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Synonyms for sheathing

a thin outer covering of an object

Synonyms for sheathing

protective covering consisting, for example, of a layer of boards applied to the studs and joists of a building to strengthen it and serve as a foundation for a weatherproof exterior

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The global exterior sheathing market has witnessed moderate growth over the past few years.
These walls were 1.22 m in width and 2.44 m in height (with 2 : 1 aspect ratio) and were sheathed with steel sheathing at one side.
Too high and the moisture driven out of the back side of the reservoir cladding into the air space will blow through the layer and through the gypsum sheathing and into the wall cavity where it can cause problems.
There are several reasons why Trinity Custom Homes chose to change their home sheathing wrap and tape products to AdvanTech's Zip System.
The new building will house the production line for LP's fire-rated sheathing product, it said and added that it selected the Clarke County mill as it has a strong workforce and performance in manufacturing commodity OSB, from all aspects.
Typically, sheathing problems are isolated to small areas, but old plank sheathing presents more of a challenge.
According to AAMA and WDMA, a ROESE is necessary when a flanged window is installed with walls sheathed with exterior continuous insulation-insulating sheathing--most typically foam plastic insulating sheathing.
Sheathing wrap above the metal plate should lap over the plate while sheathing wrap below it should be slipped beneath.
A knife works best for stripping sheathing from cords.
TechShield[R] sheathing, with its thin, laminated aluminum layer prevents up to 97% of the radiant heat in the panel from radiating into the attic, reducing attic temperatures and air conditioning energy use in summer months.
The lift system is operated using convenient push-button controls mounted in the sheathing. Mixer controls are also often incorporated directly into this sheathing enclosure.
As opposed to traditional engineered design, the Perforated Shear Wall Method does not neglect the contribution of structural sheathing above and below openings and stipulates mechanical overturning restraints at the ends of the entire wall only.
Description of the procurement: main positions: - 1 190 m insulation on drinking water pipes without sheathing, - 1 311 m insulation on heating pipes without sheathing, - 231 m insulation on heating pipes with pvc sheathing, - 33 pieces of insulation on fittings with metal jacket, - 141 m 2 heat insulation on air ducts rectangular without sheathing, - 78 m 2 cold insulation on air duct rectangular without sheathing, - 156 m cold insulation on air duct around without sheathing, - 54 m heat insulation to air duct around without sheathing.
The best performance from a wind load perspective and a durability perspective comes from installing such films behind the continuous insulation layer and over structural sheathing. That way the film is supported on both sides--it is sandwiched typically between OSB/plywood/gypsum structural sheathing on one side and the continuous insulation layer on the other.
The lift system is operated using convenient pushbutton controls mounted in the sheathing. Mixer controls are also often incorporated into this sheathing enclosure.