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Wood Truss Facts
Rigidply Trusses are designed to satisfy a special and unique load case whereby the specified truss top chord live load is evaluated first, without any code reductions! A 30 psf load at Rigidply means an actual 30 psf design load. Rigidply is one of a very few manufacturers who insist on this level of load performance, making Rigidply trusses the strongest available!
Rigidply utilizes MiTek truss plates and design software, recognized throughout the world as the leader in quality, service and design accuracy. MiTek and Rigidply have a successful relationship dating back many years. Rigidply’s staff of truss designers and Registered Professional Engineers provides assistance throughout your entire project, potentially saving significant time and cost by participating early in the project design, feasibility and value-engineering process. Accurate web placement, optimized lumber and truss plate selection, and minimized bracing requirements yield a very efficient truss design that exceeds your design requirements. Every structural Truss Design is shipped with a drawing sealed by a Registered Professional MiTek Engineer.
Rigidply utilizes larger than required truss plates to allow safer handling at the jobsite by minimizing the potential for truss-joint and lumber damage while installing trusses. Rigidply’s manufacturing experience and quality are unmatched - no right and left sides required, and consistently tight tolerances make every truss meet your expectations. And, Rigidply’s quality is backed up by independent 3rd - party inspections from the Truss Plate Institute. Rigidply’s Trademark is trusses that are True, Straight, and Fit your building. The most well-kept and efficient equipment; the best and most experienced personnel; all combined with Rigidply’s lumber buying power ensure you will receive the HIGHEST QUALITY TRUSSES in the marketplace at a very competitive price! Why pay more and get less?
Specific Lumber Mills are used by Rigidply to ensure only the highest quality lumber is used in our trusses. Rigidply’s specifications are the strictest in the industry. Rigidply further evaluates each piece of truss lumber prior to it being used in a truss, based on our own internal specifications for wane, straightness and overall quality. Rigidply lumber is stored under cover to protect the appearance and performance of Rigidply trusses. These storage practices also help to minimize the mold potential in Rigidply’s trusses.
Rigidply Rafters, Inc. is known for our ability to meet all current and relevant building codes in a variety of situations and local requirements. We will work with you and your building official to eliminate the headaches. Rigidply complies with all current state and national building codes.