cross brace

cross brace

A pair of braces crossing each other to stabilize a structural frame against lateral force
See also: Brace

X-brace, cross brace

Any braces which cross each other to form the letter X.
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Tenders are invited for One Coach Set Of Roof Arch,Final Roof Arch, Cross Brace And Stiffening Angle For Lwsczac And Lwfczac To Drg Nos Lwsczac-1-6-007 Item-1 Alt Nil - 27 N0s,Lwsczac-1-6-008 Col I Alt Nil - 2 Nos,Lwsczac-1-6-010 Col I Alt A - 6 Nos,Lwsczac-1-6-010 Col Ii Alt A - 1 No,Lwsczac-1-6-012 Col I Alt Nil - 1 No,Lwsczac-1-6-014 Col I - Alt Nil - 1No,Lwsczac-1-6-001 Item 7 Alt A -1 No, Lwsczac-1-6-001 Item 8 Alt A -1 No,Lwsczac-1-6-001 Item 9 Alt A -1 No, Lwsczac-1-6-001 Item 10 Alt A -1 No.
A 2-by-4-inch cross brace extends across the top with corner gussets to prevent side sway.
To add to the confusion, the differences in tube diameters and cross brace stud locations can be small enough that the pieces "kind of" fit together.
Using the Pro-Tec Equipment Utility Panel Guide, phase one would be a combination of two pits--a large cross brace pit, measuring 22-feet deep by 38.
5 times with the frame no brace and incase of cross brace frame it increases up to four times.
The Pavilion model features a solid maple play surface with two-part polymer coating and cross brace construction, just like the professional models.
The accident occurred when the arm of a backhoe being hauled on a trailer got wedged beneath a cross brace on the bridge.
Finally, it is interesting to note that if the joints on the cross brace loaded in tension, member (9), are assumed to be "loose," whereas the joints on the ends of the cross brace loaded in compression, member (10), are assumed to be "tight," predicted side sway deflection amounts to 0.
A Bob Cross brace and a single from Dave Gilbert gave the visitors the initiative but the home side came back from the dead with a superb second half display.
The mission focus was replacing 98 damaged cross brace support boards under the piers.
2 and 3 look like they have two holes for a cross brace, the lower hole looks like some metal has been rubbing on the outside.
A cross brace at the end of the tracks prevents the building from going too far, while short lengths of the 1-by-4 wood provide the same protection at the front.