English citations of ramset
Noun: large nail or bolt fired or fixed into hard materials edit
- 1979, unlisted author, The South Australian State Reports, volume 9, page 283:
- That fastening, as is clear from the evidence of those witnesses, is done with a ramset gun and it requires considerable effort to remove the ramsets which require to be jemmied up with a hammer and jemmy bar […]
Verb: to fire such a fastening edit
- 1964, unlisted author, Board of Contract appeals decisions, volume 64, page 685:
- “ […] . If you elect ramsetting into the stone, it is your responsibility to prevent damage to the stone.”
- 1975, P. F. Walsh, The Design of Residential Slabs-on-Ground, CSIRO, page 14:
- To prevent subsequent damage by ramsetting, the coils or cables should have a minimum of 50 mm cover.
- 1980, William J. Jewell, Anaerobic fermentation of agricultural residue: potential for improvement and implementation : final report, volume 2, Cornell University, page 148:
- It was felt that since the ramsetting of the steel bars to the digester wall had failed, a new system was required.