Glossary of Terms
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A method of providing wire rope attachments in which the ends of the wire strands are bent back and held in a tapered socket by means of poured molten babbitt metal.
Forms required on the top or outer surface of a sloping slab, thin shell, etc.
A thin metal strap.
The relevant points at which a structure makes contact with its support.
Attachments which widen the base.
A device used to distribute leg or post load over a larger area.
BATTEN (BATTEN STRIP)
A narrow strip of wood placed over the vertical joint of sheathing or panelling to seal or reinforce.
Inclination from the vertical.