Props

A prop is a singular tube with a bottom and top base plate  with an adjusting thread to adjust to the correct height

We stock  two  different types of props ,light duty and heavy duty.  Heavy duty  props are used in  rib and block applications  ,shuttering and where decks are being laid.

Light duty  props are required where little   no weight  is being placed on the prop head.eg  a carport beam.

They compressed at a length of 1.8m and stretch to 3,3 metres.

 

 

 

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USEFUL  INFO

Always consult an engineer when laying the slab to determine how many props are needed.

Props can only hold  a certain amount of weight ,when they reach their limit they will collapse.

An acrow no 2 prop can withstand 27 kn of pressure before failure.

They are usually spaced  600mm apart however an engineer is required to confirm this.

 

 

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