Where interior support columns are acceptable, as in vast production or storage areas, BW Buildings Continuous Beam:
If your building plans call for unobstructed, column-free interior space, BW Buildings open web Truss Beam frame offers long, clear spans, along with the advantages of open web rafters.
Built strong to carry the load, WideBay Trussed Purlins can accommodate roof snow loads up to 40 pounds per square foot at a 5’-0” on-center spacing for a 60’-0” span. Adjusting the span and/or spacing can accommodate higher loads. And in spite of their brawn, WideBay purlins are better looking. The G-30 Galvanized finish doesn’t require field painting and the acrylic coating helps protect the structural appearance for long term maintenance-free performance.
Available in depth options of 30”, 34” or 40” and a selection of five gauges. WideBay allows for optimal loading solutions. The superior use of steel shapes versus bar joists reduces steel cost. On average, a WideBay solution will weight 15% to 25% less than bar joist.
It is designed to work with BW Buildings, VP’s SSR, SLR II, ThermoDeck and HWR roof systems. Also, this system supports architectural metal roofs and EPDM when using BW Buildings Deck-Frame system.
LEADER IN STEEL SYSTEMS CONSTRUCTION
BW Buildings is a leader in providing innovative pre-engineered steel building systems.
EXPERTISE BUILT ON EXPERIENCE
BW Buildings specializes in the computer-aided design of pre-engineered steel systems construction for low-rise, nonresidential buildings. Working closely with architects, engineers, and contractors, we offer buildings that combine extraordinary aesthetic appeal with optimum functionality.
Steel systems construction can be used for a wide variety of buildings, including:
• Agricultural Facilities
• Auto Dealerships
• Distribution Facilities
• Government Buildings
• Houses of Worship
• Manufacturing Plants
• Miscellaneous Structures
• Office Buildings
• Retail Spaces
• Retrofit Projects
• Self-Storage Facilities
• Transportation Facilities
With our advanced construction methods, we can incorporate glass, brick, stone, or pre-cast concrete for special purpose or distinctive appeal.
The BW Buildings Rigid Frame is the ideal system when economical, column-free interior space is desired. Clear spans up to 300' or more are available, along with On-Center and Off-Center Ridges and Single-Slope designs. All these economical clear-span structures permit unsurpassed flexibility in use of interior space.
WideBay Trussed Purlin
WideBay Trussed Purlins offer an effective structural option to standard purlins or bar joist. These unique secondary members are designed to span up to 60’ between frames. WideBay is the ideal choice for projects requiring open interior space for equipment placement, racking and storage or where column-free space is needed for sporting events or concerts.
BW Buildings offers several different framing systems to fit the needs of your metal building.
The open web design of BW Buildings Continuous Truss frames offers construction cost savings through optimal material use and reduction of required building heights.
BW Buildings utilizes G-30 Cee and Zee members attached to primary structural framing for maximum support of exterior cladding.