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NON PRETENSIONED BOLTS

Pretensioned A pretensioned joint is a joint that transmits shear and/ or tensile loads in which the bolts have been installed to provide a pretension in the installed bolt. Bolts can be pretensioned using turn-of-nut, calibrated wrench, twist- off-type tension-control bolt or direct-tension-indicating washer methods.