Bar joist

bar joist

[′bär ‚jȯist]
(building construction)
A small steel truss with wire or rod web lacing used for roof and floor supports.

Bar joist

An open web joist with diagonal struts made of round or square steel bars with the top and bottom chords made up from pairs of steel angles.

bar joist

An open-web flat-trussed structural member used to support a floor or roof structure.
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roof structure is steel bar joist and deck with a membrane roof.
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.
Company specializes in structural steel fabrication and erection, bar joist, deck, and misc metals for high end residential and small to medium sized commercial projects.
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.
Tenders are invited for the new addition is a 6182 sf constructed of load bearing cmu with brick veneer, steel bar joist roof structure and a modified bitumen roof system.
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.
the building is a cmu and brick veneer bearing wall with bar joist, metal deck and 2 ply mod bit roofing system.
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 system).
Tenders are invited for the proposed fire station will utilize masonry construction with steel bar joist and metal deck to frame the second floor.