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calk

(kôk)
n.
1. A pointed extension on the toe or heels of a horseshoe, designed to prevent slipping.
2. A spiked plate that is fixed on the bottom of a shoe to prevent slipping and preserve the sole.

calk v.
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Caulking around EIFS is different from caulking a house with wood siding, Williams said.
What makes Sashco caulking and sealants stand out for independent retailers?
Just stuff it into a gap before caulking and you'll automatically get the ideal seal (thin in the middle, with thicker "adhesion zones" at edges).
The analysis was sequentially performed, following the caulking process.
For our purposes, the term caulking compound (caulks) refers to a material with limited ability to maintain seal integrity while undergoing deformation.
OBJECTIVES: The objectives of this study were to measure PCB levels in soil surrounding buildings where PCB-containing caulk was still in place, and to evaluate the mobility of the PCBs from caulking using the Toxicity Characteristic Leaching Procedure (U.S.
Use caulking compound to seal cracks in the sash or frame on the outside of the house, as it's resistant to drastic temperature changes.
You can seal the holes by stapling sheets of plastic over the holes and caulking the edges of the plastic.
Caulking these places creates a seal that prevents water damage, as well as providing an attractive, finished appearance.
Leakage complaints from tenants at various floor levels, will, of course, prompt you to have the roofing, pointing and window caulking checked from the top of the building down to the ground leve, (or, at least checked at those places surrounding the complaining person's apartment.) However, the primary leakage source can often be identified by the owner or the building manager if he or she would go onto the roof and do this nine point check.
A caulking gun -- a ratcheting sleeve as shown in Figure 1 -- is used to dispense caulk from the tube.