be specialized or have technical knowledge, because as the work progresses, they will see how practical and fast the system is with simple actions how to loosen the paneling from the wall and anchor the system to the previously assembled panels.
2) Equipment Reuse
Because the panels are made of steel, they do not suffer considerable damage during use in construction. This means that it can be reused many times and saves on materials and maintenance.
3) Greater Safety At Heights
One of the most common accidents in the construction world is the fall of personnel from heights. For this reason, having a climbing system can save setbacks and labor inconveniences, thanks to the integration of bodyguards and catwalks that facilitate the movement of workers at great heights.
4) Better Quality In The Finishes Of The Walls
Some of these systems are so optimized that they avoid the realization of many patches. This is thanks to the fact that they use less quantity of ties, allowing to give a better final finish. Undoubtedly, the climbing system brings with it many advantages when building, and although at present, it is not the most popular system in Colombia, it has increasingly been incorporated into construction processes, facilitating and increasing the efficiency and safety of work at heights.