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coping

[′kōp·iŋ]
(building construction)
A covering course on a wall.
(mechanical engineering)
Shaping stone or other nonmetallic substance with a grinding wheel.
(mining engineering)
Process of cutting and trimming the edges of stone slabs.
Process of cutting a stone slab into two pieces.

Coping

A protective covering over the top course of a wall or parapet, either flat or sloping on the upper surface to throw off water. If it extends beyond the wall, it may be cut with a drip to protect the wall surface below.

raking coping

A coping set on an inclined surface, as at a gable end.

coping

coping of terra-cotta
A protective cap, top, or cover of wall, parapet, pilaster, or chimney; often of stone, terra-cotta, concrete, metal, or wood. May be flat, but commonly sloping, double-beveled, or curved to shed water so as to protect masonry below from penetration of water from above. Most effective if extended beyond wall face and cut with a drip. Also see featheredged coping.
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Reveal Coping and Cornice Coping have full, snap-on designs that supplies fast and easy installation along with superior performance in severe weather events.
Reveal Coping and Cornice Coping have full, snap-on designs which provide fast and easy installation along with superior performance in severe weather events.
On the facade you may see what looks like an ordinary problem of settlement cracks, open brick joints and coping stone joints.
The Decim product line now includes copings and inlays in Denzir and inlays in ProCAD.
Preliminary results show that a dental crown with the combination of a Decim System-manufactured Denzir coping with VITA veneering ceramic Vitadur D is superior to other ceramic crowns on the market.
The study shows that the Denzir coping remains intact when the crown is exposed to an increase of pressure finally resulting in fracture of the veenering ceramic.
Girard estimates that eventually several thousand copings will be produced at the Fair Lawn plant each day.
These customers will benefit from the company's revolutionary method of producing dental copings at the new Fair Lawn, N.
Procera AllCeram copings are metal free, can be used anywhere in the mouth and can be placed using conventional cementing techniques.
There are a number of aesthetic advantages to metal-free copings.
Another advantage of Procera AllCeram crowns is the highly bio-compatible nature of the material used in Procera AllCeram copings makes them an option for people who suffer from allergies to certain metals.
Procera is a unique, fully digitized, customized process for the production of dental copings (crowns) and implant abutments made of ceramic and titanium.