Trusses & Roof Types

The FRAMECAD system can be used to manufacture a range of trusses which in turn create a variety of different roof types.


This page contains a selection of some of typical trusses and roof types which the FRAMECAD system produces, If you need more information please contact us

Gable Roof - A Gable Roof is a roof type that has two pitched planes either side of a building, meeting at a common ridge which form an end vertical face (gable end)
Hip End Truss - A Hip Roof is a roof type where the roof planes pitch up from each wall and meet at a common ridge

Standard Truss - A truss that is used to support roofing battens or purlins, in conventional construction

Girder Truss - This truss is designed to support multiple other trusses in a variety of roofing applications

Truncated Truss - A standard truss with the top cord cut short and the truss apex removed 
Half Truss - A truss that is supporting roof battens or purlins 

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