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A piece of roof or wall sheeting. See also Sheeting.
That portion of the vertical wall which extends above the roof line at the intersection of the wall and roof.
A number physically marked on a piece or packing that identifies each component of the building for erection and shipping purposes.
A non-load bearing interior dividing wall. It can sustain its own weight but does not support the ceiling or roof and is designed to withstand a maximum lateral load of 0.25 kN/m?
The uppermost point of a gable. Also called Peak Point or Ridge Point.
Also known as Ridge Panel. Used to link and weather-seal roof panels on opposing slopes.
A sign attached to the peak of the building at the endwall showing the name of the manufacturer of the building. Also called Ridge Sign.
An access door.
A concrete structure designed to transfer the vertical load from the column base to the footing.
A small access door within one leaf of a sliding door. Also called Wicket Door.
A connection designed to transfer the axial and shear forces between connecting members, but not moment forces.
A column base that is designed to resist horizontal and vertical movement, but not rotation.
Used in sealing roof penetrations.
Distance between centerlines of holes along longitudinal axis of plate.
Slope of the roof
Details of a building as viewed from the top.
Used for joining flashing and light gauge metal trims. See also Blind Rivet.
Column and beam bracing used in lieu of standard diagonal cable bracing to provide clear access.
A system of endwall framing consisting of vertical columns (posts), with pinned ends, which support rafters (beams). These posts and beams are normally light members made from cold-formed sections.
To design and detail components beforehand.
To fabricate parts in the shop beforehand. To manufacture standard sections that can be rapidly assembled.
The main load carrying members of a structural system, generally the columns, rafters, and/or other main support members.
The initial coat of paint applied in the shop to the structural framing of a building for protection against aggressive environmental conditions during shipping and erection.
A horizontal secondary structural member, bolted to the rafters, which transfers the roof loads from the roof covering to the primary frames.
A projecting secondary member used in roof extensions at the endwall.
The line joining the extreme outer, or exterior, edges of the purlins parallel to the frames.