NSC Archives

Tag Archives

AD 491: Hydrogen embrittlement in structural bolting assemblies – effects and remedies

Introduction Hydrogen embrittlement is a mode of failure that can affect high strength structural steel bolts. It is a reduction in the ductility of steel due …

Lindapter Hollo-Bolt plug-in tool available in Tekla warehouse

Working in partnership with Trimble Solutions (UK), Lindapter has launched a new Tekla plug-in tool, which it said will help to facilitate the efficient and …

Retail exposed with steel

An architecturally-driven fully exposed structural steel frame forms a standout retail building adjacent to an historic east London

Bolts and fasteners

Structural bolts are one of the key elements of a steel frame and there are two types of bolted assemblies generally used in the UK and Ireland.

Steel serves up store refurbishment

A famous department store in Dublin is being refurbished with structural steelwork to form the centrepiece of a new mixed-use

AD 443: The use of fully threaded bolts

SCI has been surprised to hear of the use of fully threaded bolts being questioned, as these have been in common use – and have been the standard bolt used …

Bolt slip in connections

The effect of bolt slip in truss connections is an issue that is raised with SCI from time to time in various contexts. Richard Henderson discusses some of the …

AD 426: Bolt head protrusion through nuts and threads in grip lengths

To ensure that bolt threads are fully engaged in the nut, BS EN 1090-2 clause 8.2.2 specifies that the protrusion must be at least one thread pitch. This is …

An introduction to preloaded bolting

NSC reports on bolted connections, and the regulations, standards and current practice for preloaded bolting. Bolted connections in structural steel can be …

Award: Knostrop Weir Foot and Cycle Bridge, Leeds

Knostrop Foot and Cycle Bridge serves to reconnect the Trans Pennine Trail, following the removal of a section of island between the River Aire and the Aire …


Click on the cover to view this month's issue as a digimag.