Bosses & Gussets

Bosses are used in parts that will be assembled. Connect the boss to a wall or rib with a connecting rib as shown in Figure 1. If the distance of the boss from the wall makes a connecting rib impractical, design the boss with gussets as shown in Figure 2.

Free Standing Boss With Four Gussets

Figure 1Free Standing Boss With Four Gussets

Free Standing Boss With Two Gussets

Figure 2

Free Standing Boss With Two Gussets