stay plate

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batten plate, stay plate

A steel plate used to join two parallel components (such as flanges or angles) of a built-up structural column, girder, or strut; designed to transmit shear between the two components.
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Static universal testing machines (UTMs) may include stay plates to hold the columns in place.