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Tag: Pin Hinges and Butts

A hinge is a device permitting one part to turn on another. In builders’ hardware, the two parts are metal plates known as leaves. They are joined together by a pin, which passes through the knuckle joints. When the leaves are in the form of elongated straps, the device is usually called a hinge (Fig. 11.70 and 11.71). This type is suitable for

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Tag: Pin Pins

A pinned connection is used to permit rotation of the end of a connected member. Some aspects of the design of a pinned connection are the same as those of a bolted bearing connection. The pin serves the same purpose as the shank of a bolt. But since only one pin is present in a connection, forces acting on a

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