Edging


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edging

[′ej·iŋ]
(metallurgy)
Controlling the plate width or the edge shape during rolling operations.
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Edging

The finishing operation of rounding off the edges of a slab to prevent chipping or damage.
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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Edging

 

a thin strip of wood obtained in trimming the edges of a board that has not been cut to size. Since logs do not have uniform thickness, an edging has a thick butt section and a thin top section. Small pieces of lumber are usually produced from the butt section of edgings, and the top part is used as fuel or converted into chips used in the pulp-and-paper and hydrolysis industries and in the production of chipboard. Edgings are also used in the production of laminated wood.

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edge molding, edging, edge strip

Any molding on the edge of a door, counter, or other relatively thin member.

edging

edging, 2
1. Edge molding.
2. A plain or molded strip of metal, wood, or other material used to protect edges of a panel or hide the laminations as in plywood or roof sheathing; an edging strip.
3. In concrete finishing, the process of rounding the exposed edges of slabs to reduce the possibility of chipping or spalling.
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References in periodicals archive ?
To install wood edging, select a decay-resistant, dimensioned lumber, typically a 2 x 6, and cut to length for each section to be edged.
Corners are turned by butting one section of edging into another and endnailing to hold the two pieces together.
An alternative to staked wood edgers is use of treated 4 x 4s or 6 x 6s as edging material.
If the weed barrier is not held at the perimeter of the planting bed by edging, excavate a 6 inch deep by 6 inch wide trench around the perimeter of the area to be planted.
Placement of specific edgings varies depending on the material and type of installation.