Problems With Trusses?

Answer Trusses add stability and support to buildings. Because trusses are composed of triangles, they're resistant to collapse and can support greater weights than many other types of supports. Trusses c... Read More »

Top Q&A For: Problems With Trusses

Is it more expensive to order prefabricated trusses and get a crane or build the trusses on site?

Answer prefabricated trusses and typically less expensive when they are fabricated for repetitive use in housing project with similarly designed roofs. If the roof is a standard Gable this helps in... Read More »

Why do we use trusses?

Trusses are triangular structures whose shape allows them to support a great deal of weight. A triangular shape is more rigid than a square or rectangle and therefore provides better support as a l... Read More »

Trusses Used in Industry?

Trusses are prefabricated roof framing systems that are used in place of conventional rafters. This is largely due to the time savings involved with installing trusses. Truss design depends on the ... Read More »

What Are Trusses and How Are They Used in Bridges?

Trusses are triangular structures used to strengthen a bridge. The diagonal members of a truss distributes the load, reducing the force of compression on the load-bearing members of the bridge. Inc... Read More »