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Tag: Fastener Diameter Fastener Diameters

Minimum bolt diameters are 1⁄2 in for buildings and railroad bridges. In highway-bridge members carrying calculated stress, 3⁄4-in fasteners are the smallest permitted, in general, but 5⁄8-in fasteners may be used in 21⁄2-in stressed legs of angles and in flanges of sections requiring 5⁄8-in fasteners (controlled by required installation clearance to web and minimum edge distance). Structural shapes that do

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