Stressed skin

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Stressed skin

A structural panel with the sheathing permanently bonded to the frame or core to increase its strength.
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The DH88 was designed to meet the conditions of the race, and featured advanced wooden stressed-skin construction, a retractable undercarriage and two pitch propellers.
The most advanced commercial builders experimenting with new materials like stressed-skin panels often suggest or even create useful innovations that manufacturers subsequently adopt.
The text covers all primary structural materials (steel, wood, reinforced concrete, and masonry), as well as new materials or combinations, composites, and stressed-skin.
In Europe, 60-70 per cent of women have a stressed-skin condition (not including actual diseases such as eczema) - this is double the number of sufferers in the Sixties.
And while Benson has worked out details for running wires through stressed-skin panels and creating chases for other components, they always involve the subs who will be doing the work.