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The Complete Guide to Roof Trusses

Roof trusses are formed when the structural members of a truss shape are joined together in a triangular configuration. The truss design is one of the more basic types of structural framing that is formed from structural members. Roof trusses also consist of a group of ties and struts that have been specifically designed and […]

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A Definitive Guide to the Inner Workings of Roof Trusses

Definition of Roof Trusses  A roof truss is, put simply, a triangulated system of interconnected structural components, which are often referred to as open web girders. These components are connected and pinned via the nodes, with external forces and reactions at the supports also being applied at the nodes. When all of the components within […]

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Recognising Different Roof Truss Materials, Forms & Details

  The Aber Roof Truss team are always keen to emphasise just how important roofs and truss structures are and how much of an essential part of the character of a building they are. A roof requires care and attention during the design, manufacture, and building processes. Caring for your roof and truss can prevent […]

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A Basic Understanding of Feature Trusses

  In the early days of housing construction, roofs that were also constructed where flat. This was generally because we didn’t know any better and it was also cheaper to build a flat roof. Unfortunately, a flat roof is very ineffective within our climate, and within a few years of putting up these roofs, they […]

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Knowing Your Roof Trusses & Their Importance in Structure

  Roofs are perhaps the most important part of any building, and although you might not think about it much, they are an essential part of everyday life in the modern world. The roof of any building will always protects you and all of your valuable possessions from the outside world; the wind, rain, snow, and hail, […]

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Maintaining Safety Standards with Truss Manufacturing & Installation

  The Aber Roof Truss team prides themselves on delivering the best product possible in the safest way possible for every single truss that we design. Prefabricated residential and commercial timber and steel feature trusses are used abundantly throughout the building and construction industries, as they are able to transfer the weight to a load […]

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