EAS-4 Strut Connector

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EAS-4 Strut Connector
Part image
Structural Support by
Kerlington Model Rockets and Paper Products Inc
Cost (total) 42.00 Funds
Mass (total) 0.05 t [N 1]
Drag 0.02 [N 1]
Max. Temp. 2000 K
Impact Tolerance 12 m/s
Research General construction.png General Construction
Unlock cost 2 800 Funds
Since version 0.9
Part configuration strutConnector

  1. 1.0 1.1 The mass and drag are from the part config, but the game handles it massless/dragless.


The EAS-4 Strut Connector is a part that allows linking two parts together, for greater structural strength and stability. Strut links are much more rigid than normal part connections, dramatically reducing wobble. Currently[outdated] it is a dragless and massless part.

Usage

Strut Connectors require a two steps for placement on a craft. After placing one end of the strut, click somewhere else to place the other end. Once both ends are in place, the strut is created. When on the second step, pressing the Delete or Esc key will cancel placement.

Description

The Strut Connector is highly regarded by many spacecraft engineers as they help in constructing more stable spacecraft. Once both sides are connected, a structural beam is created to link both ends, allowing for sturdier (and heavier) construction.

Kerlington Model Rockets and Paper Products Inc.

Changes

0.24
  • Cost reduced from 250 to 42, and made meaningful
0.9
  • Initial release