Your encyclopedia of terms used in the industrial flooring industry.

Definitions: M

Managing Expectations

When designing and constructing an industrial concrete floor slab, it is important to manage the client’s expectations about what can be delivered in both the short and long term.

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Mesh Sheet

A welded rectangular area of mesh reinforcement. The reinforcement across a whole slab is made up of many sheets, also known as mesh panels.

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Mezzanine

Mezzanine Floor

Raised area, in offices for example; typically a steel frame on baseplates supported off the floor.

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MHE

Material Handling Equipment (MHE)

Materials Handling Equipment (MHE) is used to carry goods around a warehouse.

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Mix Design

Mix Design

should aim to create a homogeneous and moderately cohesive concrete that will not segregate when being compacted and finished.

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Moment Capacity

The moment capacity is maximum bending moment that can be resisted by an element before it fails in bending.

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Mosquito

A mosquito is a small walk-behind power trowel, useful for finishing surfaces close to obstructions, such as walls and columns.

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