Barton International

Steel Formwork



Steel formwork is metalwork mainly used within the civil engineering and construction industry. Utilising a wide range of metal fabrication techniques, including metal stamping, bending, extrusion and welding, with products assembled into structures (formwork).

Steel formwork can be used for temporary or permanent moulds, into which concrete or similar materials are poured. In the context of concrete construction, the falsework supports the shuttering mould.

There are many advantages to use steel formwork within civil engineering, construction of transport infrastructure or buildings.

  • Steel formwork is a long-term durable solution for concrete construction.
  • Steel is more expensive when compared to other solutions but its more economical long-term.
  • Superior durability, able to stand very heavy loads, ideal for large scale projects.
  • Excellent versatility, used for foundations, tieless column solutions, cap formwork, and bridge columns for a range of market sectors.
  • Clean flush concrete finish, which reduces overall/additional onsite labour.

Steel in non-porous or absorbent, which aids the concrete curing process.

Mobra chamber mounting arm short - Barton International

Technical & Project Support

Barton International calls upon the combined experience of Midlands based manufacturing as well as utilising global, low-cost partners. Supplying medium to high volume precision manufactured products. Utilising a diverse range of metal fabrication, metal forging, metal formwork, metal casting, rubber and foam conversion and plastic moulding manufacturing techniques.

Your valued enquiry will be managed by a designated Project Manager, who will offer technical support and full collaboration throughout your project. With on-site support if required, advising the best product solution to suit your application. Barton International have a wealth of manufacturing knowledge and offer CAD support, ensuring cost competitive quotation.

The next phase would be tooling and product testing, supporting our customers with fast-efficient tooling and precision manufactured samples. Upon sample approval Barton International will support with our partners medium to high volume production, with full assembly available within the UK if required.


Years trading
Established in 1898


Parts supplied
per annum




British owned
and managed



An established and fully sustainable supply chain network formed over the past 100 years with a rich history, based at the very heart of the United Kingdom.

Our service doesn’t stop when a project has been awarded, it is just the beginning. With warehousing and logistics managed by your designated Account Manager, ensuring that parts are delivered OTIF and to schedule. With tailored packaging available to suit your on-site requirements ensuring efficient product handling.

Quality you can trust, accredited with ISO9001. With quality inspections at factory base and on- site at Barton International. Ensuring product durability and optimal high performance within product application.  

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