Open Web Joist
open web joist has structural wood top and bottom
chords and steel-tube webs with steel-pin connections. For use in commercial floor and roof systems.
Open web joists provide economical floor and roof systems in applications requiring long, clear spans and lighter-weight systems. Each open web joist is custom-designed
to meet span, depth, and loading requirements.
|Open Web Joist Characteristics
- Cost-efficient, lighter-weight system and ease of installation
results in lower overall project costs.
- Open webs facilitate
installation of ductwork, wiring, and plumbing
- Longer clear spans
- Short lead time
- Various depths,
grades, and sizes available
- Various profiles
available, such as parallel cord, tapered, or radius ridge
- Manufactured to
- Mezzanine floors for
- Strong back bridging
- Pre-cut blocking
- X bracing
- engineering, shop/installation drawings