x-brace

x-brace

A truss panel, or similar structure, with a pair of diagonal braces from corner to corner that form a crossed shape; may be either struts in compression or tie rods in tension. See also: Brace

X-brace, cross brace

Any braces which cross each other to form the letter X.
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Satin dark stainless appliques are used on the instrument panel, door register bezels and x-brace.
Satin dark stainless appliqus are used on the instrument panel, door register bezels and x-brace.
Fifteen groups of piles support a continuous lattice girder, each set comprising four piles screwed into the river bed at an angle, with an X-brace between each adjacent pair.
The papers were selected from the Automotive Composites and other sessions of the Society of Automotive Engineers World Congress and discuss designs of composite body-in-white, dash panels, and front-end models for BMW, Toyota, and SABIC; an electric-power steering column, a new carbon fiber reinforced plastic (CFRP) composite X-Brace, and intercooler tank and worm gears from the Korean Automotive Technology Institute, Chrysler, DENSO, and Mando; leaf springs and coil springs designed by OlgunCelik and Hyundai; and component designs for electric and alternative fuel vehicles--a composite battery case and composite gas cylinders--designed by Hyundai and Ashok Leyland Ltd.
The model features a race-tuned suspension, upgraded Brembo brakes, and a carbon fibre under hood X-brace that increases torsional rigidity and stiffness by 50 percent, an Advanced Aerodynamics Package that includes a carbon fibre front splitter and rear wing.
To this I added an X-brace underneath for support, and cemented plastic laminate to the top.
Regardless of the bridge style desired, whether it be bow truss, pratt truss, X-brace truss, oriental-style, cable stay, or long-span, Steadfast Bridge enables designers to choose from a variety of shapes and sizes.
Period-correct NASCAR modifications include raising the transmission tunnel, moving the rear springs inboard, a stout X-brace to tie the sub-frames together, wheel tubs and a generous radius of the wheel openings.
Tenders are invited for 25 pairs of brace, pole, x-brace, 3-3/8" x 4-3/8", douglas fir wood, 10~6" pole spacing, with hardware, use on 69kv line.
The vehicle has a carbon fibre performance cross X-Brace, with a carbon fibre and aluminium engine cover, a carbon fibre aero package and an upgraded Mopar coil spring package.
The vehicle is equipped with 'race inspired' carbon fibre parts, carbon fibre performance cross X-Brace, a carbon fibre aero package and an upgraded Mopar coil spring package.