Slip joint


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slip joint

[′slip ‚jȯint]
(civil engineering)
Contraction joint between two adjoining wall sections, or at the horizontal bearing of beams, slabs, or precast units, consisting of a vertical tongue fitted into a groove which allows independent movement of the two sections.
A telescoping joint between two parts.
(engineering)
A method of laying-up plastic veneers in flexible-bag molding, wherein edges are beveled and allowed to overlap part or all of the scarfed area.
A mechanical union that allows limited endwise movement of two solid items for example, pipe, rod, or duct with relation to each other.
(geology)

Slip joint

In brickwork, a type of joint made where a new wall is joined to an old wall by cutting a channel or groove in the old wall to receive the brick of the new wall. This method of joining the two walls forms a kind of telescopic, nonleaking joint.

slip joint

1. A vertical joint between an old masonry wall and a new one; a slot is cut in the old wall into which brick from the new one is fitted.
2. In plumbing, a connecting joint in which one pipe slips within another, a seal being effected by caulking, a gasket, or packing.
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The current generation as seen in the compact but robust Gerber Crucial is about as pocket-friendly as a slip joint Stockman of the same length.
Consequently, the slip joint is prone to failure over time.
Aerospace application examples include Meldin[R] 7021 bushing material on the slip joint system of the Delta IV Heavy Rocket and Meldin [R] 5330 landing gear shock strut bearings and sliding rings used in the flight test program of a military and troop transport helicopter.
Spartan Blades received the 2014 Most Innovative American-Made Knife of the Year award for their NYMPH slip joint.
To prevent this, it is best to wrap 6-mil plastic around the part of the posts that will be underground as a slip joint and to backfill the holes with coarse sand up to a few inches below grade.
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49) offering a sturdy stainless steel blade, contour cushion grip, and a paint can lid lifter that is integrated in the handle; 6" Slip Joint Pliers ($8.
Appliances that use a small amount of water, such as evaporative coolers and humidifiers, use a small-size slip joint tee and saddle tee.
An externally guided, slip joint type expansion joint is provided by JCM Industries, Inc.
The reinforcement will allow enough of the forward edge of the side skirt material to seamlessly engage the slip joint.
The blade is easily folded into the handle like a traditional slip joint, At 7.
As a provider of powder-to-parts solutions for commercial aircraft, launch vehicle, and military aircraft applications, several of the Seals Group's applications include the fuel delivery system in the Space X Falcon 9 and United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V launch vehicles, aircraft micro fuel pumps, the slip joint system in the Delta IV Heavy rocket and ball bearings on the Mars rover Curiosity.