check rail

check rail

[′chek ‚rāl]
(building construction)
A rail, thicker than the window, that spans the opening between the top and bottom sash; usually beveled and rabbeted.
(civil engineering)

check rail

In a double-hung window, a horizontal meeting rail esp. one which overlaps the other meeting rail.
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The reduction of the groove results in a bigger load being exerted on the check rail which is designed to move the wheel truck away from the end of the crossing vee.
ARRIVA Trains Wales has urged U2 fans to check rail times before travelling.
Union Pacific has more than 2,600 other electronic monitoring devices along its track to check rail cars for:
I also believe there were some loose ballast on the check rail which guides the train into the points, and some bolts were seized with rust.
I also believe there was some loose ballast on the check rail which guides the train into the points, and some bolts were seized with rust.
Speaking anonymously he said: "There were loose bolts on the check rail which guides the train into the points and some bolts were seized with rust.
Mr Crow said that the rail worker, an RMT member, reported a problem with the check rail near the points and said the track was in a poor state.
Completely re-engineered sash features authentic-looking mortise-and-tenon joints (versus mitered joints found on most windows today), a tall bottom rail commonly found on traditional windows, and a beautiful chamfer milling detail along the check rail.
Mr Crow said the worker, an RMT member, reported a problem with the check rail near the points and said the track was in a poor state.
Rdso/T-4867 With Latest Alteration And As Per Irs Specification T-29-2000 With Latest Alteration Up To Date Of Opening Of Tender Complete With Fittings As Listed In Drawing Excluding Fish Plates, Fish Bolts, Gr Pads, Metal/Gfn Liners, Ercs And Check Rail.
A larger selection of grille widths -- 3/4", 7/8", and 1-1/8", plus a 2-1/4" simulated check rail for casement windows -- provides just the right proportion for any home design.
Rdso/T-4220 With Latest Alteration And As Per Irs Specification T-29-2000 With Latest Alteration Up To Date Of Opening Of Tender Complete With Fittings As Listed In Drawing Excluding Fish Plates, Fish Bolts, Gr Pads, Metal/Gfn Liners, Ercs And Check Rail.