cross bracing

cross bracing

[′krȯs ‚brās·iŋ]
(building construction)
Boards which are nailed diagonally across studs or other boards so as to impart rigidity to a framework.

cross bracing

1. Any system of bracing in which the diagonals intersect; also called X-bracing.
2. Horizontal timbering which extends across an excavation so as to support a cofferdam or sheathing.
3. Braces that cross from one column to the next to increase the load-bearing capacity of the combination.
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11 KV Pole top bracket (75x40x6mm 11KV'V" Cross Arm Back Clamp for 11 KV 'V" Cross Arm 11KV DP Channel 11KV DP Channel Clamp Stay Clamp DP Cross Bracing M.
The i-GRIP (or Isuzu Gravity Responsive Intelligent Platform) underpinnings of the D-Max are 42 per cent stiffer than those of this model's predecessor, the Rodeo, helped by improved cross bracing at the rear, which offers superior stability under load and when towing.
Larger buildings will require mechanical assistance to place the rafters and install the cross bracing and cable bracing.
101,250 following an investigation which found that the temporary amusement ride operator knowingly conducted rides after key bolts and cross bracing had been removed.
The final type of trench uses constructed on site methods such as sheet piling and cross bracing.
Semirigid connection factors are needed for exact deflection analyses of portal frames lacking cross bracing when connection factors begin to exceed 1.
The cabinet also features cross bracing, back stiffeners and double-walled extrusions, providing a high strength-to-weight ratio to support and protect equipment during a seismic event.
In its final ruling, FMCSA also stated: "Iowa DOT (Department of Transportation) noted that several carriers have removed the floor from flatbed vehicles, leaving the floor cross bracing intact, creating a skeletal vehicle, which allows the debris and fluids to escape from the bottom of the vehicle while in transit.
To help cope with the rigidity lost by removing the roof, Chrysler have added cross bracing underneath the car, and it works very well.
Inside it is a familiar Ka, but with wider sills and some well hidden cross bracing.