The section reference of a zsection 232mm deep and 1. Z purlins declarations of performance downloads metsec. All purlins and girts shall be stramit sections or approved equivalent, supported by submission of section properties, purlin capacity calculations, bridging capacity calculations and a performance warranty, produced and detailed for this project. The section numbers referred in the flow charts are the specification section numbers. Performance comparisons vary by individual purlin size, span and bridging configurations. Product dimensional data and section properties maxspan zed and maxspan cee purlin profiles for 150, 200, 250 these purlin products are available with a wide range of accessories and a bridging system for the full range of purlin profiles. Section properties c sections the tas building supplies panels and profiles c section can be used as a sheeting rail or as a mezzanine floor support when the appropriate section is selected. Having a high strength to weight ratio eing economical. A double cleat may also be used to join separate lengths of section above a common portal frame see fig 2. Aisi specifications for the design of coldformed steel structural members. Advantages canams c and z shapes are very cost effective.
The new section range offers complete compatibility. They are mainly used for roof and wall purlins instead or hot rolled isections or u. Dimensions for c and z shaped section purlins x and y axes. The fourth character designates the section type z for z section. These properties are used to compute the laterally braced strength of sections. North american standard for coldformed steel structural framing. Section properties listed in this section are determined using the aisi north. Z galvanized purlin can be overlapped endtoend which makes it ideal for long runs in very large roofing applications, whereas c purlins are more convenient for shorter runs such as garages and carports. All purlins and girts are cold formed from highstrength steel to minimize weight while maximizing capacity. This saves 30 50% of steel in purlins relative to c section purlins. Canam canada fabricates a complete range of c and z sections for use as purlins and girts at its plant in boucherville, quebec.
Cold form zee purlin properties structural engineering. Steel zpurlins and z girts are also available with other depths and flange widths. Z purlins can be produced in an infinite variation, ranging from the smallest to the largest possible profile type, and in different overall heights. Full technical specifications on metsec zsection purlins. Reference of z section reference of the height of z section 232 mm and thickness 1. Optional openweb joists are available for wide bay applications with spans over 35 feet, and for mezzanine applications. Steel sections product range includes metal roof purlins and side rail supports systems consisting of a fully compatible range of zed, cee and eaves beam profiles made from cold rolled z45 steel in depths ranging from 121mm to 265mm deep.
The capacity of all canam canada coldformed c and z sections complies with the requirements of the cancsa. First three characters designate the section height in millimetres i. Hence calculations stipulated that the purlin top flanges on the roof level should be. General properties section properties section weight kgm d mm t mm a mm b. We strive to provide steel products for over 40 years with the finest quality being offered at very costeffective prices. The fourth digit is a letter that signifies the profile type ie z for zsection.
Section profiles and dimensions are included along with load tables, structural properties, detailing information and typical construction details. Lapped continuous spans result in a considerable capacity increase in the system. Lightweight purlins z crosssection geometries z purlin type of purlin thickness strip width height width of wide f lange width of narrow flange fold weight cross section area, gross cross sectioncross section area, effective bress brake roll formed max min length steel grade tnom w h a b c g agross aeff. Unfortunately they cannot be lapped with the standard z shaped purlins as i found out onsite one day.
Section guide volume 1 part i dimensions and properties i1 i156 part ii beam design ii1 ii256 part iii column design iii1 iii8. The products are formed from hot dipped galvanised steel coil to bs en 10147 fe e350g z275. It is mainly used in the construction, transportation and manufacturing industries where dimensional accuracy and highquality steels are required. Purlin and side rail tables have bean calibrated following extensive full scale testing undertaken at birmingham. All section properties stated are for full sections, holes not deducted from the web. Steel purlins in philippines power steel specialist trading. Chapter three introduces the geometrical properties of coldformed steel sections, these sections includes. Last two characters designate the section thickness 18 is equal 1. Flat plates used in connections as head plates, gusset plates or it can be utilized in composing builtup section. Preface north american coldformed steel specification july 2007 iii the north american specification for the design of coldformed steel structural members, as its name implies, is intended for use throughout canada, mexico, and the united states. Z and c members are available in 8, 10, or 12 inch depths.
Z section dimensions and properties the section reference of a z section 232mm deep and 1. Purlin gable cleader angle zed section rail cee section rail diagonal tie rail strut brickwork. Required are the cross section properties for the gross cross section and. The characteristic constructed section properties for standard section depths are summarized in table 1. Section properties for different purlin configurations can be found in the downloadable manual. This cad file can be used in your structural cad drawings.
Section properties in accordance to the american iron and steel. Steel z purlins and z girts are also available with other depths and flange widths. The first 3 digits of the section reference indicate the depth of the section in millimetres i. Cold roll formed zed purlins and c sections for building shell applications made from continuously hot dip coated structural steel. The new section range offers complete compatibility between zed and cee sections sizes. Purlin gable cleader angle zedsection rail ceesection rail. Preface the american iron and steel institute committee on framing standards has aisi developed aisi s240, north american standard for coldformed steel structural framing, to. The first 3 digits of the section reference indicate the depth of the section in millimetres ie 232 equals 232mm deep. An overhang may sometimes be required for support of raking girts. Engineering excel spreadsheet downloads civil engineering resources structural design engineering resources.
Sspecifpeci iically designed, or a standard c section, fascia cally designed, or a standard c section, fascia. As with all canam canada products, our purlins and girts meet strict quality standards. It is manufactured by roll forming using ssabs highquality steels. Canam purlins and girts catalogue canada canam buildings. Purlin and side rail tables have bean calibrated following extensive full scale testing undertaken at birmingham university, under the supervision of dr jian yang. Steel zpurlins and zgirts are also available with other depths and flange widths. Purlins and ezform structural sections 8007334955 contact your aep span representative for more information. The stratco capacity tables have been calculated in accordance with limit. Our zpurlins are the secondary structural members used to support the roof sheeting wall cladding. Purlin z our prepunched purlins are quick to install and suitable for both insulated and uninsulated roofs and walls. Mmany lcp purlins, both z and c profany lcp purlins, both z and c pro iiles, can be supplied les, can be supplied wwith downturn lips for special projects. All sections shall be produced from galvanised steel to as97 with a coating mass of at least 350gm 2. Design flowchart for using the north american specification and the aisi coldformed steel design manual 1022. Stabilization of the purlin top flange by the roof sheeting is a precondition for the use of lightweight purlins.
Nonstructural connections all z sections are rolled with broad and narrow flanges. Our z purlins declarations of performance plus additional technical downloads. The sections are generally designed by code number signifying the nominal depth and material thickness and letter prefix to indicate the profile. Tolerances all sections will be produced within the2 following tolerances. Z purlins can be produced in an infinite variation, ranging from the smallest to the. In unprecedented presentation of section properties in the egyptian practice.
Lately in australia, the two biggest colformed purlin manufacturers have released a new section which has additional ribs which increases the strength and stiffness of the sections. Section properties and load span table brochure presents load span capacities for albion sections eaves beam, purlin and side rail systems. However, this torsional force is partially resisted by the interaction of the clip and deck to the purlin. Depending on the complexity of roofs different methods to design z purlins are given in this standard. In addition, our sections come with a wide range of compatible accessories and can be supplied for the majority of cladding types. North american standard for coldformed steel structural framing, 2015 edition v this document is ed by aisi. The thickness and height of the purlin selected depend on span length and loads. These sections are normally only used over simple spans with the ends butted rather than lapped. When additional purlin strength is required, z section purlins of the same depth but greater thickness can be lapped as needed. Coldformed zsection is highly accurate roll formed standard section.
Doublelok doublelok is a metal standing seam roofing product attached to subframing using a vatiety of concealed, interlocking clips that provide for minimum panel penatration. The range available shares the versatility of the z purlins and can be used in. Z section dimensions and properties 8 the section reference of a z section 232mm deep and 1. The fourth digit is a letter that signifies the profile type ie z for z section. Channels stiffened and unstiffened and z sections with straight lips and with inclined lips. Model name z purlin section type z sections height 100, 120, 150, 200, 250, 300 mm thickness 1. Standard secondary framing consists of cold formed z shaped roof purlins and wall girts. The safety factors and the resistance factors for diaphragms section d5 have been revised. New south wales designers must refer to the new south wales lysaght supazed and lysaght supacee purlins and girts range. The profile has been optimised to deliver capacity improvements of more than 20% compared to standard purlins. All purlins and girts are coldformed using highperformance steel in order to minimize weight while maximizing capacity. While each has individual characteristics, both perform effectively and in many instances the choice of one section over the other can come down to the personal preference of the designer. North american specification for the design of coldformed. Metal roof and wall system new provisions for zsection compression members having one flange fastened to a standing seam roof section d6.
Zed purlin systems z and c sections for secondary steel structures design tables according to eurocodes easy design in software metspec 12 system solution purlins and side rails eaves beams floor beams framing large range of z and c sections. For this reason, z sections are also available with downturned bottom lips. Two basic cold formed shapes ceeplus and zed plus are used for purlins and girts. The s450 section properties and load span table brochure presents load span capacities for albion sections eaves beam, purlin and side rail systems. American iron and steel institute, aisi manual coldformed steel design 2002 edition 2003.154 1340 520 1356 1036 996 350 1029 590 425 536 662 927 1061 1419 1228 506 725 99 412 1338 626 1210 627 901 1160 34 1209 39 1046 611 846 710 925 242 833 1305 1386 688 58 1336 927 1033 1167 299 1103