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 as well as for formwork uses

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

We can supply all necessary components as well as push pull props.

Talk to us today and request additional help and information about Formwork Soldiers.

Description Weight
0.09m Packer Unit 7.3
0.36m Soldier 11.9
0.54m Soldier 15.2
0.72m Soldier 18.7
0.90m Soldier 22.0
1.8m Soldier 38.8
2.7m Soldier 55.4
3.6m Soldier 72.2

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.

Typical Formwork Soldiers Applications 

Key Permissible Properties
Moment Capacity 42.5 kNM
Shear Capacity 216.5 kN
Axial Capacity (@ 4m) 232 kN
4no Bolted Joint - Moment 15.5 kNm
4no Bolted Joint - Tension 167 kN
6no Bolted Joint - Moment 20.5 kNm
6no Bolted Joint - Tension 275 kN
Key Selection Properties
Material Grade S355
Net Selection Area 2010.8mm2
Net Iyy 1851cm4
Net Izz 551.9cm4