Saturday, January 8, 2011

Cotter joint with a gib

Gib and cotter joints are used for rods of square or rectangular cross section .the end of one rod fits the end of the other rod which is made in the form of a strap. A gib is used along with the cotter to make this joint. Gib is likely a cotter but with two gib heads at its ends . The thickness of the gib and cotter are same.
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