Dec , As such, the hollow extruded members offer a long lasting, low maintenance, and cost effective alternative for traditional wood floor members, such as on decks, floors, porches, marine docks and similar applications Because nails or screws driven directly through the plastic are likely to cause stress risers
To repair missing edges, make a wooden form to hold the concrete in place while it sets Cover surfaces that will not be repaired with masking tape Mix up concrete patching compound in a bucket, stirring it with a mixing paddle chucked in a drill Add concrete acrylic fortifier to the concrete to increase bonding between the
Jul , ,, by Luedtke deals with load bearing wall systems wherein the axial load does not pass through the floor assembly Wall systems include both wood and conventional steel stud bearing walls Floor assemblies include wood joists, light gauge steel C joists, and low profile composite steel decks.
Oct , A horizontal ring beam for incorporation into the exterior walls of a steel and concrete composite building in which steel joists support concrete floors of said building, said ring beam comprising a plurality of hat section members each having a channel section and flanges extending away from said channel
Sep , To support the floor, light gauge metal floor joists are connected to the channels , preferably with clip angles It is also understood that other materials, such as dimension lumber, a composite, a combination of wood and steel, or a plastic, fiberglass or injection molded material could be used for the
There are several types of chemically treated lumber such as creosoted lumber and pressure treated lumber These materials are enjoying an ever increasing level of popularity for use in, for example, guard rails, railroad ties, telephone poles, fences, decks, and retaining walls These materials are relatively inexpensive to
Sep , It would also be desirable to provide a composite precast insulated concrete panel that is lighter and stronger than prior art panels so that it can have improved performance in any type of natural disaster It would also be desirable to provide an insulated precast concrete roof deck that does not trap moisture
Jan , No ,, (Luedtke) deals with load bearing wall systems wherein the axial load does not pass through the floor assembly Wall systems include both wood and conventional steel stud bearing walls Floor assemblies include wood joists, light gauge steel C joists, and low profile composite steel decks.
Carpenter bees get their names by the perfectly round, half inch or so diameter holes that they drill in wood for their nests In the spring, the bees They also bore into decks, outdoor furniture, fence posts, and swing sets Softer woods like pine, Hole in bottom of wood floor joist made by carpenter bee Carpenter bee
Nov , The expanded polymer or prepuff particles are present in the concrete composition of the present method at a level of at least , in some cases at least , Suitable fibers include, but are not limited to glass fibers, silicon carbide, aramid fibers, polyester, carbon fibers, composite fibers, fiberglass, and
Oct , A method according to claim further comprising the steps of disposing decking between the bottom flanges of the beams and pouring concrete onto the decking so as to form concrete floor units in situ, wherein the concrete flows through the openings in the beams so as to form a composite structure .
Nov , An unanticipated use may be for sound proofing by removing existing asphalt shingles, etc and screwing AAC panels directly over wood decking into rafters The unique screw for installing AAC panels into wood have wide flanges in the area to cover the AAC material The wood threads on the tip are used
Jun , The method of claim wherein the composite material is glass fiber reinforced polymeric plastic The method of claim It is a object of the present invention to provide an emergency exit from the system below ground level Opening may be enlarged on site with a simple wood saw Device is
Feb , an aggregate component comprising expanded glass granules and hollow glass microspheres, wherein a majority of the expanded glass granules have In general, underlayments may be applied underneath a flooring material, such as ceramic tile, terrazzo, vinyl, or polymeric decking materials to
Sep , g making said non composite prefabricated deck units composite with said longitudinal load carrying members or member segments, h releasing said jack or This member or members can be comprised of various materials including steel, concrete, wood or fiber reinforced plastic To improve deck
Floors aboard ship are ______ a also called decks b vertical transverse plates connecting the vertical keel with the margin plates c large beams fitted in various parts of the vessel for additional strength d found in passenger and berthing spaces only The mooring line labeled A as shown is called a(n) ______.
Jun , A suspended concrete flooring system comprising a plurality of spaced apart load bearing members or supporting walls that support a plurality of joists having opposing sides and a concrete topping layer formed atop the deck sheets and encompassing the shrinkage control mesh .
This invention relates specifically to a structural composite panel which is to be used in a vertical plane and which is formed from a fiber reinforced resinous material which is fused or bonded to the exposed edge, top and bottom surfaces of a cellular core material, such as, but not limited to balsa wood, to provide a light
Instead, vary the number of stacked blocks and use shims to level the top of each of the foundation pillars Once the on grade foundation for the shed has been completed, the floor is framed up on the piers from pressure treated lumber and plywood Metal anchors are driven into the ground under the shed and cables
Mar , the elongated members being comprised of one of wood, wood composite, plastic, a combination of wood and plastic, and a combination of wood composite and plastic The method according to claim , wherein the building mounting elements are one of a rafter, a flooring joists, and wall stud .
Oct , A container ship with a flat deck and cranes to hoist the boxes from deck level to water level can also be used The Military Sealift and are top views of a ship constructed of preformed hollow components having a hexagonal cross section, assembled in a honeycomb array FIGS A to F are