Batten sentence example
The tiles can be clipped onto a 8mm diameter steel rod, rope or nailed onto a wooden batten.
This may require an additional counter batten to be fixed to the top or bottom of the rafter to increase the insulation space.
Where the timbers do not line up with your fixings, you can use a suitably sized timber batten to bridge between them.
The ridge tile should be neatly drilled in the center to allow the fixing to pass through into the ridge batten or board below.
Here the batten cavity should be ventilated (see fig 1 ).Advertisement
The order came for the Jap guards to batten down the holds.
The batten thickness on the circular bay was achieved by using thinner pliable laths until the required thickness had been achieved.
All batten nails need to penetrate a structural material by a minimum of 38mm.
Cedar panel siding is available in many exterior forms, ranging from the traditional bevel siding, to the more uncommon board and batten.
Board and batten consists of wide boards with the joints covered by narrower pieces of cedar trim.Advertisement
A natural disaster can occur swiftly so that there can be little to do but batten down the hatches and wait it out.
It was Vice-Admiral Batten's squadron which bombarded Scarborough when Henrietta Maria landed there.
At the Restoration Sir William Batten became once more surveyor of the navy.
In this office he was in constant intercourse with Pepys, whose diary frequently mentions him; but the insinuations of Pepys against him must not be taken too seriously, as there is no evidence to show that Batten in making a profit from his office fell below the standards of the time.
For cutting the shorter edge I used a piece of slate batten.Advertisement
Mark a 120 x 180mm wide rectangle on the underlay directly below the tile batten where the vent is to be fixed.
This needs to be checked before the first piece of underlay or counter batten is fitted.
This will encourage water on the main roof slope underlay to drain down the side of the valley batten.
Unlike tiles that have nibs to locate them on a batten, every double lap slate needs to be twice nailed.
Fixing Each hip tile needs to be nailed into the hip rafter, or a hip batten greater than 25mm thick.Advertisement
In 1648, when Sir William Batten went over to Holland with a portion of his squadron, Ayscue's influence kept a large part of the fleet loyal to the Parliament, and in reward for this service he was appointed the following year admiral of the Irish Seas.
To the end of the First Civil War, Batten continued to patrol the English seas, and his action in 1647 in bringing into Portsmouth a number of Swedish ships of war and merchantmen, which had refused the customary salute to the flag, was approved by parliament.
When part of the fleet revolted against the parliament, and joined the prince of Wales in Holland, May 1648, Batten went with them.
The Batten Kill is the principal river flowing into the Hudson.