tie plate


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tie plate

[′tī ‚plāt]
(civil engineering)
A metal plate between a rail and a tie to hold the rail in place and reduce wear on the tie.
(mechanical engineering)
A plate used in a furnace to connect tie rods.

tie plate

1. Any plate used to tie together two components or parallel parts of a built-up structural-steel member.
2. Same as batten plate.
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Tie plate and hardware for fulcrum of 16% Model B Diving Board Qty 4
He also said a tie plate, which increased the height, shouldn't have been used.<br />The discrepancy caused the equipment Moore was using to stop suddenly, injuring his back, Groves said.
Plumb, straighten and brace the walls from the front side and then add the tie plate. Make sure to seam the tie plate joints at least 4 ft.
Other common causes of failure include "spike killing," and tie plate cutting, both resulting from the accumulated effect of heavy axle loads, as measured in MGT (millions of gross tons).
SIZE & DESCRIPTION A 2 1-1/2" x 5-1/2" x 46" (footing plate) B 2 1-1/2" x 5-1/2" x 57" (footing plate) C 24 1-1/2" x 3-1/2" x 19-1/2" (studs) D 6 1-1/2" x 3-1/2" x 55" (top, bottom, tie plate) E 6 1-1/2" x 3-1/2" x 48" (top, bottom, tie plate) F 2 1/2" x 24" x 47" (inside sheathing) G 2 1/2" x 24" x 48" (inside sheathing) H 4 24" 45-degree corner boards J 2 1-1/2" x 3-1/2" x 55" (ledger) K 2 1-1/2" x 5-1/2" x 79" (trellis post) L 1 1-1/2" x 5-1/2" x 43-1/2" (trellis bottom rail) M 5 1-1/2" x 1-1/2" x 43-1/2" (horiz.
(lb) (in) (in) (%) Ridge No No No 2,500 1.328 1.195 -11.1 Ridge Yes No No 2,500 1.016 0.870 -14.4 Ridge Yes No 3.5 by 3.5 2,500 0.938 -- -- Ridge No No 3.5 by 3.5 2,500 1.016 -- -- Ridge Yes No No 2,500 0.188 -- -- Ridge No No No 2,500 0.188 -- -- Ridge Yes Yes No 2,500 0.686 0.634 -7.6 Rafter Yes Yes No 5,000 0.750 0.636 -15.2 Rafter Yes Yes No 10,000 1.500 -- -- Rafter No Yes No 5,000 0.688 0.757 10.0 Rafter No Yes No 10,000 -- -- -- Facia Horizontal wall Tie plate Wall plate Ridge beam beam Load plate defection axial bending bending bending point Test Est.
Tenders invited for Machining of top and bottom tie plate castings
Unlike with standard walls, the tie plate on the front and back walls must be beveled to provide a flat spot for the I-joist rafters to rest on.
Tenders are invited for rental of the following equipment: nordco cx spiker; nordco tripp tie inserter/extractor; nordco sp2r grabber/spike puller; knox kershaw ktc - 1200 tie handller; racine tpi tie plate inserter; cat 930 wheel loader and a rotary dump truck.
Nail through the ridge into the rafters and toenail the bird's-mouth to the tie plate. Reinforce the connection between the rafters and the tie plate with metal hurricane ties.