fiberglass american english , or fibreglass commonwealth english is a common type of fiberreinforced plastic using glass fiber.the fibers may be randomly arranged, flattened into a sheet called a chopped strand mat , or woven into a fabric.the plastic matrix may be a thermoset polymer matrixmost often based on thermosetting polymers such as epoxy, polyester resin, or vinylesteror a .
an arresting gear, or arrestor gear, is a mechanical system used to rapidly decelerate an aircraft as it lands.arresting gear on aircraft carriers is an essential component of naval aviation, and it is most commonly used on catobar and stobar aircraft carriers. similar systems are also found at landbased airfields for expeditionary or emergency use. typical systems consist of several steel .
wire sculpture is the creation of sculpture or jewelry sometimes called wire wrap jewelry out of wire. the use of metal wire in jewelry dates back to the 2nd dynasty in egypt and to the bronze and iron ages in europe. in the 20th century, the works of alexander calder, ruth asawa, and other modern practitioners developed the medium of wire sculpture as an art form. alexander calder .
a gabion wall is a retaining wall made of stacked stonefilled gabions tied together with wire. gabion walls are usually battered angled back towards the slope , or stepped back with the slope, rather than stacked vertically. the life expectancy of gabions depends on the lifespan of the wire, not on the contents of the basket. the structure will fail when the wire fails. galvanized steel wire .
british standard wire gauge is a set of wire sizes given by bs 3737:1964 now withdn , and is generally abbreviated to swg. it is also known as: imperial wire gauge or british standard gauge. use of swg sizes has fallen greatly in popularity, but is still used as a measure of thickness in guitar strings and some electrical wire. cross sectional area in square millimetres is now the more .
smooth steel wire is the material most often used for electric fences, ranging from a fine thin wire used as a single line to thicker, hightensile ht wire. less often, woven wire or barbed wire fences can be electrified, though such practices create a more hazardous fence, particularly if a person or animal becomes caught by the fencing .
in some instances, welded wire fabric is used to help strengthen concrete however, it is difficult to place this fabric in the concrete because it must be placed while the concrete is being poured into the forms. the average pay for a reinforcing bar ironworker in residential construction was an hourly wage of 23.59 in early 2009, and rebar ironworkers in commercial and industrial .
electric cattle grids use electricity to deter animals from crossing the fence line. there are different designs. one uses hightensile wire run across the roadway, about 3 to 4 inches 8 to 10 cm off the ground, attached to a power source on one side. the primary advantage is cost and ease of installation.
stockade fence, a solid fence composed of contiguous or very closely spaced round or halfround posts, or stakes, typically pointed at the top. a scaled down version of a palisade wall made of logs, most commonly used for privacy. wattle fencing, of split branches woven between stakes. wire fences smooth wire fence barbed wire fence electric .
a check dam is a small, sometimes temporary, . wovenwire can be used to construct check dams in order to hold fine material in a gully. they are typically utilized in environments where the gully has a moderate slope less than 10 , small drainage area, and in regions where flood flows do not typically carry large rocks or boulders. in nearly all instances, erosion control blankets, which .
welded wire mesh, or welded wire fabric, or weldmesh is an electric fusion welded prefabricated joined grid consisting of a series of parallel longitudinal wires with accurate spacing welded to cross wires at the required spacing.. machines are used to produce the mesh with precise dimensional control. the product can result in considerable savings in time, labour and money.
the entire project cost 214,700. as part of the project the wooden platforms were replaced with concrete platforms, and canopies and fluorescent lights were installed. the station was renovated again in 20062007 at a cost of 10.58 million. the station renovation included the installation of new platform edges with yellow tactile warning strips, beige windscreens and red canopies both with .
chicken wire, or poultry netting, is a mesh of wire commonly used to fence in fowl, such as chickens, in a run or coop.it is made of thin, flexible, galvanized steel wire with hexagonal gaps. available in 1 inch about 2.5 cm diameter, 2 inch about 5 cm and 1/2 inch about 1.3 cm , chicken wire is available in various gaugesusually 19 gauge about 1 mm wire to 22 gauge about 0.7 mm wire .
woven wire is more costly to purchase and timeconsuming to install than is basic wire, but is often safer and less expensive than wood, pipe, or other materials. woven wire with large openings known as sheep fence in the western united states and ringlock in australia has some potential hazards.
the cost of a trim is roughly half to onethird that of the cost of a set of shoes, and professional farriers are typically paid at a level commeasurate with other skilled labourers in an area, such as plumbers or electricians, though farriers charge by the horse rather than by the hour.