butt joint


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butt joint

[′bət ‚jȯint]
(electricity)
A connection formed by placing the ends of two conductors together and joining them by welding, brazing, or soldering.
(electromagnetism)
A connection giving physical contact between the ends of two waveguides to maintain electrical continuity.
(engineering)
A joint in which the parts to be joined are fastened end to end or edge to edge with one or more cover plates (or other strengthening) generally used to accomplish the joining.

butt joint

A plain square joint between two members, when the contact surfaces are cut at right angles to the faces of the pieces; the two are filled squarely against each other rather than lapped. See also: Joint

butt joint

welded butt joint
butt joint formed by two boards
1. A plain, square joint between two members, where the contact surfaces are cut at right angles to the faces of the pieces; the two pieces are fitted squarely against each other rather than lapped; Also see oblique butt joint.
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Butt joints had been prepared with a 22.5[degrees] chamfer on each of the two sheets and were joined together using a filler material of type G 89 6 M Mn4Ni2CrMo (minimum yield strength of 890 MPa) by a manual welding process.
Current standards and recommendations for the laser beam welding are based on idea that identically polished edge surfaces without variations in the roughness and without any gap between the plates is the best setup in butt joint welding.
For the three joint configurations, the results showed that face to edge butt joints and edge to edge butt joints were not significantly different at the 0.05 level.
Steel inserts without preheating were also used for creating butt joints; however, the bond broke upon ejection from the mold.
In general, if a defect in the 5th lamination of group B occurred near an adjacent butt joint in the 4th lamination, there could be a tendency of failure initiation from the joint, which continues through the defect.
A butt joint backer is basically a 4-ft.-long, 5- or 6-in.-wide board with 1/16-in.
Feathering out a butt joint or skim-coating a whole wall is difficult because your knife leaves ridges on the broad surface--and touching them up often creates even more ridges.
The secret of making a butt joint invisible is to keep your tape coat as thin as possible.
To make a butt joint (Photo 2), open up the fold slightly and slide the top end over the lower piece, lapping about 2 in.