clay toe and clay shell

Discussion in 'Specialized Terminology' started by paquimab, Jan 13, 2010.

  1. paquimab New Member

    spanish
    Does anybody knows about the meaning of clay toe or clay shell?. Clay is "arcilla", but it doesn´t have any sense talking about precast concrete products.
    Thanks for your help.
     
  2. frida-nc

    frida-nc Senior Member

    North Carolina
    English USA
    Hi paquimap,
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    In a sloped wall, the "toe" is the "pie." This thread talks about it in terms of a dam.
    The "clay shell" is the "molde de arcilla" (probably that in which the concrete is cast).

    I hope that helps.
     

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