plated truss

plated truss

A wood truss assembly in which the truss joints are held together and reinforced with steel plates.
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It is easier to handle than an I-joist and lighter in weight than a plated truss.
Even so, components like plated trusses, now an industry standard, have built-in engineering value - hence, the ability to frame a roof with 2x4 trusses spaced 24 inches on center.