Frequently Asked Question

According to the frequently asked question, we list the question and answer that you might care about.

Enterprise

How could I become your agents?

GETO attaches great importance to the development of the global market. We also welcome product agents who have the strength and willingness. Please contact us for more details.

Whether your products have relevant certificates?

Our products have ISO 9001:2015 quality management system certificate, ISO 14001:2015 environmental management system certificate, ISO 45001:2018 occupational health and safety management system certificate and other qualifications, we can provide relevant certificates.


How does GETO ensure product quality? What are the specific measures?

Our company carries out the quality management requirement of the group company. We ensure the quality of raw materials at the source, record the whole production process, and establish the reward and punishment institution to ensure product quality.

How about GETO’s storage and turnover capacity? If our order quantity is very large in the short term, how can you deliver the goods on time and in quantity?

GETO has 9 production bases in total, and just our eastern China production base has 5 production lines with a monthly output of 240,000 square meters. It prioritizes overseas projects and guarantees the delivery date of contracts. Meanwhile, overseas projects would arrage the most nearest production base to shorten the delivery time.


Has GETO done any projects overseas?

GETO currently has done projects in over 30 countries around the world.

Is GETO a factory or a trading company?

GETO is a listed company specializing in production, sales,trade and service of aluminum formwork and self climbing platform.

Aluminum formwork

How many times the aluminium formwork is reused that it will cost less than wooden formwork?

Aluminum formwork are used in buildings which standard floors are more than 20 floors that the overall cost is lower.

What is the labor cost comparison between aluminum formwork and wooden formwork?

Using aluminum formwork can save about 35% labor cost comparing with wooden formwork.

Does it need the experienced aluminum formwork installed workers?

Aluminum formwork is a standardized product and can be installed according to the drawings. And each panels has its own number that workers can find the related panels easily. It just need a simple explanation for workers before installation.

Will the concrete pile up on the formwork after the formwork is used for many times?

If the operation is carried out with construction standards, the demoulding agent is used with the provisions, and we will do a simple cleaning after each panel is used, this situation will not occur.

Does it need post-processing of the water and electricity pressure slots to use aluminum formwork?

No, we can make pressure slots on the formwork according to your water and electricity drawings to reduce the workload of secondary construction.

How do you deal with the stairs?

The staircase is also a whole moulding. In the pouring process, it can separate a few times to cast by opening a hole or opening part of the stair cover panels to make the higher quality of staircase molding.

What is the supply steps and lead time of self climbing platform?

Normally, for 40 machine positions, it takes 10 days for deepening design, 35 days for production, 7 days for transportation, loading and clearance of goods, a total of about 52 days. The shipping time is determined according to different ports and shipping company’s shipping schedule.

What is the spacing between the self climbing platform and the construction structure?

The standard spacing is 400mm.

Can the GETO self climbing platform lift in more than two zones?

Yes, we adapt electric hoist self climbing platform which only needs to divide into 1-2 zones to lift.

I bought the aluminum formwork from other companies, can I use your self climbing platform?

No problem. In the deepening design stage, our technical team will contact with your aluminum formwork supplier to ensure that the two systems can be used together.

Using GETO self climbing platform, can I decorate the facade during the climbing process?

Yes.

What is the lifting speed of the self climbing platform?

Lift 12cm in one minute.

How about the effect of the concrete surface made with aluminum formwork?

After dismantling the aluminum formwork, it can achieve the effect of fair-faced concrete. The wall is smooth, the vertical flatness is 3mm-5mm, and there is no need to plaster.

Will there be aluminium formwork deformation or burst?

If you install with the construction standard, workers do not dismantle the formwork violently, there will not occur the situation of formwork deformation and burst. Before casting concrete, workers must check the reinforcement device.

What is the thickness of GETO aluminium formwork?

Generally, it is 4mm, the link part is 6-8mm.

What is the law material of GETO aluminium formwork?

Aluminium alloy 6061-T6.

What is the average weight of GETO aluminium formwork?

It is 60KN/㎡.

What are the dimensions of the aluminium forwork?

Aluminum formwork is a customized product. The maximum width of a single panel is 600mm, the minimum is 50mm, the maximum height is 2.4m, and the hole spacing standard is a multiple of 50mm.

How many times does the GETO aluminium formwork can be used?

The official figure is 300 times, and according to GETO’s experience, it can be used about 200 times.

What kind of project is suitable for using aluminum formwork?

Aluminum formwork is a new material to replace the traditional formwork. It is suitable for all kinds of ordinary houses, villas, high-rise office buildings and a series of modern buildings. As long as the standard floor is more than 20 floors, we recommended you to use aluminum formwork that the overall cost is lower.

What structural parts of buildings can GETO aluminium formwork be used in?

GETO would customize the aluminum formwork according to the special structures of different building projects, and mould all structures in the building at one time, including: wall, column, beam, roof, staircase, balcony, door frame, window and various structural pressure slots.

What are the priorities for using aluminum formwork?

Construction efficiency and average cost.

Can some large size column structures use GETO aluminum formwork?

Yes, the tie rod system will be used for columns over 1.2m.

Can GETO aluminum formwork be used with aluminum formwork of other brands?

As long as your aluminum formwork belongs to the type of 65mm or 63.5mm edge banding height, it can be used with GETO aluminum formwork. Before the transaction, we will arrange the deepening design engineer to see your existing aluminum panels, to assist you to maximize the use of the existing aluminum panels, to provide you with customized aluminum formwork design service.

Can GETO aluminum formwork be used with wooden formwork?

Yes, GETO can provide a full set of aluminum formwork system, all strutures of the whole project can use aluminum formwork. However, in some special parts, where the use of formwork is rare, we recommend using wooden formwork. The combination of aluminum and wood can save your cost.

