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11 steel girder Ideabooks
"A steel girder is the primary framing element that supports the concentrated loads... shapes for steel girders are I-beams, C- or channel beams and box beams. Used primarily... projects, steel girders are strong over long spans despite their relatively small size... strength of steel girders makes this catwalk safe for walking. Steel girders can be connected... This steel girder allows the wood beams above to be cantilevered, taking the load..."
Open Web Steel Joist
"open web steel joist (OWSJ) is a lightweight steel web between beams that utilizes the... open web steel joists used here are steel beams with steel webbing. This style is an... alternative to steel girders or large solid wood or glulam beams. These joists have the advantages..."
"wood or steel gives support to a home's architecture... appearance. Steel girders create this wall opening. The posts are vertical and the beam... tenons. Steel can rust as quickly as overnight. A primer was applied to these steel... Two steel beams support the transparent roof material of this covered walkway...."
"together with steel tie rods or tiebacks. The concrete is left to cure for several days before... painted steel girders (painted construction yellow) complement the poured concrete..."
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"made of steel girders spaced evenly apart creates this outdoor patio. Here is an example..."
"sloping steel girders and cable railings comprise this catwalk in a lofted interior..."