Trussed rafter profiles
In This Series
This information sheet gives an idea of some configurations available using trussed rafter technology. The configurations shown are not intended to be solutions to specific design requirements and some types may be unsuitable for certain span conditions. However, they are intended to show the flexibity of the system but readers are advised to discuss their particular design situations with their specialist trussed rafter supplier.
- Examples of basic trussed rafter profiles
- More complex trussed rafter profiles
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