Angle/corner brackets

  1. GrahamHggins

    GrahamHggins Member

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    Would anyone know the correct name of these brackets..

    I like the look of brackets and rivets, was interested in the history behind it.

    Why were things made with rivets? was it just pre welding...

    Graham
     
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  2. rtbcomp

    rtbcomp Moderator Staff Member

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    Google "Gusset Brackets" (It's important to include the word "brackets")
     
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  3. nickk Member

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    Rivet construction carried on way beyond the period when welding procedures were developed as it took some decades before acceptable testing procedures could be relied on.
     
  4. bricol Member

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    Just look up Liberty ships for why rivets might have been preferred to welding . . .
     
  5. GrahamHggins

    GrahamHggins Member

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    what about those corner pieces - can they be bought?
     
  6. GrahamHggins

    GrahamHggins Member

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    That hot rivet process looks class, can it be done on a smaller scale, like hobbyist shop?
     
  7. 500e

    500e Always buy fire insurance, flood are hard to start

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    rtb that ages you :whistle:
     
  8. Arclikeharrypotter Member

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    If it's only the look you are after make the brackets, buy the rivets, drill hole to fit rivet weld from backside grind flush!
     
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  9. julianf

    julianf Member

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    The dexian shelving at my last place of work had those triangles in all the corners. I assume theyre still available.
     
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