Technical Description

General Information

Canam Joist is a welded open-web steel joist system that is fabricated from cold-formed channel sections and hot-rolled angles.

Made from cold-formed or hot-formed sections and featuring an isostatic design, Canam Joist components can be used in:

  • Roof framing: Joists: Up to 24 meters with a spacing of 1 to 3 meters, in such cases, the main trusses can be composed of open-web trusses. WPG’s rolled sections, concrete or glued laminated timber
  • Flooring: Joists: From 8 to 20 meters or more
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Canam Joisttm  is a welded open-web steel joist system that’s fabricated from cold formed channel sections and hot rolled angles.

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concrete

Concrete

  • Optimal use of foundation blocks
  • Possibility of using lightweight foundations, thus allowing for the integration of foamed concrete firewalls

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Cladding

Cladding

  • Low joist support height (120 mm)
  • Shorter or lighter building
  • Possibility of installing Agryss-type anchors along the perimeter of lifeline posts on Canam Joist components

roofing

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Roofing

  • Wide range of possible headers and large dome lights, without the need for additional header framing

sprinklers

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Sprinklers

  • Easily installed on chords
  • Adjacent to the roof (open-web joist support height of 120 mm)
  • Direct access, no need for elbow connectors

Click below for a complete list of technical specifications (PDF format)

Joist catalogue – Technical applications

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