shearhead

shearhead

In the top of the columns of flat-plate or flat-slab construction, a unit which transmits loads from the slab to the column.
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socket or to rest on top or even be fitted to their range of raise/lower cranes that have previously been used on their shearhead mixers to enable them to be moved from drum to drum.
For vulcanization: shearhead, microwave system, hot air system and salt bath.
UHF machines, such as shearhead extruders, need hot-air installations as back-ups so that the achieved heat can be held constant for the necessary time.
Rigal Chemical and Process Plant Ltd of 101 Leagrave Road, Luton, Beds, tel:0582 505266 tell us they have increased their range of shearhead mixers.
The slab was reinforced at the corners by shearheads consisting of steel U-shapes 60 mm in depth in order to prevent punching shear failure.
Improvements appraisers may encounter as structural hardening measures to floors include beams that tie the structure together, shearheads embedded in the slab in order to transfer loads to the columns, and beams that transfer lateral loads to the walls.