I'm working on a project replacing a telescoping conveyor boom. The rail is attached to the underside of the boom truss. The original rail was riveted through the base of the rail into the double angle bottom chord. We are using a WT as the new chord but still want to bolt the base of the rail directly to the tee. Is there any reason this cannot be done? Using clips would be more expensive and would require a wider/heavier section to make the attachment. Of course the clip manufacturers want you to use their clips but I know you can order rail that is drilled. Also, is there any information or guidance on bolt spacing out there?
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