Self-reacting carrousel moulds for tank elements
Longitudinally prestressed wall panels with a maximum length of 10m
The panels are post tensioned transversely after installation. The wall elements are made in moulds designed as carrousel beds.
Construx supplies a total of 5 moulds:
- 4 moulds for standard elements
- 1 mould for elements with post-tensioning fittings
Overall mould length 12,5m
Net mould length 10,5m
Element width 2,4m
Prestressing force per mould 300T
The angles of the side-forms are adjustable from 17° (tank with 11 panels, 7,7m diameter) to 2° (tank with 90 panels, 68,6m diameter).
Adjustment is done manually with four bolts per side.
Once adjusted, the supports can be opened and closed hydraulically with a hand pump.