Open-web joists

Open-web joists

A lattice joist welded from light steel sections and mass-produced to certain standard lengths, used to support floor or roof loads.
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Open-web joists are considered ideal for floors and roofs in all types of buildings whether steel or concrete.
The prohibitions focus on restricting the use of scissor stairs, temporarily prohibiting the use of open-web joists, and restricting the use of oversized fuel oil transfer piping.
It also designs, engineers, manufactures, sells, supplies, and erects pre-engineered steel buildings, heavy structural steel erection, process equipment, transmission, towers and galvanizing, open-web joists, and steel decks.
to assist in the design development and frame construction encompassing the structural steel, open-web joists, metal floor and roof deck and metal stairs.
A unique challenge overcome by Stearns' in-house engineering staff was the element of complexity in designing the open-web joists for concentrated loads at unknown locations on the roof.
The design incorporates exposed steel brace frames for both lateral resistance and architectural appeal, and exposed open-web joists within the skylight areas throughout the interior.