connector plate

connector plate

In a truss, a prepunched toothed metal connector located at a joint or splice of a truss; designed to sustain the forces that occur at such a location.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The Grade-5 hardware provides shear strength, while the heavy 7-gauge wrap-around connector plate ensures a square and plumb installation with a tighter connection and greater moment resistance.
All Grade-5 hardware provides greater shear strength, and a heavy 7-gauge, wrap-around connector plate ensures a square and plumb installation with a tighter connection and greater moment resistance.
Work performed by Jacob Nielsen at Aalborg University (Nielsen 1999) shows that partial connector plate embedment is not usually uniform and that often greater partial embedment is found at the center of the connector plate, even when the plate appears to be fully embedded.
The company states it combines the versatility of selecting the most suitable fluid, air, data and electrical couplings from their wide range and fitting these onto a single, easy to use, space saving connector plate. There are over six million possible configurations.
Its US Ferguson arm has disposed of two businesses and Wolseley France has sold a metal connector plate and anchor design and manufacturing business.
Since the objective of this study was to compare the performance of a specific connector plate between blue-stained and non-stained wood rather than to establish a design capacity, several modifications were made to the CSA S347-99 standard procedures.