pattress


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pattress

(ˈpætrɪs)
n
a box for wiring in the space behind an electrical socket or switch
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the bridge repair works involve the following: masonry repairs and repointing; installation of pattress plates; surfacing works; traffic management; site clearance.
Hang your paper down to the switch pattress (the cavity that your switch/socket sits in).
The switch is supplied without the surrounding bezel, as this part of the switch can be procured from a number of sources and is available in a variety of colours, styles and materials.There is a mounting plate that the whole assembly snap fits to, with fixing centres the same as UK pattress boxes.
The Works are likely to include, inter alia, masonry repointing and repair, installation of tie-bars and pattress plates, scour repairs and general bridge rehabilitation works.