Space frame

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space frame

[′spās ‚frām]
(building construction)
A three-dimensional steel building frame which is stable against wind loads.

Space frame

A three-dimensional structural framework made up of interconnected triangular elements that enclose a space; as opposed to a frame where all the elements lie in a single plane.

space frame

Any three-dimensional structural framework (e.g., the rigid frame for a multistory building) as contrasted with a plane frame all of whose elements lie in a single plane.
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According to RideApart, the motorcycle, named Ethec, comes with a futuristic, minimalist design and elaborate technology, sustaining more classical motorcycle elements, including a lightweight tube frame, a proper swing arm, and a trapezoidal fork at the front.
It is under 40 inches high and comprises a canopy over a Kevlar interior pod, covered with carbon-fibre bodywork, a chromoly steel tube frame that will be powered by six electric motors and a 532-volt battery.
The 3-point-mounted log splitter is operated by a PTO-driven hydraulic pump and mounts on a 3-by-6-inch tube frame that serves as the oil tank.
One of the few things that gives away the Mojo's resemblance to the concept showcased two years earlier is its twin tube frame, finished in gold (paint).
"New addition to out range, the Galvatherm Teflon heater range is now available with a Stainless Steel 316L tube frame (1.6mm wall).
Yale Hoists' integrated rotating axle tube frame end trucks are available for CMAA Class C and Class D 60-foot-span service in single girder cranes capacities to 50 tons, and double girder cranes up to 20 tons.
The stainless steel, bead-blasted, tube frame construction provides efficient cleaning processes between ingredient changes.
A rounded tube frame reduces soil collection surface areas, while sloped sheet metal simplifies wash downs.
The FPOC is a steel tube frame with a polypropylene coven It weighs 25 pounds.
Designed to gently dry materials with a minimum of breakage and fines, the dryer features heavy square tube frame construction, a rugged conveyor chain, specially designed conveyor plates and an efficient, heated air circulation system that allows the dryer to operate in virtually any environment, according to the literature.