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lay-up

[′lā‚əp]
(engineering)
Production of reinforced plastics by positioning the reinforcing material (such as glass fabric) in the mold prior to impregnation with resin.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

lay-up

1. In reinforced plastics, the reinforcing material placed in position in the mold.
2. The resin-impregnated reinforcement.
3. The assembling of veneers for fabrication as plywood.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Surprisingly low lay-up figures Drewry's analysis of the core east-west routes identified a total of 48 vessels (249,000 teu) or approximately 3.5 per cent total available capacity (2 per cent of global capacity) that has been laid up, mainly in Asian ports.
Considering that at least some of the abovementioned resources costs would be reduced in an eventual CFRA1 mass production, the price of this material is given below, for different lay-ups, in Euros per mass unit and per area unit.
The prediction of damage type and its onset is difficult due to the possible variations in component lay-ups and manufacturing processes.
Previously a lecturer at Witney College and assistant trainer, Wright will offer boarding for mares, foals and yearlings as well as breaking-in, lay-ups and sales preparation.
"Heretofore, you could find such intricate shapes only in custom hand lay-ups," says Miller.
River authorities were straightening banks to promote easier flows, which destroyed the otter's daytime lay-ups and potential holt sites.
The lay-ups are sent to a hot press, where the resin is cured at over 100[degrees]C, and then move on to be trimmed and possibly sanded.
Agreement on lay-ups and quota cuts would last until March 1, until agreement on a longerterm recovery programme for cod designed to last six years.
Mr Stevenson added that a compromise would be a 50 per cent reduction in catches but with no boat lay-ups.
Both enclosures were hand lay-ups, custom-made to fit the limited area we had set aside for them in our car's frame." The fiberglass N-series enclosures measure 34-by 12- by 11-inches, each encasing four 12 volt deep-cycle batteries t o provide a total 96 volts of power.