Technical Resources

Engineering Guidelines

Minimum Dead Loads

Lumber Conditions at Manufacture

Corrosion Protection for metal connector plates

Roof Trusses qualified under part 9 of NBC

Truss to Truss Connection

Standard Responsibilities in the Design Process Involving Metal Plate Connected Wood Trusses

Partition Separation, Prevention and Solutions

Verify Design Loads

The Wind Exposure Factor

Compression Members

Ground Snow Load Values for Ontario and Quebec

All truss manufacturers and project engineer, or any authority in jurisdiction must read the latest copy of the FT2009 standard documentation, which is an integral part of every truss design reviewed by our office located here.

Product Descriptions and Usage

For the Forejoist product description and usage document click here

Useful Resources

Truss Plate Institute of Canadafor information on truss design procedures, quality control in truss manufacturing, as well as truss erection and bracing please click here

Structural Building Components Association – for industry news, training, and further technical information please click here