tie plate


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tie plate

[′tī ‚plāt]
(civil engineering)
A metal plate between a rail and a tie to hold the rail in place and reduce wear on the tie.
(mechanical engineering)
A plate used in a furnace to connect tie rods.

tie plate

1. Any plate used to tie together two components or parallel parts of a built-up structural-steel member.
2. Same as batten plate.
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Other common causes of failure include "spike killing," and tie plate cutting, both resulting from the accumulated effect of heavy axle loads, as measured in MGT (millions of gross tons).
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Unlike with standard walls, the tie plate on the front and back walls must be beveled to provide a flat spot for the I-joist rafters to rest on.
Reinforce the connection between the rafters and the tie plate with metal hurricane ties.
5 Cut and nail a 2x4 rear tie plate overlapping the side walls, then nail the 2x6 tie plates onto each of the tops of the side walls.
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