Drop panel

Drop panel

The portion of a flat slab or flat plate that is thickened throughout the area surrounding the top of the column, to reduce the magnitude of shear stress.

drop panel

On the lower side of a flat concrete slab, the thickened portion which surrounds a column, column capital, or bracket.
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The container also has a spring-loaded base board which facilitates maximum discharge of product, and features a drop panel which allows access for fitting and removal of a liquid liner.
Drag and Drop Support for Panels - Drag and drop panels to specific locations in the workspace allowing for more control of the workspace layout