Mechanical Engineering - Strength of Materials - Discussion

5. 

The object of caulking in a riveted joint is to make the joint

[A]. free from corrosion
[B]. stronger in tension
[C]. free from stresses
[D]. leak-proof

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

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Abhi Bansal said: (Jun 13, 2013)  
In order to make the joint leak proof or fluid tight in pressure vessel a process known as caulking is employed.

Manikandan said: (Jan 10, 2014)  
What is the proof of its said to it?

Vishnu said: (Jan 13, 2014)  
Caulking is nothing but to make joint leak proof by means of caulker tools at the inter face of two plates which are joined already by riveting.

Sindhu said: (Jan 18, 2014)  
What are caulker tools?

Venkat Sri said: (Feb 5, 2014)  
The process of making the leak proof joint in pressure vessels by a blunt shaped chisel is know as the caulker tool.

Jyotish said: (Jun 13, 2014)  
What is blunt shape chisel?

Murali said: (Jul 7, 2014)  
What is leak proof?

Md.Mostafa said: (Aug 31, 2014)  
What is free from stresses?

Ramesh said: (Oct 9, 2014)  
What is leak proof?

Anush said: (Oct 12, 2014)  
Production for hole is known as leak proof.

Siva said: (Sep 7, 2015)  
What is caulking? What is leak-proof?

Anup Kumar Mandal said: (Jul 23, 2016)  
To make the joint, the joint leak proof or fluid tight in pressure. Vessel-like steam boiler.

Bhagavan said: (Aug 30, 2016)  
Leak proof means firm contact with out leakages.

Raj Kumar said: (Oct 23, 2016)  
To make joint steam tight caulking is used. This is done by using caulking tool which burns down the edges of the rivet.

Ananth Smvec said: (Nov 10, 2016)  
Rivert joints were used in ships. Due to the caulking used in rivet joints, won't the water pressure in the sea leak inside the ship.

Ravi Naeayan said: (Nov 22, 2016)  
Caulking control the pressure of the water in the sea.

Manas Ranjan Nanda said: (Feb 14, 2017)  
CAULKING is the process by which we seal the holes form during rivet and LEAK PROOF is also same to caulking. Caulking is to make the material leak proof by sealing the holes formed during rivet.

Alsaba said: (Apr 2, 2017)  
Caulking is nothing but a waterproof filler and sealant, used in building work and repairs.

Hemant Vishwakarma said: (Dec 11, 2017)  
I think that is fullering.

While caulking is to remove burr between rivet head and sheet.

Sushil Kumar Maurya said: (Mar 30, 2018)  
What is fullering process?

Sumit Angad said: (Oct 23, 2019)  
Leakproof is which type of material if full in the water of polythene and we exert a kill in that polythene then no leak exists that is leak-proof material.

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