arris rail

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arris rail

[′ar·əs ‚rāl]
(civil engineering)
A rail of triangular section, usually formed by slitting diagonally a strip of square section.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

arris rail

A rail of triangular section, usually formed by slitting diagonally a strip of square section; the broadest surface forms the base.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Where clips have been used to secure panels or brackets have been used to secure arris rails, remove the clips or brackets and lift the post out and install a new one.
If you have closeboard fences where the arris rails are supported in notches, or panel fences where nails hold the panels to the posts, it is more difficult to remove a single damaged post without destroying part of the fence.
Another repair that often has to be carried out is to damaged arris rails. Use galvanised arris rail repair brackets and some galvanised nails.
The boards are secured to the arris rails with galvanised nails.