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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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.
While a truck collision with a cross brace would similarly exert a bending force on those beams, because they are in tension any bending forces would be resisted, in the same way that a string resists bending when pulled on the ends.
The Pavilion model features a solid maple play surface with two-part polymer coating and cross brace construction, just like the professional models.
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.
Numerous plans are currently available, including: FlatPanel TV Entertainment Center, Quilt Stand, Mission Coffee Table and End Tables, StepBack Cupboard, Arts & Crafts Pendulum Clock, Garden Arbor & Gate, Folding Table & Cross Brace Chair, and a Rod, Reel & Tackle Stand.
The other two semi-finalists are Leazes Inn, who came through 6-2 at Hazlerigg Victory - Mark Nesbit scoring five goals - and Blucher Social, who defeated The Ship 3-2 thanks to a Michael Cross brace.
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.
To enhance control, the Ulysses has a high, wide handlebar with cross brace.
This AD requires verifying the current location of the labels of the hydraulic pipes supplying the strut unlocking actuator of the left-hand main landing gear and of the pipes of the left- and right-hand cross brace.