cross brace

cross brace

A pair of braces crossing each other to stabilize a structural frame against lateral force
See also: Brace

X-brace, cross brace

Any braces which cross each other to form the letter X.
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The Octane Edition features 20-inch forged aluminium Cross Brace wheels painted low-gloss black and Octane Red, a Brembo brake package provides accent colour beneath the dark wheels and interiors with SRT Performance seats with a Houndstooth insert, Hellcat logo and red accent stitching.
Additionally, the mast's slimmer cross brace improves visibility, further enhancing safety in these applications.
A 2-by-4-inch cross brace extends across the top with corner gussets to prevent side sway.
To add to the confusion, the differences in tube diameters and cross brace stud locations can be small enough that the pieces "kind of" fit together.
Using the Pro-Tec Equipment Utility Panel Guide, phase one would be a combination of two pits--a large cross brace pit, measuring 22-feet deep by 38.5-feet wide by 44.5-feet long and a multiple bay pit measuring 22-feet deep by 20-feet wide by 24-feet long.
From testing, it is observed that inplane shear strength of concrete frame with steel diagonal brace increases 2.5 times with the frame no brace and incase of cross brace frame it increases up to four times.
The Pavilion model features a solid maple play surface with two-part polymer coating and cross brace construction, just like the professional models.
The accident occurred when the arm of a backhoe being hauled on a trailer got wedged beneath a cross brace on the bridge.
Finally, it is interesting to note that if the joints on the cross brace loaded in tension, member (9), are assumed to be "loose," whereas the joints on the ends of the cross brace loaded in compression, member (10), are assumed to be "tight," predicted side sway deflection amounts to 0.175 inches.
A Bob Cross brace and a single from Dave Gilbert gave the visitors the initiative but the home side came back from the dead with a superb second half display.
#2 and 3 look like they have two holes for a cross brace, the lower hole looks like some metal has been rubbing on the outside.