Modular construction

Modular construction

A type of construction in which the size of all building materials is based on a common unit of measure.

modular construction

1. Construction in which a selected unit or module, such as a box or other subcomponent, is used repeatedly in the aggregate construction.
2. A system of construction employing large, prefabricated, mass-produced, partially preassembled sections or modules which are subsequently put together in the field.
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Similarly, Brian Johnson, president, Serenus Johnson Portables, LLC, Bay City, Michigan, points out, "We have found that modular construction is an economical solution to permanent construction or when temporary (one to three years) usage is required.
For large capacities, the heat exchanger can be of modular construction with multiple banks mounted directly in series to achieve the full thermal duty.
The modular construction uses new front-loaded clamping techniques, sealed with O-rings for a no-leak performance.
Modular construction has allowed the prefabricated elements to be demounted; they are intended to be erected in other configurations elsewhere.
with a new modular construction concept from Caccia Engineering SpA of Italy, represented here by E.
The advantages of the new labelling system are numerous: cycle times are significantly reduced in comparison with printing directly onto tubes; graphic design limitations are eliminated; excellent synchronisation and registration are guaranteed, and change parts can be quickly and easily swapped due to the modular construction of the ALS-T-Series.
This agreement brings together the Champion modular construction process with general contracting work performed by USModular to provide a hybrid construction solution and building model for residential developers.
Construction work on the property of the german embassy: - new construction of the office in modular construction on a massive basement box, - extension of the existing visa module in modular design, - construction of a modular engineering building, - construction of a handicapped accessible toilet in modular construction, - renovation and seismic retrofitting of the residence.
Prefabrication and Modular Construction has become a synonym for timely and effectual construction and is fast replacing the conventional methods of construction around the globe.
This scaling means that the widespread availability of our GreenSteel product coupled with modular construction will allow for quicker, more efficient and green structures worldwide.
Benefits of the company's system are said to include modular construction, integration into the machine's PLC and customer specified data processing, visualization and recording, and print outs.
This machine is of modular construction and incorporates a removable, variable speed wire belt conveyor, individually controlled heater elements, an insulation module and support frame.

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