middle rail

middle rail

An intermediate horizontal structural member of a door between the stiles; if it contains a lock, it is called a lock rail.
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New traffic station lindau-reutin: New construction of a traffic station with outside platform on track 801 and a middle rail on the tracks 802, 804 and 805, Including equipment, Drainage systems, Platform roofs and barrier-free connection by means of barrier-free transfer of passengers (p), As well as necessary adjustments of the railway facilities in the area of the traffic station.
The middle rail at the bottom of each track will energise trains with 750-volt direct current.
Just offset it out from the top rail or out to the side of the middle rail.
On the first day, when it is being argued there was a far-side bias, you have to remember that all the speed in the three-year-olds' sprint handicap was on the far rail, and also note that the first-race winner actually came up the middle rail.
Bending forces acting on the top rail were about 75 percent as great as those acting on the bottom rail; likewise, bending forces acting on the middle rail were 82 percent as great.
For the middle rail of desk frame 1, this distance amounts to 0.
As a first estimate, both the rear end of the top rail and the front end of the middle rail would be able to carry this force.
The internal moment arm for the middle rail of this frame is the same as for the middle rail in desk frame 1, so that the estimated strength of the front end of the middle rail to front post joint would be 3,406 pounds x 1.
All fencing above 8 will be installed with a middle rail tied every 16 oc.
WATCHING a TV interview recently, I was stunned to see in the background boys running across a dual carriageway and vaulting the middle rail.
If you're doing a door, work on the panels first, then the middle rails, then the verticals.