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Re: [SEAOC] Clevises and Tie Rods

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You might try the Crosby Group. Their phone number is 918 834-4611 Tulsa
OK. They manufacture rigging parts such as Shackles, sheaves, blocks, but I
don't know if they make actual tie rod fasteners, but I bet they would
know. 

Jeff Smith S.E.

>I am looking for information on clevises,  I currently have to design some
>large canopies which will be supported by tie rods.  AISC on page 4-148 of
>the steel manual talks about clevises, clevises size, pin sizes, safe working
>loads when using the largest pin size for any given clevise.
>  
>Does anyone know of a reference source which lists clevis design properties
>when using different pin sizes and grip width for a given clevise size.
> Hopefully it would include information about allowable loads for the various
>pin sizes so pin bending does not need to be checked.  I would think that
>there must be some sort of manufacturer's design manual available.  
>
>
>Michael Cochran
>Brian L. Cochran Associates
>Los Angeles,  CA
>BCASE1356(--nospam--at)aol.com
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