butt joint


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butt joint

butt joint

n.
A joint formed by two abutting surfaces placed squarely together.

[From butt.]

butt joint

n
(General Engineering) a joint between two plates, planks, bars, sections, etc, when the components are butted together and do not overlap or interlock. The joint may be strapped with jointing plates laid across it or welded (butt weld). Sometimes shortened to: butt

butt′ joint`


n.
a joint formed by two pieces of wood or metal united end to end without overlapping.
[1815–25]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.butt joint - a joint made by fastening ends together without overlapping
butt weld, butt-weld - a butt joint that is welded
fish joint - a butt joint formed by bolting fish plates to the sides of two rails or beams
joint - junction by which parts or objects are joined together
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Comparison of the hysteresis loops for the S1100QL base material with the as-welded state of the butt joint (Figure 11, [[epsilon].
The schematic view of LBW process in butt joint configuration is presented on Fig.
We began by building three torsion boxes, the base, top and the vertical side piece, and connecting those three pieces with eight dominos at each butt joint.
If unsuccessful, use two pieces of rail and make a butt joint over one of the brackets.
While holding the rail butt joint against the side of the sleeve with holes, the rails are welded to the sleeve through the holes and at each end.
For the join between two sections of wooden worktop to match up, you must plane the front to ensure it's perfectly square for the butt joint.
The three joint configurations included a face to edge dado joint, a face to edge butt joint, and an edge to edge butt joint as shown in Figure 1.
For solution of this issue TV method was proposed, based on computer processing of video images of the butt joint line, simultaneously illuminated by sources of structured and dissipated light.
A third joint and special butt joint make up the fourpiece long-reach 17ft.
3 Atkinson attached the trim to each upper shelf with 2-inch finishing nails and wood glue, forming a simple butt joint.
Pre-cured sealants are commonly used in butt joint applications where the joint depth is not adequate for standard sealants to achieve an effective bond.