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Metal Building Components

November 11, 2021

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Main Frame Column


Main Frame Columns provide the vertical load bearing support for the entire building structure.



Galvanized Z Purlins used for roof desk support.

Galvanized Z-Purlins used as support for the roofing deck.  These in turn sit on rafters that are built up beams.



Wind Bent Column

A Wind-Bent column is a sub-frame consisting of two portal columns and a portal rafter placed between the two adjacent mainframe columns in a bay. 



intermeiittent support co;umns

Intermittent support columns allow for smaller rafters by providing midspan support.  



1.5

Here you see 1.5″ B Wide Rib Roof Deck supported by Galvanized C Purlins.  Together with the concrete deck above them, they makeup the structure of the second floor.



U-Panel Siding

These are the U-Panels that are the exterior skin of the building.



C-Purlin for Window Framing

Galvanized C-Purlins used as lightweight framing for windows.




Galvanized C-Purlins

Galvanized C Purlin, used here as a Girt.  Girts provide lateral support to the wall panel to resist wind loads and are used to attach the building skin



Jack-Beam

Jack Beams are used to support discontinued columns that do not extend to lower floors.



B-Panel

B panel used as support for Exterior Insulation Finishing Systems (EIFS).  The finished wall will be stucco.



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