Splicing frames

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Technique: Splicing frames
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Parts: Frames, Bolts, Nuts
Techniques: Bolting

Introduction

A splice joint is a method of joining two members end to end. The splice joint is most often used when structural frames are required in longer lengths than available. It is an alternative to other joints such as the butt joint and the scarf joint. Splice joints are stronger than unenforced butt joints.

Challenges

  • Potential for bolt shear in load bearing applications.

Approaches

  • 2 bolts - non-load bearing
  • 3 bolts - load bearing

References