wrecking strip[′rek·iŋ ‚strip]
A small section that is fitted into a form for poured concrete and is easily removed before the main panels to facilitate disassembly of the main components of the form.
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In concrete formwork, small pieces of panel fitted into the assembly in such a way that it can be easily removed ahead of the main panels or forms, making it easier to strip those major form components.
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A small piece or panel which is fitted into a concrete formwork assembly in such a way that it can be removed easily, ahead of the main panels or forms, thereby making it easier to strip those major form components.
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