interlocking joint

interlocking joint

A form of joggle in which a protrusion on one member complements a slot or routed groove in another; a joint formed between sheet-metal parts by joining their preformed edges to provide a continuous locked piece. See also: Joint

interlocking joint

1. A form of joggle in which a rib or other protrusion on one stone complements a routed groove or slot on another; prevents relative displacement.
2. A joint formed between sheet-metal parts by engaging their edges which have been preformed to provide a continuous locked splice.
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The tight fitting double tongue and groove interlocking joint designs create a weather- and airtigh environment, eliminating vapor drive and thermal bridging.
The straight and corner sections feature interlocking joints and snap together to form square and rectangular pitch pans 4" x 4" and larger.
Check the interlocking joints to make sure they all meet at the right height and that no part of the outfeed table is proud or short of the sides.
The range has been constructed using complex interlocking joints, which ensure that the baths and basins are leak proof.
Crane claims that its product's interlocking joints provide a tight enough seal to stop wind penetration from stealing away the material's insulating benefit.
By the same token, the elaborate interlocking joints at roof corners, made without nails or pegs, became the points of greatest architectural elaboration, with carved and highly coloured brackets in the case of temples.
This step melts the ink, leaving behind a network of interlocking joints and pipes.
Stamped steel tube fittings are held together by a combination of interlocking joints and 1/4 X 20 socket head cap screws.
Scientists think stone-age workmen used only hand tools to smooth these huge stones and hammer interlocking joints to keep them connected to one another.