Amazing Example of Riveting Joint: Howrah Bridge

Howrah Bridge is a cantilever bridge with a
suspended span over the Hooghly River in West Bengal, India.
It is an example of riveting joint. Bridge is not made
using nuts and bolts. The whole structure of the
bridge was formed by riveting. It consumed 26,500 tons
of steel, out of which 23,000 tons of high-tensile alloy
steel, known as Tiscrom, were supplied by Tata Steel.

Howrah bridge in Kolkata

Learn more about different types of riveted joints by
clicking here.

Image source: Flickr (Manuel Menal)




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