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Tag: Split-Ring Split-Ring and Shear-Plate Connectors

These are metal devices used with bolts or lag screws for producing joints with fewer fasteners without reduction in strength. Several types of connectors are available. Usually, they are either steel rings, called split rings, that are placed in grooves in adjoining members to prevent relative movement or metal plates, called shear  plates, embedded in the faces of adjoining timbers. The bolts

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