Can GETO aluminum formwork be used with prefabrication?

Yes, aluminum formwork can be combined with prefabrication. GETO would offer design plans according to the project.

Formwork accessory

What kind of aluminum formwork accessory systems do you have?

Fromwork system, support system, reinforcement system, accessory system.


How many sets of props does it need?

Generally, aluminum formwork average construction speed is 4-5 days each floor, it needs 2 sets of props. If the construction speed is faster, three sets of props are recommended.


Does GETO provide embedded flat tie?

GETO can provide embedded flat tie and reusable flat tie. According to the project needs and your preferences, you can choose which one to use. For example, the wall thickness which is less than 350mm can use reusable flat tie, which is more than 350mm is more suitable for a embedded falt tie. If there is a waterproof requirement, embedded flat tie will be recommended.


How do you deal with the water and electricity box?

With the same treatment as the traditional wooden formwork, the pipeline wire box is embedded and bound to the steel bar, or punched in the formwork fixed.

Inquiry

What are the terms and methods of payment?

We support the payment methods of telegraphic transfer or letter of credit. The payment terms are 30% deposit within 7 days after signing the contract and 70% balance before delivery.


How can you guarantee the security of the remittance?

Our receiving account is Chinese state-owned bank with endorsement of Chinese government and official qualification guarantee to ensure safe transaction.

How much is the aluminum formwork?

We provide the quotation according to the project drawings, you can contact us for inquiry.

After purchasing the aluminum formwork, do I need to purchase additional accessories?

The quotation includes the accessories required for construction and the tools used for construction, and the iron accessories which are easy to wear will be added according to a certain loss proportion, such as pins, wedges, flat ties and tie sleeves, etc. However, customers need to prepare the demoulding agent used in the installation process.


Can I only buy some standard plates?

Of course, please contact us with your specification and quantity so that we can offer you the best price.


Could you provide samples?

We can provide the sample required by customers, please contact us.

Self climbing platform

What is the spacing between the self climbing platform and the construction structure?

The standard spacing is 400mm.


Can the GETO self climbing platform lift in more than two zones?

Yes, we adapt electric hoist self climbing platform which only needs to divide into 1-2 zones to lift.


I bought the aluminum formwork from other companies, can I use your self climbing platform?

No problem. In the deepening design stage, our technical team will contact with your aluminum formwork supplier to ensure that the two systems can be used together.


Using GETO self climbing platform, can I decorate the facade during the climbing process?

Yes.


What is the lifting speed of the self climbing platform?

Lift 12cm in one minute.

What is the supply steps and lead time of self climbing platform?

Normally, for 40 machine positions, it takes 10 days for deepening design, 35 days for production, 7 days for transportation, loading and clearance of goods, a total of about 52 days. The shipping time is determined according to different ports and shipping company’s shipping schedule.

How to ensure safety when workers use the self climbing platform in some frequent thunderstorms areas?

The GETO self climbing platform has lightening protection system and electric control system. Lightning protection system: on the top layer of the self climbing platform, a lightning rod is installed. Inside the frame, frame and structural equipotential line connect to the grounding wire connecting to the floor. Electric control system: all electric control wires are installed in the trough to prevent rainwater soak.


How to judge the service life of the self climbing platform?

It can be judged from 4 parts: frame system, electric control system, attachment support system, lifting system. Frame system: the deformation degree of the walkway plate, protection net and poling is in a reasonable range after the removal, and the screw thread can continue to be used after the removal of the screws. Electrical control system: the main control box operates normally, and the readings of the sub-control box are normal; Wires and plugs are free from moisture and damage. Attached support system: double torsion spring and swing needle tension spring are not deformed; Top supporter, splint, swing needle are normal. Lifting system: electric hoist is normal, no damage to the chain; The upper and lower hangers have no cracking phenomenon and the bending degree is in a reasonable range. The load sensor has no longitudinal bending and the figures display functon is sensitive.


How many specifications of the protective net?

7 main specifications: 2500mm, 2000mm, 1500mm, 1000mm, 700mm, 600mm, 500mm, protective net height is 1500mm.

GETO self climbing platform is used in electric hoist system or hydraulic system?

The lifting system of GETO self climbing platform is electric hoist. There is a master control box to control the lifting stability of the frame. Its convenience and safety are better than those of hydraulic system.

Service

Will there be the situation that the formwork cannot be installed after arriving at the site?

Our design system is GETO-BIM automatic modulation software with the function of automatic check erection error to ensure 100% accuracy rate. At the same time, we can pre-assembly in the factory before delivery to ensure that each piece of formwork can be used normally. If the formwork can’t be installed on site, we will check the process of design and production immediately. If there is any mistake, we will immediately reissue related materials to you and provide a alternative plan.

How to guide customers to erect during the COVID-19 pandemic?

We offer online instruction by professional project supervisor.


Can you provide technical guidance after purchasing the product?

We can provide technical guidance services, but the specific service content according to the project schedule to decide. In principle, we provide technical guidance for no more than a month or a standard floor.


Unskillfully workers who use aluminum formwork for the first time will affect the erection schedule?

Aluminum formwork is different from wooden formwork, which requires experienced workers. Aluminum formwork is a standardized product and can be installed according to the drawings, which is as easy as stacking blocks. At the same time, GETO will arrange guidance personnel for technical explanation before erection, and will guide workers on site for one month.

Can we use the existing panels for the later project?

Yes, according to your new project drawings and your existing panels, we will redesign and use the existing panels, reissue some new panels. Geto maximumly reduce your budget.


What are the basic steps for the refurbishment of existing panels?

Existing panels recycling/Existing panels refurbishment/Sorting into storage/Existing panels requisition

Will there be a longer delivery time for small orders?

For small orders, according to the contract time to delivery as same as other orders.