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  • Wind Bracing

    Written by Bob Christensen
    03/20/2014 at 03:25 PM

    I am interested in learning how post frame construction is wind braced to meet SPS 321.25 (8) for compliance with the Wisconsin UDC.

  • Truss to Post Hardware

    Written by Shan
    02/22/2014 at 11:04 PM

    When using a bolt to fasten a truss to a pretreated post does the bolt have to be stainless or hot dip galvanized or can a standard carbon steel bolt be used? and where would this requirement be found?

  • Life expectancy

    Written by Bill
    12/19/2013 at 01:29 PM

    The airport board is working on new design parameters for hangars and some concerns were voiced. the way the lease works is that the lessee will build their hangar and have a 20-30 year lease at which time the hangar would revert to the County. The concern the county commissioners have is that a post frame structure may be at the end of it's life expectancy at this point and they would be left with an unusable structure that would need to be removed. What are the thoughts of some of the experts in this area?

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