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slip form

[′slip ‚fȯrm]
(civil engineering)
A narrow section of formwork that can be easily removed as concrete placing progresses.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

slip form, sliding form

In concrete construction, a form designed to move upward slowly (usually by means of hydraulic jacks or screw jacks), supported by the hardened concrete of the wall section which was poured previously.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Expanded topics include public and private project owners, surveying, underground utility location, slip forms, building automation, and interior trim.
In fact, the redelivery site wanted some of the information that came on the yellow slip forms that were so sadly absent.
Each pot takes even longer to make than her previous burnished slip forms. The first exhibition of this new departure at the Contemporary Ceramics gallery by the British Museum in London, in early autumn 2012, has set the London ceramics world a-buzzing.
The specified strength is 6,000 psi and will be installed via use of slip forms.
concrete mixers, buckets, slip forms, cranes and a building team.
Problems presented in the article are discussed on the basis of the example of silos constructed using slip forms. The modules described can work on a stand-alone basis, independently of an expert system.
Score and slip forms, and attach them together as a goblet.
Install a pair of homemade "slip forms" (Photo 14), then shovel in a thin vertical layer of gravel between the wall and the backfill dirt.
of earth against the slip form and fill it to the same level with gravel, then pull the slip form up and repeat the process until the wall is filled to within 1 ft.
If you plan on using slip forms, consider extending the window frames down to the ground, putting in some corner posts, and building a post-and-beam structure.
If you are using slip forms, any convenient depth is fine.