AD 274: Post-slip capacity of connections using preloaded bolts to BS 5950-1: 2000
The SCI continues to receive questions about preloaded bolts (HSFG bolts), particularly concerning the “capacity after slipping” addressed in clause 6.4.4 of BS 5950-1: 2000. This AD attempts to explain where “capacity after slipping” may be important and how it should be checked.
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