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AluStar

Universal lightweight aluminium handset system

The weight-performance champion

AluStar makes light work of heavy tasks. Lightweight and easy to handle, this universal aluminium hand-set formwork range is ideal for crane-free use, saving you time and money.
The convenient ergonomic grip makes AluStar panels easy to hold, transport, position and precision-assemble at the required location. Larger panels are fitted with bump notches to significantly simplify adjustment and alignment.
AluStar is also 100% compatible with the StarTec and StarTec XT steel multi-purpose formwork. Use the assembly lock for both systems and combine their features to meet all of your on-site demands flexibly and efficiently.

 

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Flexible with endless options

Visualisation of MEVA's AluStar product
1

Flange Screw
Single component for strong connection of all accessories, such as brackets, push-pull props and alignment rails.

2

Multi-function profile
Made from closed hollow aluminium profiles with welded-in DW 15 nuts for rapid, structurally continuous connection of accessories.

3

Tie rod fixture
For fixing to multi-purpose profile of upright or horizontal AluStar panels – for fast and safe transportation on site.

4

High-grade powder-coated finish
To facilitate cleaning and reduce concrete adhesion. Considerable time and resources are saved on cleaning the formwork due to its reduced concrete adhesion.

5

Closed hollow profile
For high stability, weight reduction and a long service life.

6

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Cast-iron corners with integral bump notches
Fitted at four corners for panel widths of 55cm and more to simplify adjustment and alignment with crow bar.

7

Tie hole
With conical anchor sleeve, welded in from both sides.

8

Ergonomic grip profile
Stable, closed hollow aluminium profile.

9

alkus facing
No water absorption. Resistant to swelling and shrinkage. The smooth, robust surface guarantees a high-quality concrete finish, even after heavy use.

alkus-facing-panel

Fully compatible with StarTec
Together, AluStar, StarTec and StarTec XT comprise a product family featuring crane-independent aluminium and large-format steel panels.


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AS assembly lock
Only one component needed for rapid, reliable panel connection: MEVA assembly
lock. Allows single-handed fitting at any position along the frame. A few hammer blows suffice to achieve a strong, level and stepless panel connection.

Lightweight

  • Maximum 65 kg for largest panel (270 x 90 cm)

Robust

  • Closed hollow aluminium profile for high stability and a long service life

Ergonomic grip

  • Easy to handle in all conditions
  • Easy to maintain

High-grade powder-coated finish

  • Easy to clean and reduces concrete ­adhesion
  • Impact- and scratch-resistant surface

Tie rod fixture

  • Fix to multi-purpose upright or ­horizontal AluStar panels for fast and safe ­transportation on site.

Compatible with StarTec and StarTec XT

  • Only one component is needed for rapid, ­reliable panel connection.

Star performer for all applications
AluStar is a versatile crane-independent aluminium wall framework system that works in harmony with the steel StarTec wall framework system. Both systems can be combined without the need for adapters. AluStar is ideal for:

  • Universal applications
  • Residential schemes
  • Commercial schemes
  • Civil engineering projects
  • Municipal and infrastructure schemes

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For more detailed technical information please refer to the download tab which contains PDF information about this product.

Technical Information
Performance

Permissible fresh concrete pressure (to DIN 18218) over entire surface of 60kN/m² (DIN 18202, Tab. 3, Line 6).

Materials

Aluminium, made predominantly from recycled aluminium.

Heights

270cm, 135cm, 90cm.

Widths

90cm, 75 cm, 55cm, 50cm, 49cm, 45cm, 40cm, 30cm, 25cm, 24cm, 20cm.

Weight

Max. 65kg for largest panel (270 x 90cm).

Profile

40mm, closed aluminium profile for high stability and durability.

Protective Coating

High-grade powder-coated finish with an impact- and scratch-resistant surface. Easy to clean.

Crane Independant

Yes. Hand-set Formwork.

Tying System

DW Ø 15mm with admissible load capacity 90kN (DIN 18216), double-sided tying

Connections

Panels: AS assembly lock. Stepless, friction-locked with just a few hammer blows

Accessories: Welded-in DW-15 nuts, for quick and force-fit attachment of accessories with a single flange screw

Orientation

Symmetrical panels. Can be used horizontally and vertically.

Components

Inside Corner, Outside Corner, Hinged Inside Corner, Hinged Outside Corner, Fillers.

Corners

Available panel dimensions allow for trouble-free corner solutions with any wall thickness.

Facings

High-quality alkus all-plastic facing with 7-year warranty. 

Compatibility

StarTec, StarTec XT.

Safety
Ergonomic Grip Profile

Easy grip profile even in difficult conditions.

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