A baffle used to open or close the throat of ventilators.
The weight of the Building System construction consisting of members such as framing and covering.
A party who, as a routine part of his business, buys Metal Building Systems from a manufacturer for the purpose of resale.
The displacement of a structural member relative to its supports due to applied loads. Deflection should not be confused with “Drift”.
The loads expressly specified in the contract documents which the Metal Building System is designed to safely resist.
The Architect or Engineer responsible for the design of a Construction Project.
The resistance to racking generally offered by the panels, fasteners, and members to which they are attached.
Direct Tension Indicator
See “Load Indicating Washer”.
An angle or channel used to stabilize or keep plumb a sliding or rolling door during its operation.
A conduit used to carry water from the gutter of a building.
Horizontal displacement at the top of a vertical element due to lateral loads. Drift should not be confused with “Deflection”.
The snow accumulation at a height discontinuity.
A tapered pin used during erection to align holes in steel members to be connected by bolting.