Grit and Shot-Reinforced High Tensile Bolted Joints

by R.L. Sanks,
C.C. Rampton,

Serial Information: Journal of the Structural Division, 1957, Vol. 83, Issue 6, Pg. 1-31

Document Type: Journal Paper


Tests show that paint in such joints drastically reduces frictional resistance to slip; grit and shot placed between painted contact surfaces increases frictional resistance; shot reinforced painted joints are, in static tests, equal to or somewhat better than clean mill-scale joints and much superior to riveted joints.

Subject Headings: Tension members | Bolted connections | Joints | Friction | Load and resistance factor design | Contact mechanics | Statics (mechanics) | Static tests

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