cold joint

cold joint

[′kōld ′jȯint]
(engineering)
A soldered connection which was inadequately heated, with the result that the wire is held in place by rosin flux, not solder.

cold joint

A joint formed when a concrete surface hardens before the next batch of concrete is placed against it; characterized by a poor bond unless special procedures are observed.
References in classic literature ?
Mr Wegg also noticed, with admiring eyes, that, while the flowery land displayed such hollow ornamentation as stuffed birds and waxen fruits under glass- shades, there were, in the territory where vegetation ceased, compensatory shelves on which the best part of a large pie and likewise of a cold joint were plainly discernible among other solids.
the 1st concrete baffle in the spillway is experiencing cracking the length of the baffle at a construction cold joint.
There might also have been leakage due to the cold joint that was formed by overlapping sections of liner, as well as decreased water flow due to the buildup of liners.
However, this issue is acceptable per IPC-A-610D; it is not a case of cold joint defects.
Crews gunited the rest and installed a cold joint to separate it from the poured concrete.
They also spray the edges of the RCC course until the adjacent lane is paved to prevent a longitudinal cold joint.
See Engineer, July 2002, page 8) The cracks were due to the cold joint between the flexible asphalt pavement and the rigid Portland cement patches.
The accompanying drawing depicts a foundation repair technique of vertical pinning where horizontal cracks in the foundation block and the cold joint between the block and the mat are crossed with steel, and the cracks are pressure-injected with liquid epoxy form the inside out.
Remove the cold joint trim away the outer skin and most of the fat, score the remaining fat with a sharp knife, first in one direction, then crosswise to form a diamond pattern.
Findings compel proposed revisions to both documents' shear-friction design provisions of a smooth interface condition, plus consideration of updates for cold joint smooth interface conditions, leading to more accurate and economical designs.
Pouring the patio over the pool wall creates a cold joint in the middle of the tile, causing it to crack when the patio expands and contracts.
Quality assurance by sight only has limitations, especially when the joining surfaces have some abnormal conditions or when improper pressure causes a cold joint.