butt joint

Definitions

Cars & Driving

  • noun a welded joint where the panels or other parts to be joined do not overlap

Construction

  • A square joint between two members at right angles to each other. The contact surface of the outstanding member is cut square and fits flushto the surface of the other member.
  • A joint in which the ends of two members butt each other so that only tensile or compressive loads are transferred.
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