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Constructing Fabric Buildings with Solid Steel Frames

This article from Engineering.com examines how fabric buildings are constructed. In particular it looks at framing the buildings with solid steel tapered I-beams versus web trusses. It explains the advantages of being able to construct clearspan buildings, meaning structures that don't require...

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Structural Frames vs. Open Web Trusses

In this three-part series, we are going to break-down the structural integrity of tension fabric buildings, reviewing structural frames vs. open web trusses, fabric panel cladding vs. monocovers, and endwall design.  By the end of the series you will be able to openly see and understand the...

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