Why use rigidply s glu lam posts stronger unequaled design values still cca more consistent and complete below ground 60 pcf cca treatment lighter kiln dried after treating minimizes cracking splitting and checking untreated tops standard structural glu laminated fingerjoints and laminations water proof permanent below ground structural adhesive no nails. The geometry of the joint should not be altered by shrinkage of the wood and bearing surfaces should remain.
Bottom beam tie beam 150mm x 250mm glulam rafters 150mm x 150mm glulam king posts 150mm x 150mm glulam.
Glulam king post truss. Glulam trusses our standard range of pre configured traditional glulam roof truss designs. Engineers and architects on heavy timber trusses glulam post and beam and mass timber component connections timber truss topics include an overview of heavy timber truss configurations guidance on their applications and important design considerations. Its mission is to impact the current feeling of a room by opening it up and giving more room the mission is accomplished every time by our in house design team by devoting their knowledge and skills to design a feature truss best suited to the architectural character of any.
A queen post truss is somewhat similar to a king however with two vertical posts instead of one and a set of straining beams they can offer a superior level of stability to a roof structure. An introduction to modern timber connections will review guiding principles of mass timber. The king post is fixed free for out of plane buckling and any eccentricity from the cable increases the moment so you need a connection with decent moment connection.
Architectural feature trusses can form a breathtakingly outstanding centrepiece for any new or existing structure. Glulam macalloy roof truss glulam macalloy roof truss mistructe ire structural op 28 jul 19 21 27. Rule 3 allow for dimension changes due to seasoning of timber.
This means that queen post trusses can be effective for roofs with a larger span than a king post truss. Known as the leading manufacturer of metal plated wood roof floor trusses in the east rigidply trusses are manufactured for residential commercial post frame and many other applications. Rule 2 the wood removed to create the joint should not unduly weaken the member.
All are hand crafted using traditional mortice tennons and peg construction and are available in pitches from 25 to 45 degrees. Our roots are in the manufacturing of glu laminated wood timbers offering glu laminated posts beams arches timber trusses bridges and pavilions. Truss king post joint.
This glulam king post roof truss 6m span is one of our standard pre configured range and is made to our standard specification as follows.