What’s the difference? Pin vs Plated Trusses

What’s the difference? Pin vs Plated Trusses

What’s the difference? Pin vs. Plated Trusses

As architects and engineers, our customers rely upon us to provide thoughtful, educated and substantiated recommendations for their structural design. We all have our specialties, yet we need to be experts on all design details – one of which is the roof trusses for light commercial construction.

Never fear, RedBuilt is here to help you better understand the differences in pin vs. metal-plated trusses. Check out the white paper “Pin vs Plated Trusses: The Devil is in the Details” by RedBuilt’s own Wilson Antoniuk to learn more about the differences in these two building options.

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