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Roof Trusses with Revised Wind Loading

Roof Trusses with Revised Wind Loading

Concerns about Roof Trusses and Solar Panels We are all aware of Hurricane Irma being the most extremely powerful catastrophic Cape Verde type hurricane, the most intense observed in the Atlantic since Dean in 2007. Forbes state that the hurricane season has just...

How Roof Trusses are Constructed for Earthquakes

How Roof Trusses are Constructed for Earthquakes

How Roof Trusses are Constructed for Earthquakes Earthquakes, we see how devastating they can be to the earth and humanity. Our structures often come down so easily and as a result, many livelihoods are ruined. Luckily for us, South Africa hasn’t been on mother...

Concerns about Roof Trusses and Solar Panels

Concerns about Roof Trusses and Solar Panels

Concerns about Roof Trusses and Solar Panels You’ve decided that it’s time to install a solar panel for you to benefit as much as colleagues, friends, family and other people do.  But where do you really begin with the process before just hopping into every possible...

Take off the load!

Take off the load!

Take off the load! Ultra-span roof trusses are trending within the roof truss industry... why? It’s light weight and cost-effective and that is why Kelbrick’s Roof Trusses as a fabricator of MiTek provides ultra-span steel roof trusses in Brits and Gauteng-areas. We...

Prefabricated Roof Truss Construction: 7 Deadly Sins

Prefabricated Roof Truss Construction: 7 Deadly Sins

Prefabricated Roof Truss Construction: 7 Deadly Sins With an excess number of Roof Trusses (herein after called trussed rafters) there has been, to date, no known failure of a trussed rafter “ex-factory” condition, a remarkable safety record.  Kelbrick’s Roof Trusses...

Kelbrick’s Contribution to Reduce Rhino Poaching

Kelbrick’s Contribution to Reduce Rhino Poaching

Kelbrick’s Contribution to Reduce Rhino Poaching Kelbrick’s Roof Trusses was recently approached by Nico Jacobs from Rhino 911 (Rhino911NPO Facebook) to assist in designing, building and installing a helicopter hanger roof in Kameeldrift Country Estate in Brits.  To...

We are not all created equal

We are not all created equal

We are not all created equal Some may pretend that they are perfect in every way, but unfortunately the perception of our perfection differs widely.  This is certainly true among roof truss manufacturers within the roof truss industry. What is a perfect roof truss...

Do you know what all goes into making a roof truss

Do you know what all goes into making a roof truss

Do you know what all goes into making a roof truss If you ask us, the roof truss designing and manufacturing process is pretty interesting. (But of course, we may be a little biased.) The exact process will vary by manufacturer and product, but in general, there are a...

Warning: SABS Counterfeits

Warning: SABS Counterfeits

Warning: SABS Counterfeits You’re searching for roof truss manufacturers and as you search on Google you actually find various manufacturing websites and they seem to be legit, because of the SABS approved ISO 9001 logo on their sites… But, do you accept quality...

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