Shell construction

Shell construction

A thin, curved, structural outer layer that distributes loads equally in all directions; most commonly used for roofs composed of concrete; also called thin-shell concrete.

shell construction

Construction which uses thin curved concrete slabs.
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Contract notice: Project "neue mitte schmiden": Shell construction works
Each garment features a 3-Layer soft shell construction that features a stretch woven outer fabric that is windproof, breathable and water-resistant laminated to a soft, stretchy fleece lining.
Its patented shell construction increases rear-head coverage without restricting range of motion, while a rear-impact attenuator absorbs force to minimize injuries--particularly those sustained in slippery or icy conditions.
This is the premier CONCRETE SHELL CONSTRUCTION, FRAMING, DRYWALL AND STUCCO CONTRACTOR on the SW Florida residential construction market.
Porsche has invested around e1/4500m into the site, expanding it into a plant with its own body shell construction facility and paint shop.
30 July 2013 - US shell construction contractor ODC Construction said in a press release on Tuesday it had taken over local sector player Farro Construction Inc from Mike Farro without disclosing the financial terms of the transaction.
30 July 2013 a[euro]" US shell construction contractor ODC Construction said in a press release on Tuesday it had taken over local sector player Farro Construction Inc from Mike Farro without disclosing the financial terms of the transaction.
The scope of work included demolition of existing structures, shell construction, site work, installation of electrical, plumbing, HVAC and fire protection systems, and parking lot and sidewalk reconstruction.
MBI Group has produced award-winning interior build-outs, complex mission critical projects and core and shell construction, including the transformation of 1359 Broadway, which received the 2007 BOMA/ NY Pinnacle Award for Renovation of the Year.
Its ABS shell construction provides durability in harsh environments, while the card offers enhanced security through encryption and mutual authentication.
The XP features a rugged shell construction machined from a solid rod of 316L or plated carbon steel, and is available in 8 to 24 cubic inch volumes.
The N95 Particulate Respirators are NIOSH approved and designed to offer maximum protection, according to the company, with a soft inner lining and triple shell construction for comfort and an adjustable nosepiece for proper fit.