Frequently Asked Questions

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Q: In a built-up I-shaped cross-section, how are welds connecting the plates designed?

A: Assuming that continuous fillet welds are used, the welds may be sized as per the requirement of NZS3404:1997 Table 9.7.3.2 – Minimum size of...

Connections 05/05/2016
Q: What thickness and size of washer is required for the preferred hole diameters in base plates?

A: Hole sizes in base plate may be up to 6 mm larger than the anchor bolt diameter (NZS 3404, Clause 14.3.5.2.2).  Holes would normally be d...

Connections 11/02/2016
   
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