Bolted Scissor Trusses
Exposed architectural trusses
- Bottom Chord: 180 x 85 GL18S
- Top Chord: 180 x 85 GL18S
- Post & Web: 180 x 85 GL18S
- Span: 13.40 meters
- No of trusses: 3
Exposed bolted trusses assure any house or commercial structure a point of architectural focus which meets traditional or contemporary themes.
Scissor trusses are commonly used to create the look of a vaulted ceiling, ideal for structures with high roof pitches.
There are various configurations to a scissor truss but in its pure form, it is characterised by the crossing of two bottom chords, forming an X.
Through a collaboration process, Vicbeam designed this modified scissor truss to meet the homes structural and aesthetic requirements.
GL18 Vic Ash Hardwood timber was specified, though various timbers and sizes can be used to create large open span areas.