Our Slimshore Formwork Soldiers (also known as “Strongbacks”) come in a complete range of sizes, and as the lite system is very strong and robust it is often utilised for propping & needling as well as for formwork uses.

We can supply all necessary components as well as push pull props and the Frami Formwork Panel System as an alternative.

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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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

Typical Formwork Soldiers Applications 

formwork soldiers application

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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

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