This paper investigates typical connections of diagonal braces in fiberglass cooling towers. These connections are typically accomplished using mechanical fasteners and/or structural adhesives. Different combinations of mechanical fasteners and/or adhesive joints will be presented with a comparative study showing full-scale test results.

99-02: Diagonal Bracing Connections in Fiberglass Cooling Towers

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  • Jamie Bland, Ceramic Cooling Tower Company