pugging


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pugging

Heavy loose material, such as ashes or sand, placed as a filler between the joists in floor-ceiling assemblies; formerly used to improve the sound insulation between the rooms above and below the floor.
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The presence of long-term effects from pugging in the Horotiu soil is of special interest.
Lack of significant differences in some tests between U and PP treatments may have been the result of U treatments already showing some long-term effects from past pugging damage (compare pores [is greater than] 30 [micro]m and aggregates [is less than] 20 mm for the Hauraki soil; Fig.
During a pugging event, soil in the 0-50 mm layer was more likely to have flowed as a liquid around the hoof and this depth would not necessarily have been compacted.