Sentence Examples

  • With very rapid building, no method of construction of floors furrings, or partitions should be adopted which will not dry out with great speed.
  • The most simple test for the value of a system of fire-proof coverings, and of partitions and furrings, is to erect a large sample of the work and to subject it alternately to the continued action of an intensely hot flame which is allowed to impinge upon it, and to a stream of cold water directed upon it from the ordinary service nozzle of a steam fire engine.
  • All furrings and partitions must be started on the solid masonry of the floors to prevent the possible passage of fire from the room in which it may occur.

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