Diagram of roof truss
20 July 2012

What is a Roof Truss?

Diagram of roof trussA roof truss is a pre-engineered structure usually comprised of wood or metal. A pitched truss or common truss is commonly a triangular shape and is most often used in typical roof construction. Members that make up a truss are called top chords and bottom chords and web bracing. Sizes of the components are determined by span, load and spacing.


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