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Definitions of terms and phrases commonly used in ventilated and raised applications.

 

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  • Bracing
    System for reinforcing the vertical structure supporting the panels, in the form of tie-rods or struts secured to the supporting surface, the purpose of which is to ensure the strength and the horizontal stiffness of the system, mainly with reference to the edge parts.
  • Bracket
    Metal element used to secure an upright, a frame or a similar element to the masonry work. It transmits the stresses induced by the weight of the structure, such as the thrust of the wind, to the load-bearing elements.

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Definitions of terms and phrases commonly used in ventilated and raised applications.

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