What is a Fitted Bolt?

Fitted bolts use onboard ship :

These bolts find place in engine and boiler mountings, coupling shafts etc. and form a rigid fixture. On main engine mounting these are situated aft of the engine in the way of thrust block.  This system of foundation bolts offers the rigid seating with provision for thermal expansion towards fore end.

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Anand Gautam

Anand Gautam is a marine engineer, Graduated from M.E.R.I. Mumbai. He likes to sail onboard ship and is one who is passionate about his job. He loves to share his knowledge, information, and ideas to everyone in a simplified way just for his satisfaction.

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