thermal movement

thermal movement

Changes in dimension of concrete or masonry as a result of temperature changes.
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Mortar is supposed to be weaker so it crumbles during thermal movement.
If the joint between the the plasterboard has not been taped, then a crack will show, as there is a lot of thermal movement behind a radiator.
Expansion joints are used in industrial piping systems to absorb thermal movement.
With any thermal movement, especially on cold winter days, the mortar takes the strain and is supposed to flake as it is weaker than the bricks - the idea is you just need to re-point.
Tenders are invited for Design, engineer, fabricate, and install exterior metal wall louvers to withstand the effects of loads and stresses from wind and normal thermal movement without evidencing permanent deformation of louver components including blades, frames, and supports; noise or metal fatigue caused by louver blade rattle or flutter, and permanent damage to fasteners and anchors.
5] show the temperature gradient of only 5 K, which indicates the uniformity of thermal movement in this hole region.
It features an "L" shaped continuous cleat with pre-slotted fastening holes for ease of locating and installing and reducing thermal movement failure.
Wood is a good insulator and it does not have a high level of thermal movement and it actually has good fire resistance - a small section of timber is combustible and burns easily, however large structural sections have good fire resistance and burn slowly.
The ancient Egyptians abandoned the pyramids because of structural damage caused by thermal movement, an expert has said.
Therm Align will calculate the thermal offsets needed to compensate for this thermal movement.
To endure Chicago's blustery winters as well as its radiating summer days, Barrier installed Flowfresh RT, a highly durable, polyurethane concrete surfacer that offers the thermal movement needed for this environment.