cross-lamination

cross-lamination

[¦krȯs lam·ə′nā·shən]
(geology)
(materials)
Construction of a laminated composite material so that some layers are oriented at right angles to the other layers with respect to the grain or the strongest direction in terms of tension.
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Spectacular cross-lamination is displayed in many coastal exposures, notably in Point Pleasant Park at the south end of Halifax Peninsula (Fig.
Cross-lamination is common in cross-section views and typically shows a strong component of paleoflow to the NW.
Current-generated cross-lamination is again common (Figs.
TD-striped film can be laminated to the original MD striped film to make film with higher yield strength (up to 150 MPa, or 21,750 psi), plus greater tear resistance and impact strength than previous cross-laminations.