free-span roof

free-span roof

A roof that spans from wall to wall without interior columns or pillars.
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The bins feature free-span roofs in addition to a sidewall system that incorporates a smooth inner wall sheet laminated to a corrugated outer wall sheet.
Stay out of auditoriums, gymnasiums, and other structures with wide, free-span roofs.