main runner

main runner

A large supporting runner for a suspended ceiling; a primary member of the suspension system; usually 1½-in. (3.8-cm) metal channels, held by hangers or rods from the building structure; used to support furring channels or rods to which lath is attached.
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Reroute will be my main runner at the meeting this year."
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* Refer to your drawing and snap a chalk line perpendicular to the joists where the first main runner (a "tee") will be located.
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