Quantcast WELDED  AND  RIVETED  STEEL STRUCTURES The following paragraphs will discuss welded and riveted steel structures and will give examples of both methods  used  to  make  trusses. WELDED  STEEL  STRUCTURES Generally, welded connections are framed or seated just as they are in riveted connections, which we will discuss later. However, welded connections are more flexible. The holes used to bolt or pin pieces together during welding are usually drilled in the fabrication shop.  Beams  are  not  usually  welded  direcWelded and riveted steel structures

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