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Tag: Filler Fillers and Plasticizers

Fillers are commonly added, particularly to the thermosetting plastics, to alter their basic characteristics. For example, wood flour converts a hard, brittle resin, difficult to handle, into a cheaper, more easily molded material for general purposes. Asbestos fibers provide better heat resistance; mica gives better electrical properties; and a variety of fibrous materials, such as chopped fibers, chopped fabric, and chopped tire cords, increase

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Tag: Filler Fillers

A filler is a plate inserted in a splice between a gusset or splice plate and stress-carrying members to fill a gap between them. Requirements for fillers included in the AISC specifications for structural steel for buildings are as follows. In welded construction, a filler 1⁄4 in or more thick should extend beyond the edge of the splice plate and

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