Steel Joists, Decks and Girders:
Steel joists are structural load-carrying members with an open web system. Utilizing hot rolled steel, they support floors and roofs. Steel joists are designed as simple span members. MBS provides K, LH and DLH series steel joists, designed per the specification of the Steel Joist Institute (SJI).
|PRODUCT||SPAN WIDTH (FT)||DESCRIPTION|
|K Series||60||Standard specifications for open web steel joists|
|LH Series||96||Standard specifications for long span steel joists|
|DLH Series||144||Deep long span steel joists|
Steel Joist Girders
Steel Joist Girders are designed as simple spans supporting equally spaced concentrated loads of a floor or roof system. Steel Joist Girders are designed to allow for the efficient use of steel in longer spans for primary framing members.
Benefits of Steel Joist Girders
- Higher strength to weight ratio
- Typically erection costs are less
- Wider joist spacing provides a floor system with better vibration characteristics.