Our Slimshore Formwork Soldiers come in a complete range of sizes and are often utilised for propping & needling as well as for formwork.

Formwork equipment like soldiers & propping soldiers are also known as:

  • Superslims
  • Slimshore
  • Slimlite
  • Strongbacks
  • Support props

Formwork soldiers are typically used for:

  • Needling
  • Pinning
  • Formwork
  • Propping facade retention & basement support

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Choose From 8 Sizes

0.09m Packer Unit7.3
0.36m Soldier11.9
0.54m Soldier15.2
0.72m Soldier18.7
0.90m Soldier22.0
1.8m Soldier38.8
2.7m Soldier55.4
3.6m Soldier72.2

Formwork Soldiers can be connected end to end using a 4no. or 6no. M16x40 Bolted joint, depending on the required strength. The soldiers can be used as Prop units, Raking shores, Needle Beams and more.

Formwork soldiers

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Formwork Soldier diagram

Key Permissible Properties
Moment Capacity42.5 kNm
Shear Capacity216.5 kN
Axial Capacity (@ 4m)232 kN
4no Bolted Joint – Moment15.5 kNm
4no Bolted Joint – Tension167 kN
6no Bolted Joint – Moment20.5 kNm
6no Bolted Joint – Tension275 kN
Key Section Properties
Material GradeS355
Net Selection Area2010.8 mm2
Net Iyy1851 cm4
Net Izz551.9 cm4

Typical Formwork Soldiers Applications 

formwork soldiers application

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