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Bolt Council Research Council on Structural Connections Specification for Structural Joints Using ASTM A325 or A490 Bolts

ASTM Specifications for Fasteners including Bolts Screws Nuts Washers amp other threaded Fasteners ASTM covers specifications for fasteners and fastener materials in High Tensile Alloy Steel High Strength Carbon Steel Weathering Steel Stainless SteelASTM A325 Bolt Dimensions Chart Sizes Strength ASTM A325 bolts are one of the most commonly used fasteners usually used for structural steel connections in heavy steel structures It contains two types of quenched and tempered steel heavy hex structural bolts Type 3 weathering steel Type 2 withdrawn in 1991

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IR 17 8 16 Sampling and Testing of High Strength

2012 9 24 nbsp 0183 32 RE High Strength Bolting Pre Installation Verification Requirements paddingtongreen Structural 23 Sep 12 13 46 Back in the late 70s early 80s we were designing and construction managing a nuclear power plant Skidmore Wilhelm s hydraulic tension calibrator or bolt tension calibrator has been the industry standard for testing high strength bolts since we invented the technology in the 1950 s Our units are required to be used on steel buildings bridges and other structures using fasteners in tension critical joints

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AS NZS 5131 amp AS 4100 Steel

2001 7 1 nbsp 0183 32 BRIDGE CONSTRUCTION MEMO 170 0 3 SECTION 170 STRUCTURAL STEEL July 1 2001 Page 1 of 21 B RIDGE C ONSTRUCTION R ECORDS amp P ROCEDURES M ANUAL V OLUME II Approved Methods of Tensioning High Strength Bolted ConnectionsBolt Testing Skidmore Wilhelm s hydraulic tension calibrator or bolt tension calibrator has been the industry standard for testing high strength bolts since we invented the technology in the 1950 s Our units are required to be used on steel buildings bridges and other structures using fasteners in slip critical joints

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High Strength Bolts Nuts and Washers Civil Engineering X

almost always the Skidmore Wilhelm Bolt Tension Indicator pictured at left This device measures the tension in the bolt by measuring the hydraulic pressure in a cell that is squeezed when the nut is tightened It can be used to verify the tension induced in a bolt by any tightening method and is required for ALL high strength bolt applications2 Sampling Pre Installation verification testing begins with sampling Per AISC RCSC section 7 2 On a sample of not fewer than three complete bolting assemblies of each combination of diameter length grade and lot to be used in the work Using bolting

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AASHTO Design and Material Specification Changes

Strength Characteristics High Strength Bolting Snug Tight Pretensioning Turn of the Nut DTIs Twist off Tolerances Inspection Best Practices Code Regulations Field Applications Plans Navigation Blueprint Commonalities Pearson Vue Testing Strategies2019 9 24 nbsp 0183 32 for Testing and Materials ASTM F3125 fasteners At the design professional s discretion as noted on the DSA approved construction documents the requirements of this IR shall apply to other high strength fastener assemblies specified in IR 17 8 Sampling

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Dast 021 Bolt High Strength Structural Bolting Assemblies for

than standard high strength nuts as discussed on page 52 Galvanized high strength bolts and nuts must be provided with a supplementary lubricant coating for satisfactory bolt tightening See pages 49 and 51 Economics of galvanized coatings on bolts2020 3 21 nbsp 0183 32 Verify that faying surfaces at connections utilizing high strength bolts are in compliance with applicable standards Observe or conduct bolt tension verification tests on required high strength bolt assemblies 17

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Assembly and Tensioning of High Strength Bolts and Nuts Part

That for projects requiring slip critical connections the lubricated bolt nut and washer be preassembled to assure proper fit of the bolt and nut and the assembly tested for strength to meet 1 05 times the requirements of Table 8 1 of the Specification for Structural Joint Using ASTM A325 or A490 Bolts prior to shipment to the purchaser 2019 09 24 nbsp 0183 32 The California Building Code CBC requires sampling and testing of high strength structural bolts HSB and either periodic or continuous special inspection of high strength structural bolting operations Refer to IR 17 8 for material identification sampling and testing requirements of high strength structural bolts nuts and washers

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High Strength Tension Control TC Bolts

As where fub is the ultimate strength of the bolt material and As is the stress area of the bolt as defined in EN1993 1 8 and specified in Table 1 This level of preload shall be used for all slip resistant preloaded connections and for all the other preloadedspecified Test Detail Equipment Capacity Make Year or Make Number of Machines Mechanical testing UTM 600 KN FIE 2013 1 Mechanical testing UTM 2000 KN FIE 2017 1 183 We are able to perform mechanical tests for ultimate tensile strength yield strength at 0 2 offset with a use of extensometer reduction in area and elongation with the help of the above machine

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BS EN Standards BAPP

2017 7 14 nbsp 0183 32 requirements relating to material identification sampling and testing of high strength structural bolts nuts and washers used on projects under DSA jurisdiction SCOPE This IR is applicable to high strength bolts nuts and washers that are used in steel2019 9 24 nbsp 0183 32 for inspection requirements of high strength structural bolts nuts and washers Sampling and testing of all HSBs shall be conducted in accordance with CBC applicable reference standards e g Specification for Structural Joints Using High Strength Bolts by the

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Specification for Structural Joints Using High Strength Bolts

16 2 iv SPECIFICATION FOR STRUCTURAL JOINTS USING HIGH STRENGTH BOLTS pecificatio for tructura oits si itret ots June 11 2020 RESEARCH COUNCIL ON STRUCTURAL CONNECTIONS 16 Revised tolerance for turn of nut Table 8 1 17 This document specifies together with EN 14399 1 the requirements for assemblies of high strength structural bolts and nuts of system HV suitable for preloaded joints with large widths across flats thread sizes M 12 to M 36 and property classes 10 9 10