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retard

[ri′tärd]
(civil engineering)
A permeable bank-protection structure, situated at and parallel to the toe of a slope and projecting into a stream channel, designed to check stream velocity and induce silting or accretion.
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com/research/ll8vnr/research_and) has announced the addition of the "Research and Investment Prospect of Vehicle Retarder Industry in China, 2015-2020" report to their offering.
Should the vapor retarder be placed next to or external to the insulation?
Six of the units were found to have damaged brake pads after defective retarders caused uneven disc wear.
A530, includes information on proper use of flashings, caulking, vapor retarders, and water barriers.
The influence of the retarders and inhibitors on the rheological changes of the resin during curing was also studied using a Rheometrics Dynamic Analyzer (RDA).
In residential, hotel, and laboratory facilities, whose interior vapor and humidity levels tend to be high, vapor retarders are essential in order to keep moisture from entering the exterior wall assembly.
In China, the main passenger car used retarders are eddy current retarders and hydrodynamic retarders.
Power of Submission: Flat roof work - preparation, vapor retarders, insulation layers, waterproofing of bituminous waterproofing membranes, waterproofing from FLK, and on statements from sheet metal, protective and service layers, lightning protection
The C-SIS Stucco System dramatically outperforms built up, piecemeal combinations of OSB, caulk and tape, air and water barriers and vapor retarders in lowering operating costs.
Vehicle retarders have become the standard configurations in some developed countries, while the installation rate of vehicle retarders in China is very low compared with developed countries.
With information also available on the range of Jongerius bagging and slicing equipment, Mondial Freddo retarders and provers and Kemper bread and roll plant, Eurobake will present their full bakery system integration expertise and capability.
The company's zinc borate is said to work in concert with virtually all other flame retarders.