jacking plate

jacking plate

A steel plate, atop a pile during jacking operations, which is used to transmit the load of the jack to the pile.
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A fitting on a hydraulic hose connected to a hydraulic jack was sheared off after being improperly placed in a buckstay cradle, leading to the fitting being pinched between the cradle and the jacking plate.
The aluminium jacking plates can separate from the aluminium chassis, and if the car is in motion the loose parts can be a hazard to other drivers.