Although commonly referred to as a joist, the HJ & HB range of products are ideal for use as a truss or rafter in all types of roofing.
Skillion or gable constructions are suited to our joists for use in domestic, industrial and agricultural areas. ie. houses, carports, garages, factories, farm sheds and lean-to’s.
They may also be used for hanging beams and suspended ceilings.
Hopleys Joists may be powder coated in a range of fashion colours to make them a design feature on internal application
Roofing Span Tables (Monoslope)
Hopleys Joists may be powder coated in a range of fashion colours to make them a design feature on internal applications.
Span - Maximum Allowable Spacing, Simply Supported
Dead Load 0.13kPa, Live Load 0.25kPa, Maximum Deflection Span / 180
This table may also be used for wind uplift to a maximum of 0.4kPa with suitable lateral restraints. Where wind load governs, ie., in excess of 0.4kPa, the span shall be reduced. No provision has been made for the 1.3kN concentrated load. Where joist ends have rigid connections or are over multiple supports that spans may be increased. Consult your/our engineer for details.
Hopleys open web light weight steel joists are an economical solution for portal frames. Typical applications include farm sheds, machine and hay sheds, horse sheds, garages and carports.