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Custom Metal Building Frame Types

TrussFrame - Open Web Rigid Frame
TrussFrame option for a metal building
Nucor TrussFrame is typically used in clearspan situations up to 250' or more. Available in both gable and single slope, TrussFrame allows HVAC, wiring, and sprinkler systems to be incorporated into the trusses, and recommended when an open column-free interior is required. RCG
Clearspan - Rigid Frame, Gable (RCG)
A Nucor clear span, rigid frame, gabled building When large clearspan areas are required for special industrial and commercial projects, the Clearspan frame type is typically the economical choice. This tapered member frame is typically used in clearspan situations from 40' to 150', and can be gable or single slope. Clearspan frame type can be used with either cold-form purlins or open web joists. RCG
Clearspan - Rigid Frame, Single Slope (RCS)
A Nucor clear span, rigid frame, single sloped commercial building
Nucor Builder: F.E.D. Corporation

The tapered member frame is typically used in clearspan situations from 40' to 150'. Common roof slopes of 1/4 to 4 in 12 are offered. A single slope rigid frame is commonly used on retail centers or as a creative way of adding to an existing structure. Clearspan can be used with either cold-form purlins or open web joists. Clearspan Rigid Frame SS
Modular - Rigid Frame, Gable  (RMG)
A Nucor modular rigid frame manufacturing building
Nucor Builder: Wickersham Construction & Engineering

The solid web rigid frame with interior columns provides multiple spans on wider buildings. It can be either gable or single slope. This frame type is economical with individual spans of 40' to 80' and building widths from 80' to 300' plus. Roof slopes are 1/4 to 1 in 12. The Modular frame can be used with either cold-form purlins or open web joists. RMG
Lean-to  (LCS)
Aircraft parts warehouse with lean-to by Nucor
Nucor Builder: Bates Engineers / Contractors, Inc.

The Lean-to frame joins to and is supported by a main building frame. Common spans are 20' to 60'. The lean-to differs from the single slope in that it must be supported on the high side by an adjoining building column. LCS
Tapered Beam  (TCG)
A Nucor metal building with tapered beams
Nucor Builder: Greviskes Builders
This straight column rigid frame is designed for maximum efficiency of interior space. It is suitable for all types of small buildings that require clearspans from 20' to 60'. Roof slopes of 1/4 to 1 in 12 are available. The Tapered Beam frame is ideal for partitioning interior bays and small crane support systems. A Nucor Tapered Beam (TCG) drawing


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