P.S Its advertised on their website. (Their "Architects and Engineers
Manual" w/ details)
----- Original Message -----
From: James Hannah <jvhannah1(--nospam--at)home.com>
Sent: Tuesday, June 19, 2001 11:10 PM
Subject: Re: Metal Building Details
> Butler publishs an Architectural and Engineering Manual which they give or
> sell to Butler Dealers and/or Architects and Engineers. Find a local
> Builder (local phone book), the regional Butler Area Manager or Regional
> Sales Manager (Kansas City, Mo; Galesburg, Il; Annville, Pa; Larinburg,
> Birminghan, AL; San Marcos, TX; Visalia, CA) and see if they will give you
> one or sell you one. Depends on the size of your project and the
> of it being a Butler buidling. This manual contains a CD with 100's if not
> 1000's of details and/or sketches and drawings. They use to be in DXF
> format but I haven't looked recently to see if they still are. They want
> you to use their details and specify their product by name. The part they
> won't give away is the capacity or design of those details.
> Jim Hannah
> Galesburg, Il
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Juan José Treff De la Mora <jjtreff(--nospam--at)hotmail.com>
> To: <seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org>
> Cc: <v.t.eskelsen(--nospam--at)att.net>
> Sent: Tuesday, June 19, 2001 1:57 PM
> Subject: Re: Metal Building Details
> > I totally agree with you Valerie but Mr. Effland from Butler thinks they
> > might. Does anyone know the book Structural Details for Steel
> > by Morton Newman (1996 McGraw Hill)?
> > That is exactly what I'm looking for but for tapered member rigid
> > steel trusses, purlins, girts, struts, connections, wind rods, tie rods,
> > base plates, stiffeners, bracings, roof and wall panels, gutters,
> > downspouts, etc. All these for the so called "pre-engineered buildings".
> > I don't mean to know the secrets of a manufacturer, just the very
> > situations like those in the book I mentioned.
> > Any suggestions?
> > Regards,
> > JJ
> > >From: v.t.eskelsen(--nospam--at)att.net
> > >To: jjtreff(--nospam--at)hotmail.com
> > >Subject: Metal Building Details
> > >Date: Tue, 19 Jun 2001 15:58:04 +0000
> > >
> > >I don't know of a building manufacturer that would be
> > >willing to give away their details that they have worked
> > >hard to standardize and verify.
> > >
> > >If you are on good terms with a local rep or
> > >manufacturer, you may be able to get a paper copy.
> > >
> > >-Valerie Eskelsen
> > >Sun Building Systems
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