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Construction Glossary amp Dictionary of Terms for Building

Building Dictionary of Terms Listed below is a summary of some of the more commonly used terms endearments lingo or slang expressions that are used within the construction industry Each area of the country has a different glossary of terms and as with the description of a sandwich as a sub a hoagie or a grinder misleading terms can lead to some interesting and

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Metal Panel Industry Terminology and Glossary by Bridger Steel

A Aluminum A non rusting metal sometimes used for metal roofing and flashing 100 recyclable Anti Siphon Groove A continuous channel formed into a panel s edge to create a break in the panels This prevents the suction effect and the transfer of fluid between materials Architectural Roofing Metal roofing systems that are non weight bearing and must be installed

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steel industry glossary of terms technical reference

Glossary Explanation ADC Apparent domestic consumption See apparent consumption Alloy steel Refers to steels made with deliberate additions of one or more alloying elements during steelmaking to enhance the properties of the steel The most common alloying elements are Mn Cr Mo and Ni Anneal

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STRUCTURAL STEEL TERMS LAYOUT AND FABRICATION OF STEEL

STRUCTURAL STEEL TERMS LAYOUT AND FABRICATION OF STEEL AND PIPE Structural steel is one of the basic materials used in the construction of frames for most industrial buildings bridges and

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Glossary of Metal Building Terminology MBMI Metal

an architectural structural mechanical or electrical plan elevation or section indicating in isometric or in axonometric perspective the detailed location dimension quantity or extent of material product or member to be furnished Driftpin A tapered pin used to align holes in steel members to be connected

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Sheet Metal Fabrication Glossary A to W Kaempf and Harris

Sheet metal fabrication can be a hard concept to grasp because there are many different processes and tools necessary to complete a project To help you better understand what sheet metal fabrication is which processes are used and which tools are necessary to get the job done here is Kaempf amp Harris quick glossary to basic sheet metal fabrication terms

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Industry terms glossary of scrap and metals Free Online Library

01 01 2005 nbsp 0183 32 Reinforcing bar rebar is surrounded by concrete as a reinforcement in the construction of roads bridges and buildings COILS Sheet steel that is wound for shipping and or further processing PLATE Sheet steel that is more from 1 4 inch to 12 inches thick and more than 8inches wide ROD Round thin steel that is wound for shipment

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Glossary of Metal Roofing Terms Classic Metal Roofing Systems

Home 187 All About Metal Roofing 187 Glossary of Metal Roofing Terms Glossary of Metal Roofing Terms We hope that our Metal Roof Glossary will help you understand the terms used when talking with a roofing contractor If you have any additional questions please do not hesitate to contact us or call us 30 lb felt – was the standard underlayment for quality metal roofing

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Glossary of Steel Industry Terms American Iron and

an instrument or implement of or characteristically of steel as b an instrument as a fluted round rod with a handle for sharpening knives c a piece of steel for striking sparks from flint a quality as hardness of mind or spirit that suggests steel a the steel manufacturing industry

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STRUCTURAL STEEL TERMS LAYOUT AND FABRICATION

STRUCTURAL STEEL TERMS LAYOUT AND buildings bridges and advanced base structures Therefore you as a Seabee Steelworker must have a 4 inch metal squares of a thickness ranging from 1 1 6

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Components of Metal Buildings CDMG

Steel buildings are measured from the outside rather than from the interior square footage as you might expect in house measurements Read how steel can get you a new building at a lower price than you ve thought Pre Engineered Metal Building Structural Components Foundation amp Floor Line Metal buildings are secured onto a poured concrete

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Glossary Hardness Testing Terms and Explanations

Find the most common hardness testing terms and their meaning here Alloy Ball Indenter Carburizing Drop Forging End Quench Test Forging Galvanic Action Leeb Test

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Building Terms Glossary Constuction Terminology Houspect

The following is a reference list of common building terms used in the construction industry and a simple explanation of each COMMON BUILDING TERMINOLOGY AG LINE – A perforated pipe usually covered with a geo textile fabric laid behind retaining walls and other areas to catch seeping stormwater ARCHITRAVE – moulding surrounding a door or window opening to

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Glossary of Architectural Terms

Glossary of Architectural Terms Page 5 View of a GFRC cornice showing the use of galvanized metal stud framing and stainless steel flex anchors Angle Capital With Ionic capitals a special angle capital is sometimes used for the column on the outside corners The four volutes project equally on a diagonal toward the corner

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STRUCTURAL STEEL DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION

This glossary defines some expressions that are commonplace to the entire construction industry with a focus on the steel industry Advanced Bill – a preliminary bill of materials prepared using the Engineer of record s contract drawings From the advanced bill a purchase order is usually prepared and provided to the steel mill or manufacturer to reserve a time slot window

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Glossary of Commonly Used Construction Terms Anchors Rock Anchors MTA

