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Metal Web Joists
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Truss Form design and manufacture the posi-joist metal web joist system. Metal web joists are commonly known as posi-joists, easi-joists, space joists or eco-joists.

Not only do these joists out perform sawn timber in span and dimensional stability, the added benefits of a greater bearing area and open web system make them easier to install for the carpenter, plumber and electrician, reducing valuable time and cost.
 
Benefits of Metal Web Joists
 
Open Web Design
  • Allows for easier and more practical installation of services
 
Light Weight
  • Smaller timber sections and light weight metal webs means easier handling.
 
Handling and Installation
  • A wide bearing provides speedy setting out and improved joist stability along with easier fixing of decking.
 
Long-term stability
  • Significantly reduced shrinkage provides a quieter floor system.
 
Reduced site wastage
  • Factory manufactured joists eliminates site alterations and wastage.
 
Improved sound and vibration
  • Strongback installation greatly improves overall floor performance.
 
Design
  • Integrated software ensures accurate design and manufacture of posi-joists.
 
 
 Posi-Joist Brochure (PDF Document - requires Adobe Reader)
 
 Posi-Joist Technical Guide (PDF Document - requires Adobe Reader)
 
 Posi-Joist Installation Guide (PDF Document - requires Adobe Reader)
 
 
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