- Raking shoring.
- Flying shoring.
- Dead shoring.
What is the purpose of shoring?
Shoring is the process of temporarily supporting a building, vessel, structure, or trench with shores (props) when in danger of collapse or during repairs or alterations. Shoring comes from shore, a timber or metal prop. Shoring may be vertical, angled, or horizontal.
What are examples of shoring?
- Soldier Pile and Lagging.
- Pressure / Chemical Grouting.
- Soil Nails and ShotCrete.
- Hydraulic Shoring.
- Pneumatic Shoring.
- A choice of Timber or Aluminium materials.
How do you shore up a building?
Raking shoring involves placing timber beams (rakers) against the building or structure that's being supported. These beams are then driven into the ground at an angle of around 60-70 degrees. You can enhance support with steel wall plates.
What is the most common type of shoring?
One of the most common shoring techniques used today is called H or I-Beam shoring. Another name for this process is soldier pile wall shoring. With this method, prefabricated steel H or I sections are driven or slid and vibrated into holes in the ground.
What is shoring in construction industry?
The process of supporting a building, structure, or trench with shores (temporary buttresses) when in danger of collapse or during repairs or alterations or for the excavation as required for new structures. Shoring is typically a timber or metal prop.