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Skids

 

(in Russian, rostry), a series of beams between the deckhouse and the stanchions along the side of a ship. Planking is usually laid over the beams, and rescue and work boats and airplanes are placed on the skids. In Russian, the term rostry is also used to designate the area on sailing vessels where spare masts, topmasts, booms, and hatch gratings are stored on the top deck between the foremast and the mainmast.

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Airfloat air skids allow precise, omnidirectional movement and positioning of heavy loads or machinery.
FROM the outside, the BMW looked almost like a ballet dancer as it pirouetted across the skid pan.
Extra dunnage is not necessary for the top pod as the skids below it provide strong enough support.
Officials hope the centers, located throughout the county in new or expanded shelters, would stop the "dumping" on downtown Skid Row of transients released by hospitals and law enforcement agencies.
It is important not to cross your arms over the steering wheel and keep your hands in the correct driving position, she says, or there is a chance of breaking your arms as the wheel spins furiously during a skid.
Components such as hinged inlet conveyors, impression markers, splice presses, slitters, dip tanks, reservoirs, mix tanks, blow-off knives, festoon cooling sections, chillers, pick-offs, cut-off knives, straight line stackers, strip stackers, automated skid handling, access platforms and controls are all available as batch off retrofits.
Delivery of the first phase was completed in July 2003 and included fluoropolymer-lined process tanks and a CIP Skid.
QGIT, the main contractor for the Petrobras project in Brazil, has awarded the order for skids on Praj.
The skids will be used for power plant expansions in Kirkuk as well as new plants being built in Baiji and Baghdad.
You may need to get two different stamps: one to stamp wooden boxes, crates, pallets and skids, and another stamp with DUN on it to mark dunnage.
In order to meet critical production requirements for a clinical trial of a new treatment for Pompe disease--and help save the lives of those involved in the trials--the biopharmaceutical manufacturer Genzyme turned to ITT Industries' Pure-Flo Solutions Group to provide a solution for high-purity skids for ultrafiltration and chromatography.
Contractors are renting mini skids and attachments to trench, for vibratory plowing, to carry out restoration of job sites and for landscaping jobs such as turf installation and tree planting," says Mike Lumbers, Ditch Witch product manager.