The span in short is the length of the bottom of the truss.
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Total load psf duration factor live load psf roof type 55 1 15 40 snow shingle 55 1 15 30 snow tile 47 30 snow 40 20 snow 1 25 20.
Trusses from 8 to 80 clear spans.
For example if a truss has a span of 26 then the bottom chord can be built with two boards 16 and 10 which allows for no scrap and waste and is the most efficient for price savings.
The more complex the truss framework is the greater quantity of these joints will be required.
The same thing is true for the bridge of the truss.
When spaced 10ft they will withstand 110mph winds and 32 lbs ft snow load.
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Alpine truss designs are engineered to meet specific span configuration and load conditions.
Just as there are many types of roofs with many roof parts there are many different types of roof trusses this extensive article explains through a series of custom truss diagrams the different truss configurations you can use for various roofs.
Just enter the dimensions of the roof rise and run to get started.
8 10 foot 1 10 foot 1 12 foot 6 14 foot 6.
The dimensions of your structure will determine the angles formed by the truss s top and bottom beams or chords.
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The shapes and spans shown here represent only a fraction of the millions of designs produced by alpine engineers.
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A truss for a gable roof on one side of your home for example might need to be 15 feet 4 6 m long and 4 6 feet 1 2 1 8 m tall.
Finally the truss calculator will compute the best dimensional method to connect the pieces of the truss with steel joints and a bridge.
While this article focuses on configurations we also have a very cool set of illustrations showcasing the different parts anatomy of roof trusses.
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Truss capacity is listed by pounds per square foot based on the following load rating criteria.
Top chord live load snow and other temporary loads top chord dead load roofing materials weight of the truss itself other permanent items attached to the roof bottom chord live load storage and bottom chord dead load insulation ceiling.