Gable Symmetrical Buildings
A ridged (double slope) building in which the ridge is in the center of the building.
Gable: The triangular portion of the endwall from the level of the eave to the ridge of the roof.
Finish: Red Oxide Primer
Usage: Low Rise Construction
- Support Widths from 10’ to 600’ or More
- Support Height from 10’ to 100’
- Support Clear Spans up to 250’ or More
- Support Roof Slopes of 1/4 : 12 up to 12 : 12
- Designers have the capability of arranging sidewall columns that are straight or columns with the more economical tapered section.
- Our plant fabricates all main framing in accordance with the company’s strict AISC quality certification guidelines.
- Interior support columns available as either pipe sections or H sections.
- Empire Steel frames come with welded subassemblies. Roof purlin support plates and wall girt support plates are factory welded to the main frames.
- Purlins are supported laterally by the welded plates.
- Empire Steel furnishes all structural bolts with a corrosion protective plating.
- Frames are prefabricated as much as possible.
- Endwall frames can be simple post and beam type construction, or can be built with a full interior type rigid frame to accommodate future expansion.
- Flexible design providing for maximum utilization of interior space.
- The benefit of the quality fabrication practice of Empire is the reduction in building assembly labor, and subsequently lower erection cost.
- Wider buildings are feasible more economically.
- Saves erection time and increases the overall stiffness of the building.
- Reduces the amount of purlin roll experienced under heavy loading.
- Improves the appearance of the building and helps to speed up erection process, and no more rusted bolts to contend with.
- Eliminates costly field work needed to “customize” the frames for specific building configurations.
- Endwalls are furnished in a variety of configurations, again with the flexibility to meet any need.