Definition of slip form in English:

slip form

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noun

A mould in which a concrete structure of uniform cross section is cast by filling the mould with liquid concrete and then continuously moving and refilling it at a sufficiently slow rate for the emerging part to have partially set.
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  • Once each layer is complete, the slip form is moved up and the next layer is tamped until the wall is complete.
  • This mixture of straw and clay is most commonly packed into slip forms, creating walls that are essentially ‘rammed straw.’
  • To overcome these problems, the Directorate introduced the Slip Form method to build the superstructure of lighthouse towers.

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