The choice of bolts in galvanic bolted joints
of steel structures must take into account the effect of the bolt size and bolt material.
Direct Shear Simulation of the Bolted Joint
Nevertheless, when load-carrying capacity is concerned, bolted joints
are the most important methods of composite assembling especially in aerospace industry because of their high load-carrying capacity and facility to assemble, disassemble, and repair.
Jiang, "Experimental study on initial loss of tension in bolted joints
," Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science, vol.
Failure of bolted joints
can lead to catastrophic events, such as leaking of poisonous material, train derailments, aircraft crashes.
Said Mr Milne: "Welders are able to train and become certified to industry standards, but bolted joint
assemblers have no such system, despite assembling pressure boundary joints on the same equipment as welders.
Seminars For Engineers, in conjunction with Clemson Edupro Inc., has announced its seminar "Fastening Technology and Bolted Joint
Design" will be held in Chicago, III., Nov.
There are four or five companies that come to mind in the Black Country that supply this area." He pointed to companies such as nuts and bolts manufacturer Doran Engineering in Willenhall and bolted joint
solutions and machining services firm Hydratight in Walsall..
The breakage of a wood bolted joint
is due to the bolt's shear, or to the splitting of the wood elements, when bolts are stiff.
The Rail Accident Investigation Branch also blamed a missed inspection just five days before and a failed bolted joint
. It said: "All three factors were necessary for the accident."