Bearing plate

bearing plate

[′ber·iŋ ‚plāt]
(civil engineering)
A flat steel plate used under the end of a wall-bearing beam to distribute the load over a broader area.

Bearing plate

A metal plate at the end of a beam or bottom of a column to distribute the load over a larger surface.

bearing plate

A steel slab which is placed under a beam, column, girder, or truss to distribute the end reaction from the beam to its support.
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Every night we arranged pit-falls for the robbers, and all filed up to bed, bearing plate, money, weapons, and things to barricade with, as if we lived in war times.
In five minutes they returned, the little ones bearing plates of thin caraway wafers,--hearts, diamonds, and circles daintily sugared, and flecked with caraway seed raised in the garden behind the house.
This ensures no delay in forward movement of the bearing plate, even after cam wear and cam follower wear.
The victim disappeared on 25 March 2011 together with his Toyota RAV4 car bearing plate number CE 894L.
Also, if the covers are left on while powering up the aircraft, their elastic cords could get jammed into the TADS drive gear and bearing plate.
Ensuring that the bearing outer race cannot rotate in the bearing plate housing can improve bearing performance and avoid the need to replace worn bearing housings.
The assailants left behind one of the motorcycles bearing plate No KDW-8010.
The systems involve a cast anchor head, a cast bearing plate, and a plastic or steel structure that feeds steel wiring through to the base plate, as well as several other miscellaneous components (Fig.
On a bearing plate for a supercharger assembly, production has gone from 50 units to 110 units per day with the same tolerances and a 1.
Even when there is direct contact between the joist end and the supporting bearing plate, as shown in Figure 1d, work by Chui and Smith (1990) has shown that due to the relatively soft nature of wood, the natural frequency of the wood beam can be reduced if the support contact area is small.
The rolling action of the bearing plate assures even distribution of the load between the two ball tracks.
The two-piece hinge and bearing component originally was a welded assembly consisting of 25 pieces for the hinge plate and 40 pieces for the bearing plate.