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Tension Wire Grid

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    derekleffew Resident Curmudgeon Senior Team Premium Member

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    Abbrev. TWG, a type of suspended ceiling made of wire rope woven on ~2'" centers, weight-supporting, and allowing a lighting fixture to be mounted anywhere and shot through the grid. Most often used in experimental and black box theatres.
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    Tension Wire Grids - Peter Albrecht Company

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    http://www.iastage.com/skydeck_tension_wire_grid

    Also called a Izenour Grid, as it was first proposed at Yale by George Izenour, United States Patent 3181274.
     
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