The manufacturing process performed in a plant to convert raw material into finished Metal Building System components. The main operations are cold forming, cutting, punching, welding, cleaning and painting.
An architectural treatment, partially covering a wall, usually concealing the eave and/or the rake of the building.
A decorative trim or panel projecting from the face of a wall.
The ‘Job site”, “building site” or general marketing area.
See “Closure Strip”.
Film Laminated Coil
Coil metal that has a corrosion resistant film laminated to it prior to the forming operation.
A column base that is designed to resist rotation as well bs horizontal or vertical movement.
A standing seam roof system hold down clip which does not allow the roof panel to move independently of the roof substructure.
The projecting edge of a structural member.
A member used to provide lateral support to the flange of a structural member.
See “Sliding Clip”.
Floor Live Load
Those loads induced on the floor system by the use and occupancy of the building.
A wall framing system where the outside flange of the girts and the columns are flush.
A pad or mat, usually of concrete, located under a column, wall or other structural member, that is used to distribute the loads from that member into the supporting soil.
The substructure which supports a building or other structure.
Framing members and flashing which surround an opening.
See “Erection Drawings”