To achieve high-quality concrete structures which stand the test of time, it’s important to use the proper tools. At South East Formwork Ltd, our formwork contractors and basement builders use a variety of tools to ensure exceptional standards on each job. Read on to learn about some of the equipment we use for our basement construction processes, including excavation, drainage, reinforcement, formwork, concrete installations, and other relevant services.
Used to level the ground before laying concrete.
Used to ensure the surface is level before pouring concrete and to check that poured concrete is level and the right height.
Mix concrete to the right consistency. Truck mixers are used for larger projects while portable mixers are ideal for smaller concrete requirements.
For compacting and settling concrete. This tool also removes any air bubbles.
Used to push and pull laid concrete into place. The long handle allows effective levelling from a distance.
Our formwork contractors in Wimbledon construct temporary moulds to create various reinforced concrete structures, such as columns and beams. Materials used include steel, aluminium and special plastics.
Any reputable person working with concrete, from basement builders to civil engineers, will use finishing tools to get concrete surfaces exactly as they need to be.
South East Formwork Ltd works to the specifications of each job to deliver the ideal finish, whether undertaking basement construction or building retaining walls.
Help level and compact the concrete by tamping across the surface.
Used to further level and smooth the surface.
Used to create patterned grooves in concrete surfaces. This is popular for high-traffic areas to prevent skidding and slipping. It is also common in agricultural settings.
Create rounded concrete edges to help prevent chipping or flaking.
Our formwork contractors and basement builders in the Wimbledon area use specialist tools to test the structural integrity of concrete, ensuring concrete has suitable strength and durability for its intended purpose. This is important for standard and reinforced concrete.
Detects moisture up to 1 inch deep to see if there is excess moisture in the concrete.
Used to determine humidity and temperature to ensure optimal drying conditions.
Other tools commonly used for concrete excavations, drainage, reinforcement, formwork, concrete installations, and other basement construction applications include: