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Purlin and side rails systems METSEC

Structural system for efficient solution of secondary steel constructions made of thin-walled Z and C sections completed with wide array of braces, rods, angle clips and anchor shoes.

Structural systems METSEC – a name you can trust and which is a synonym for the efficient solution of secondary steel structures of hall constructions. Our existing results include thousands of successful deliveries of purlin systems for halls of various use and with the size ranging from several hundred square meters to huge logistic and shopping centers.

ADVANTAGES OF METSEC STRUCTURAL SYSTEMS

  • Light and elegant structural solution with high bearing capacity.
  • 60% of weight savings when compared with standard purlins.
  • 30% of cost savings when compared with standard purlins.
  • Possibility of bridging the span up to 15 meters.
  • Software statics calculations and creation of production documents.
  • Technical support.
  • Easy and fast assembly.
  • Sections are packaged and delivered to the construction site according to customers‘ demands.
  • All sections are individually marked according to customers‘ demands.

SECTIONS RANGE

The sections product range includes 55 sizes of Z sections, 52 sizes of C sections and 7 sizes of E sections (section for gutter purlin). Sections are completed with wide array of accessories such as braces, rods, angle clips and anchor shoes.

All the sections are made of S450GD steel with the basic surface protection formed by hot-dip galvanisation of weight Z275. In the case of demands on higher weight of the galvanised zinc surface, we are able to provide the coating Z600, Z800 and Z1000.

STRUCTURAL SYSTEMS

Purlins – design in four structural systems.
BUTT – plain beams for the span up to 12m. The system can be used for purlins and cross bars.
SLEEVED – continuous beams for minimum of 2 bays. The continuity is secured by fittings. Possible to design for the span up to 15m. Optimum span is 5 – 7m. The system can be used for purlins and cross bars.
HEB – continuous beams for minimum of 5 bays.. The continuity is secured by fittings. Possible to design for the span up to 15m. Optimum span is 6 – 10m. The system can be used for purlins and cross bars.
METLAP – continuous beams for minimum of 4 bays. The continuity is secured by overhangs. Possible to design for the span up to 14.5m. Optimum span is 10 – 12m and where the structure transfers high loads.
Design of purlin and cross bar systems – see design support.

DESIGN SUPPORT

STATICS DESIGN

  • Design tables in technical manual Z and C section for secondary steel frames.
  • Design programme METSPEC12 EC.

METSPEC12 EC

Statics software designated for the design of purlins, cross bars, gutter girders, ceiling beams, pressed and drawn components made of C sections and gable pillars.

Statics designs are carried out in compliance with the following standards:

  • EN 1990 a EN 1991-1-1 Design principles and general loads EN 1991-1-3 Snow loads
  • EN1991-1-4 Wind loads
  • EN1993-1-1 Design of steel frames (general rules)
  • EN 1993-1-3 Design of steel frames – thin-walled and plane sections.
  • Design is carried out in compliance with national appendices.

Advantages of design made by METSPEC12EC:

  • Easy and user-friendly programmme environment
  • Design optimisation
  • Generator of wind loads
  • Generator of loads resulting from snowdrifts
  • Evaluation of combining the bending moment and axial force

METSPEC12EC is available for our customers and partner design companies for free. In order to get the installation CD, contact our sales representatives or contact us.

PRODUCTION DETAILING

Designing of production documents is supported in programmes TEKLA STRUCTURES and ADVANCED STEEL.

For users, who do not use the above-mentioned programmes, there is a software METCAM created by us and library of details in the format dwg.

In order to get the installation suite of METACAM programme, please contact our sales representatives.

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