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Custom Metal Building Frame Types

TrussFrame - Open Web Rigid Frame
TrussFrame option for a metal building
Nucor Builder:
TMW & Associates, Inc.
TrussFrame is a hybrid open-web rigid frame system typically used in clearspan situations up to 250' or more. Available in both gable and single slope, as well as symmetrical and asymmetrical options, RCG
TrussFrame allows HVAC, wiring, and sprinkler systems to be incorporated into the trusses. This framing system is recommended when an open column-free interior is required.
Clearspan - Rigid Frame, Gable (RCG)
A Nucor clear span, rigid frame, gabled building This tapered member frame is typically used in clearspan situations from 40' to 150'. It can be either gable or
single slope. Common roof
slopes of 1/4 to 4 in 12 are offered. When large clearspan
areas are required for special
RCG
  industrial and commercial projects, the Clearspan frame type is typically the economical choice.
The Clearspan can be used with either cold-form purlins or open web joists.
Clearspan - Rigid Frame, Single Slope (RCS)
A Nucor clear span, rigid frame, single sloped commercial building
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
Clearspan Rigid Frame SS
of adding to an existing structure. The Clearspan can be used with either cold-form purlins or open web joists.
Modular - Rigid Frame, Gable  (RMG)
A Nucor modular rigid frame manufacturing building
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
RMG
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.
Lean-to  (LCS)
Aircraft parts warehouse with lean-to by Nucor
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
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 A Nucor Tapered Beam (TCG) drawing
available. The Tapered Beam frame is ideal for partitioning interior bays and small crane support systems.


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