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|Trusses - Truss Styles - Design considerations Ordering guidelines Buckeye basic trusses|
Common TrussThis is the most common truss set on 24" centers. It can be designed for 4' and 8' on center, for use with Shingle and Steel Roofing in a variety of Pitches.
Attic TrussThis truss is designed for use as a room. It is usually loaded at 35-40psf. It is a great way to add extra room above a garage, first or second floor on a house for a bedroom, living area, or storage. depending on loading of truss. 34 psf Bedroom, 40 psf Living area. Truss can used for hay storage, but must be designed for 80 to 125psf loading.
Scissor TrussThis truss is used for a Cathedral Ceiling or on Buildings that need more clearance in the ceiling area. Scissor trusses are set at 24" on center. When ordering, include the width of the wall (ex: 2x4, 2x6 etc).
Mono TrussThis truss is typically used on porch and shed roofs. It can be used at 24", 4' and 8' on center, for use with Shingle and Steel Roofing.
Lite Storage UnitsThis truss is a variation of the common truss. The interior webs are shifted out alowing more space in the center of the truss for storage. The truss is loaded for 20psf in the center area.
Gambrel Attic TrussThis truss can be designed to give the "Barn-Look" for a garage. However, the Gambrel Truss can slso be designed to have a room in it. Similar to the Attic truss, but with a square room, it can add an extra room to a building. Typically loaded at 40psf, the truss can be re-designed to be used for hay storage at 80psf to 125psf.
Studio TrussThis truss is a variation of the scissor truss. This truss is also set at 24" on center and ban be used for maximun height for a vaulted area. When ordering, please include wall size and size of a vaulted area.
Cathedral Truss(Modified Vault) This truss is also a variation of the scissor truss. This truss is typically set on 24" on center. This truss is commonly used to vault one room, while the next foom is flat. When orderng, include wall size and inside wall to inside wall dimensions of the room to be vaulted.
Flat TrussCan be used as a Flat or Sloping Flat Truss. Also can be used for a shed roof.
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