Included are a beam and bar joist
structure ideal for medium-to-large mezzanines requiring wide spans and higher load capacities up to 300 pounds per square foot; a bolted C-section structure for smaller bay areas measuring 11 x 16 feet with load capacities up to 200 pounds per square foot; and a rugged beam and beam structure for higher mezzanine load and span requirements.
Cubic Designs offers a range of proven mezzanine designs--from a wide span bar joist
system to the Cubic high strength moment connection system which is specifically designed for Seismic Zone 3 and Zone 4.
This building also has some complicated steel work that includes rolled steel members for the radiused roofs and bar joist
up an incline to form the 4/12 composition shingle roof slope.
The fluorescent units are mounted tightly against the bottom of the bar joist
ceiling, which is 10 ft.
This two-story, freestanding fire station is constructed from structural steel, poured concrete, bar joist
and metal deck roof structure, and concrete tilt-panel wall system.
The beam and bar joist
design was not only selected for its strength and ability to accommodate wide spans, but also for easy installation of sprinklers and lighting underneath the floor.
On a 100,000-square-foot building, unnecessarily painting the steel can easily add $30,000 (though the savings would be slightly less for not painting a bar joist