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Open Joist™ Standard Repair Details

OPEN JOIST trusses are “stock” trusses constructed tin standard configurations. Because of this, standard repair details have been engineered for the repair of trusses that have been cut, broken or incorrectly installed. Repairs for common situations are shown below. Click on the appropriate situation to access the specific repair. If repairs are needed for situations other than those shown in this section, contact your OPEN JOIST representative.

Standard Repair Details include:

Cut Top Chord

Cut Top Chord

Cut Top Chord & Web Member

Cut Top Chord & Web Member

Cut or Broken Web

Cut or Broken Web

Grooved Bottom Chord

Grooved Bottom Chord

Grooved Top Chord

Grooved Top Chord

Grooved Top Chord (Critical Shear Area)

Grooved Top Chord

Allowable Perforation

Allowable Perforation

Cut Bottom Chord

Cut Bottom Chord

Cut Bottom Chord & Web Member

Cut Bottom Chord & Web Member

Cut Joist End

Cut Joist End

Cut Joist End (15 Foot Max Length)

Cut Joist End Max