Glossary of Commonly Used Construction Terms Adit A horizontal or nearly horizontal entrance to a tunnel or mine as opposed to a vertical shaft Anchors Rock Anchors Rock anchors resist forces by means of corrosion protected steel bars embedded into bedrock Geotechnical structures need anchors to counteract the uplift and other forces acting on foundations

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Steel Wikipedia

Steel is an alloy made up of iron with typically a few tenths of a percent of carbon to improve its strength and fracture resistance compared to other forms of iron Many other elements may be present or added Stainless steels that are corrosion and oxidation resistant need typically an additional 11 chromium Because of its high tensile strength and low cost steel is used in

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Glossary of Blacksmithing and Metalworking Terms English

11 02 2022 nbsp 0183 32 Metalworking Terms Definitions of words as used in metalworking Used for building heavy wood structures such as docks and timber frame construction Smiths often make more decorative versions See iForge demo Rosettes or Escutcheons Decorative Washers open die forging Process where forging is done on a power or forging hammer using general

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Glossary of Metal Stamping Terms amp Processes Manor Tool

Glossary of Metal Stamping Terms Manor Tool amp Manufacturing is a premier provider of metal stamping services We specialize in bending forming punching and deep drawn stamping and can handle production sizes ranging from low volume prototyping and short runs to high volume progressive runs We can fabricate new tooling or run existing dies from our advanced 32

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Glossary of Steel Construction Terms Worldwide Steel

Drift Pin A tapered pin used during erection to align holes in steel members to be connected by bolting Eave The line along the sidewall formed by the intersection of the planes of the roof and the wall Eave Canopy A projecting roof system on the sidewall whose overhanging edge is supported at the building

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Glossary Steel

The language of steel This glossary provides an introduction to the world of steel Alloy A material with metallic properties that is composed of two or more substances of which at least one must be a metal Annealing The heat treatment process by which steel products are reheated to a suitable temperature to remove stresses from previous processing and to soften

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Steel Glossary Glossary of Terms Platts

Three ferro alloys account for most demand ferro manganese the most widely used confers strength and hardness as well as desulphurising and deoxidising the steel ferro silicon is a deoxidiser that improves steel strength heat resistance and magnetic electrical properties and ferro chrome which is essential for making stainless steel but is also used in other alloy

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Glossary American Institute of Steel Construction

Curved Steel Glossary In This Section Technical Information Detailing Geometry Glossary Glossary A Arc The curved portion of a bend Arc Length The length of a bent rolled surface B Bend Radius The arc of the bend itself usually taken at the centerline The distance from the center of curvature to the centerline axis of the pipe expressed as a number multiplied by

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Metallurgical Terminology Glossary MetalTek

Glossary terms and definitions provided courtesy of the Steel Founders Society of America Centrifugal Casting Sand Casting Investment Casting Lost Wax Casting Net Shaped Centrifugal Casting HPLT Casting Vacuum Casting Ingot AOD Refining Close All A Abrasion The displacement and or detachment of metallic particles from a surface as a consequence of

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Steel Construction Glossary

Please visit www steel bridges com for a full glossary of bridge terms Cantilever Member which is only fixed at one end carrying for example an overhang Cladding The external envelope of the building particularly of the walls See sheeting curtain walling sandwich panels Codes and Standards Steel frames are designed to various national and international codes Of

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Glossary of Terms Used in the Steel Building and Shed Industry

Class 1a Buildings This term refers to buildings to be used as liveable dwellings for example our range of steel kit homes Class 10a Buildings This classification is assigned to non habitable buildings such as garages and sheds COLORBOND 174 Steel Is a type of coloured steel produced and manufactured by the iconic BlueScope Steel in Australia

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Metal Glossary Metal Supermarkets

Check the Metal Supermarkets Glossary for a comprehensive list of terms and definitions COVID 19 Update As an essential business Metal Supermarkets remains open for business Learn more

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45 Construction Terms amp Concepts All Architects Should Know ArchDaily

16 07 2018 nbsp 0183 32 Alternatively here s a more manageable list of 45 construction terms and concepts every architect should know 11 1 All in Rate In Construction the term means the total expenses for an

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Glossary of Stainless Steel Terms Unified Alloys

Killed Steel Steel deoxidized with a strong deoxidizing agent such as silicon or aluminum to reduce the oxygen content to such a level that no reaction occurs between carbon and oxygen during solidification 2 The term killed indicates that the steel has been sufficiently deoxidized to quiet the molten metal when poured into the ingot mold The general practice is to use

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Construction Glossary Home Building Manual

Free Construction Glossary and Home Building Terms Construction Glossary Lath A building material of narrow wood metal gypsum or insulating board that is fastened to the frame of a building to act as a base for plaster shingles or tiles Lattice An open framework of criss crossed wood or metal strips that form regular patterned spaces Ledger for a