Open Joist Open Web Floor Truss



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8 thoughts on “Open Joist Open Web Floor Truss

  1. d1incharge

    I remember when the lumber yard salseman showed up to the job, and I had to mention that the finger jointed studs with the WONDER GLUE tm on them were falling apart at the fingerjoints, he said “that is the strongest part of the stud””that is what the manufacturer told us” I dropped one from chest high in front of him and it broke into 4 pcs, all at the well glued fingerjoint! That was just studs, you cant take your floor truss and shove em! All floor trusses, just another step up, 2 laps siding

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  2. UFPI01

    There is a crown built in Open Joist with the exception of 148 3/8 through 162 1/2 because they’re specific to Manufactured Housing. Open Joist trusses are flipped so they have a web/vertical located directly above the carrier to provide shipping support. This crown will also help in the ability of the product to have a memory when heavy loads are put on the joists during construction such as shingles or bundles of dry wall. The product will not be damaged as easily as a plated floor truss.

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  3. sameprecision

    Do you build these flat or is there a crown built into them? I can see that they do have an “up”.

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  4. UFPI01

    As stated below, HexiTherm is the brand name for Hexion’s family of adhesive technologies designed to offer the ultimate in heat performance.

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  5. Frankyyourpimp

    lets see how the “glue” holds up when these things catch fire

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  6. UFPI01

    Open Joist’s superior strength and highly competitive cost make it a natural choice for many commercial construction projects. The product’s strength/cost ratio makes it an attractive floor-framing system for almost any building project.Open Joist typically offers a cost savings of 20% to 30% when compared to metal-plated floor trusses. Comparing foot-for-foot cost, Open Joist is directly competitive with wooden I-Joists.

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  7. UFPI01

    HexiTherm is the brand name for Hexion’s family of adhesive technologies designed to offer the ultimate in heat performance for today’s engineered wood applications. OPEN JOIST® uses HexiTherm Adhesives in end joints for its all-wood floor joists to maximize heat resistance and fire performance.

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  8. theartofdime

    lets see how the “glue” holds up when these things catch fire

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