The Marley Difference – Structural Connections – Shear Plates
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The Marley Difference - Structural Connections - Shear Plates
White PapersShear plates increase the load-bearing capability of joints in wood structures by increasing the bearing area. In addition, properly designed shear plates provide joint stability even if the bolted connection becomes loose because of wood shrinkage or minor movement between the members making up the joint.
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