Title: Automatic Jacks Speed Sliding-Form Construction
Author(s): David F. Stout and Robert E. Wilde
Publication: Journal Proceedings
Appears on pages(s): 381-392
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Electric jacks which leveled automatically, and threaded steel plugs for joining jack rods, offered advantages in sliding-form construction of a grain elevator. Notable were speedier construction, simplier erection procedure and minimum labor crews. Essential factors in sliding-form construction are reviewed and construction procedures described.