Criteria for Evaluating Bolt Head Design

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R. C. Landt

Standard Pressed Steel Company, Jenkintown, Pa.

J. Eng. Ind 98(4), 1179-1182 (Nov 01, 1976) (4 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3439078 History: Received January 13, 1976; Online July 15, 2010


The emphasis on reducing fastener weight, conserving material, and providing joint integrity has increased the importance of understanding the causes of bolt failure. In bolt design, a significant area where better material utilization can be achieved is the bolt head. This paper identifies the critical factors in head design which affect mechanical properties and presents a design procedure to determine the optimum head configuration.

Copyright © 1976 by ASME
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