long life composite railings

wire rope

wire rope is several strands of metal wire twisted into a helix forming a composite 'rope', in a pattern known as 'laid rope'.larger diameter wire rope consists of multiple strands of such laid rope in a pattern known as 'cable laid'. in stricter senses, the term 'wire rope' refers to a diameter larger than 3/8 inch 9.52 mm , with smaller gauges designated cable or cords.

guard rail

cable railings typically use stainless steel cables strung horizontally. glass balusters and glass panels open the view while still providing safety, as at the grand canyon skywalk. with the increasing popularity of composite lumber for decking, manufacturers, like are providing composite railing components.

grade i listed buildings in brighton and hove

ovingdean and stanmer were two such places, and ovingdean's 12th-century parish church and an early 18th-century mansion in stanmer park—now the city's largest expanse of green space—are the oldest grade i listed buildings in brighton and hove.

cast-iron architecture

cast-iron architecture is the use of cast iron in structures for human activities, from bridges and covered markets, to warehouses and churches. first developed during the industrial revolution, cast iron became relatively cheap, and was common as a structural material and for decorative uses in the second half of the 19th century, until it fell out of fashion as a decorative material, and was .


sanchi was also her birthplace as well as the venue of her and ashoka's wedding. in the 1st century bce, four elaborately carved toranas ornamental gateways and a balustrade encircling the entire structure were added. the sanchi stupa built during mauryan period was made of bricks. the composite flourished until the 11th century.

ball lightning

ball lightning is an unexplained atmospheric electrical phenomenon described as luminescent, spherical objects that vary from pea-sized to several meters in diameter.though usually associated with thunderstorms, the phenomenon is said to last considerably longer than the split-second flash of a lightning bolt. some nineteenth century reports describe balls that eventually explode and leave .

stainless steel

stainless steel is now used as one of the materials for tramlinks, together with aluminum alloys and carbon steel. duplex grades tend to be preferred thanks to their corrosion resistance and higher strength, allowing a reduction of weight and a long life in maritime environments . passenger rail cars

listed buildings in penzance

a small mansion built of granite with modillion eaves cornice, chamfered quoins and string-course. the two storey with basement east front has tuscan three-quarter columns and entablature. the central doorway has steps with iron railings, a semi-circular fanlight containing a carriage lamp and a fielded panel door.

hmnb portsmouth

her majesty's naval base, portsmouth hmnb portsmouth is one of three operating bases in the united kingdom for the royal navy the others being hmnb clyde and hmnb devonport .portsmouth naval base is part of the city of portsmouth; it is located on the eastern shore of portsmouth harbour, north of the solent and the isle of wight.until the early 1970s, it was officially known as portsmouth .