What is gusset plate?
Gusset plate is a plate for connecting beams and girders to columns. Gusset plate is a plate for connecting beams and girders to columns. A gusset plate is a thick sheet of steel used for joining structural steel components. A gusset plate can be fastened to a permanent member either by bolts, rivets or welding or a. A gusset, or gusset plate, is a triangular piece of timber or metal that is used to transfer stresses between connected members and help. For modern truss bridges, gusset plate connection (not pinned connection) is.