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Mortise

In printing, a hole cut into a block or plate so type can be inserted.
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The ability of the above expression to estimate the ultimate bending strength of the mortise and tenon joints tested is shown in Table 1 where calculated strength values are compared to the actual test results.
E2 represents distance from top wall of mortise to top face of post, which were 5mm, 10mm, 15mm for L-shaped joints.
Inclusion of knee braces (with end tenons) into frames constructed with round mortise and tenon joints can be difficult because the tenons on the ends of the knee braces along with the tenon on one of the members (usually a beam or post) must be inserted simultaneously into their associated mortises--a problem also encountered in conventional rectangular mortise and tenon joint construction (Chappell 1983).
The distribution and shape of the boundary layer can be influenced by the change of air flow form the mortise which affects also the parameters of heat transfer.
But there are also some very capable rim deadlocks that are recommended for doors that lack the thickness to fit a mortise lock.
Concealed mortise rack bolts are unobtrusive and extremely secure as they are fitted into the door and frame.
Mortise and tenon is one of the oldest ways of joining two pieces of wood at a 90-degree angle.
A standard commercial hardware package with rim or mortise operating hardware, closer, and removable mullion makes the product suitable for various commercial applications.
The use of traditional timber-frame detailing with mortise and tenon joints, for example, is a proven safeguard against earthquake collapse, with all masonry being independently reinforced and non load-bearing.
Get an anterior posterior, lateral, and mortise view.