Many of our customers at TNN Engineering in Brisbane traditionally hired manhole forms and are now saving money by investing in formwork!
Most businesses that use manhole forms use them repeatedly, and you may be surprised to find out that it makes financial sense to buy manhole forms rather than hire them.
The ROI on buying manhole forms when comparing with the cost of hiring can be very high, you can
in fact pay off a manhole form in just a few pours.
Please use our payback calculator below to see how quickly you can pay for your manhole form and calculate the % return on your investment. Consider the money you could save over the life of the
form work. If you decide that manhole form hire does not make financial sense, please engage us to
construct standard or custom formwork for your business.
Prices for our manhole forms start at $1,330 + GST. For this price you can expect to obtain a manhole form that has the following features:-
|Engineer certified and compliant to AS/NZS 1170.0-1; AS4100; AS3610 (Standard range of|
|||50x8mm precision laser cut ribs for round accurate forms|
|||3mm laser quality smooth steel plate skins. Allows for easier stripping and a high-quality surface finish|
|||1 Tonne rotating lifting points on each panel|
|||Size identification plates and your company name tag for identification|
|||Standard 1500 high.|
|||Bolting holes on top and bottom flanges to allow stacking and multiple lifts.|
|||Symmetrical inner and outer panels to allow for extended manholes|
|||Standard sizes from 900-4800 diameter|
|||Prices start from 1,330 + GST|
Below is a list of advantages of buying rather than hiring manhole forms:-
Fast ROI and better overall profitability in the long run.
Ability to purchase a manhole form to fit perfectly to project specifications and measurements – can be useful to both commercial and industrial projects. Optimise the amount of concrete you need for the pour.
Buying offers the ability to customise your manhole form rather than succumb to the generic hire measurements and design. Purchase forms that suit processes and work practices.
Avoid hire company penalty charges and arguments over damaged or dirty forms. You decide the serviceable condition of your forms.
Purchasing new manhole forms allows the customer to know the service history of their forms and be confident of the quality of the final poured concrete product.
No work delays waiting for your hired manhole form, your equipment is your responsibility and ready on site when you need it.
Less administration time having to deal with booking, co-ordinating and paying for form work hire.
Below is a list of advantages of hiring rather than buying manhole forms:-
No need to store your manhole forms when not in use.
If it is a one-off use, then best option is to hire manhole forms if that size is available to hire.
Hiring means someone else has the responsibility to deliver manhole forms to your work site.
Single hire cost (e.g. one week only) allows for multiple pours and can be cost-effective if you can setup and pour with minimal wait time.
There can be increased safety due to the hire company having insurance and safety regulations that cover the use and transportation of the forms.
If you decide that at this stage manhole form hire is best for you, please do remember TNN Engineering should you require any custom formwork in the future.
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