portal frame


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portal frame

n
(Building) civil engineering building trades a frame, usually of steel, consisting of two uprights and a cross beam at the top: the simplest structural unit in a framed building or a doorway
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It is of steel portal frame construction with height eaves in the main warehouse reaching 3.
Kimberly-Clark, who announced last year that it would be shutting its Delyn Mill plant with the loss of 50 jobs, wants to remove steel portal frame sheds.
The main building is a detached warehouse of steel portal frame construction and comprises 9,428 sq ft of accommodation.
The company says that the technology offers a portal frame work that enables financial institutions to collaboratively organize and manage documents, content, Web sites and other corporate information.
Among the highlights: 1) Portal Frame Design--permitted a modified version of APA's Narrow Braced Wall detail in garage return walls or other large, framed openings with narrow adjacent walls; 2) Fire-Rated Assemblies--included wood I-joists in an existing fire-rated floor-ceiling assembly.
portal frame dry goods store with 700 pallet spaces is being erected and ground works are in place so that number can be increased by 50% at a later date.
The previous two orders included turnkey supply of a reclaimer for Port Waratah in New South Wales, which will be the largest machine of this type in the world, and turnkey supply of a portal frame scraper reclaimer and a slewing and luffing type stacking machine for Shell Coal's Callide coalfield.
Once the participants have been identified, ADT will survey each retail site to determine optimal placement of ADT's Intel-based read points, antennas and portal frame.
The building will be of a steel portal frame with profiled cladding with concrete panel sides set in a compound with tree surround adjacent to a service road linking potterne park and moors valley country park.
The application said: "It is proposed both buildings will be of a steel portal frame construction.
Among their topics are diaphragm basics, diaphragms with intermediate offsets, standard shear walls, shear walls with openings, and the portal frame.