encasement


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encasement

1. A rigid structure or pipe which surrounds a buried pipe, providing it with added support or protection.
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Vent pipe must be connected to the plastic encasement by means of a fusion saddle connection or a bolt on saddle connection.
While it's nearly impossible to prevent residents from bringing bed bugs into their apartments, some owners are beginning to require "bed-bug-proof" mattress and box spring encasements for units found to have (and subsequently treated for) bed bugs.
The King Koil mattress encasement is loaded with features to ensure a comfortable and relaxing sleep for your guests, since bugs cannot enter the mattress due to the fabric and velcro zipper locking system.
Mattress encasements are extremely helpful in the early detection of bedbugs because they make the signs of an infestation readily identifiable while protecting the mattress," says entomologist Jeffrey White, technical director of Bed Bug Central.
Bed interventions consisted of complete encasement of the mattress, box spring, and pillows plus either weekly professional or in-home laundering of nonencased bedding.
The seemingly inevitable scaffolding can create an ugly encasement to the fine pillars and masonry for months.
8 m, followed by the firing of the existing timber on the cairn, and then the encasement of the cairn in an earthen mound.
This method may include rendering this material "inactive" through innovative encasement procedures, or in the case of highly enriched uranium, through dilution with non-fissile uranium isotopes.
Insider artists have usually taken part in some kind of expensive training ritual; they may be classified as Insiders by their demonstrable obsession with rank, sales, Western history, and - here's their connection to the larger group - immortality, with the encasement of spirit (too often, their spirit) through the fashioning of an object.
Tenders are invited for Providing PCC encasement to MS Structural steel columns in Boiler area, Mill & bunker bay and Bottom ash hopper area of Unit-II inside BTPS plant.
For the shell, craftsmen joined six wedges of highly prized lapis lazuli and hid the seams with an elaborate gold filigree encasement.
Each year the challenges of fighting bed bugs change and grow," said James Bell, CEO of Protect-A-Bed, a company that makes mattress encasement products to keep bed bugs away from their human prey.