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Mike,

Check out Mi-Tek specs. at:
 http://www.mitekinc.com/mitekproducts/ultraspan/specification.asp

and the USACE specs. at:
http://www.hnd.usace.army.mil/techinfo/cegs/pdf/05400.pdf

Regards,
Harold Sprague


> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Michael Zaitz [SMTP:mzaitz(--nospam--at)hgbd.com]
> Sent:	Monday, July 17, 2000 3:21 PM
> To:	seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
> Subject:	Lt Ga Metal Trusses
> 
> Hello,
> 
> Is there any information available for writing a specification for Lt Ga
> Metal
> Trusses?  We have our first school involving them and are planning on
> using the
> same philosophy as for wood trusses.  Provide a specification and have a
> specialist in these things design them.  Any critical issues I need to
> worry
> about?
> 
> On a related issue.  I don't think welding anything thinner than 16 ga.is
> practical so that is the min ga I am planning on using.  However, how
> would metal
> deck be attached to the trusses?  Using TEK screws or welded same as to
> bar
> joists?
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> Mike
> 


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