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RE: Fuse type fasteners

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I don’t know exactly what type of fastener you need, but there are bolts used for roadside sign structures that are designed to breakaway when the sign is hit by a car.  You could do a Google search for something like “breakaway sign support bolts”, and you’ll find several such systems.  Maybe one of these would suit your application.

 

-- Joel

 

Joel Adair   PE
Structural Engineer


SHW
GROUP
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From: dave brown [mailto:lavadave(--nospam--at)gmail.com]
Sent: Tuesday, October 21, 2008 10:40 AM
To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
Subject: Fuse type fasteners

 

Does anyone know of any fasteners calibrated to fail at a certain level? The application in question is a pressure relief wall that should be designed to fail like a fuse when a certain pressure is reached. Thanks for any tips.

David Brown, P.E.
Cooke Brown LLC

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