Mm iiiiiii t

architecturally, as well as structurally, to be able to reduce any 'sag' in the rod, otherwise not only will the member not be fully effective in tension, but architecturally it will appear 'weak'.

The coupler is often provided with a flattened portion to assist in turning without damaging the surface. Figure 7.13 shows an example of a coupler in a large stainless steel bar used in the Helsinki Sanomat building. In this case, the thread has been cut into the bar.

Greener Homes for You

Greener Homes for You

Get All The Support And Guidance You Need To Be A Success At Living Green. This Book Is One Of The Most Valuable Resources In The World When It Comes To Great Tips on Buying, Designing and Building an Eco-friendly Home.

Get My Free Ebook


Post a comment