Feb 23, 2012 - the condition that exists when all of the plies in a connection have been pulled into firm contact by the bolts in the joint and all of the bolts in the joint have been tightened sufficiently to prevent the removal of the nuts without the use of a wrench.” Snug-Tight Definition (NEW). ANSI/ AISC 348-09. MARKETING.
Source: introduction to the new aisc publications the 2009 rcsc
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