rail bolt

handrail bolt, joint bolt, rail bolt

A metal rod with threads and a nut at each end; used to bolt together two mating surfaces in a butt joint.
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He underwent three operations and a skin graft and had an external fixing rail bolted to his leg for six months to knit the bones together.
Using the front bench or passenger side seat rail bolts as attachment points, the mounts can be installed with existing hardware in the vehicle; additional hardware is supplied if needed.