butt joint


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butt joint

[′bət ‚jȯint]
(electricity)
A connection formed by placing the ends of two conductors together and joining them by welding, brazing, or soldering.
(electromagnetism)
A connection giving physical contact between the ends of two waveguides to maintain electrical continuity.
(engineering)
A joint in which the parts to be joined are fastened end to end or edge to edge with one or more cover plates (or other strengthening) generally used to accomplish the joining.

butt joint

A plain square joint between two members, when the contact surfaces are cut at right angles to the faces of the pieces; the two are filled squarely against each other rather than lapped. See also: Joint

butt joint

welded butt joint
butt joint formed by two boards
1. A plain, square joint between two members, where the contact surfaces are cut at right angles to the faces of the pieces; the two pieces are fitted squarely against each other rather than lapped; Also see oblique butt joint.
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Current standards and recommendations for the laser beam welding are based on idea that identically polished edge surfaces without variations in the roughness and without any gap between the plates is the best setup in butt joint welding.
Based on the industrial application and joint configuration, staples for dado and butt joints were applied at an angle while those for rabbet 1 and rabbet 2 were applied at 90[degrees] to the back member.
The grouping of the butt joint placement patterns for the glulam samples were identified as groups A, B, C, and D as shown in Figure 1.
Next, attach the butt joint backer to the back of that piece.
Butt pairs of boards together so tops of acrs are flush and one board covers the butt joint.
Feathering out a butt joint or skim-coating a whole wall is difficult because your knife leaves ridges on the broad surface--and touching them up often creates even more ridges.
The secret of making a butt joint invisible is to keep your tape coat as thin as possible.
To make a butt joint (Photo 2), open up the fold slightly and slide the top end over the lower piece, lapping about 2 in.
If necessary, put a butt joint above the window to make it easier to install these final pieces.
When removing old flooring, create a new butt joint on just the side of the plank that's closest to the hole or where the damage ends.
If you can't remove a pipe or other small obstruction, like an air conditioner line (Photo 9), cut a butt joint at that point and notch the vinyl around the pipe.